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Fluoroscopic X-Ray Radiation Dose Management Recertification

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INTRODUCTION

Credit Hours: CME 2.00

Target Audience:

Physicians and health professionals who use fluoroscopic equipment.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Review risks involved with occupational use of fluoroscopy.
  • Recognize and improve knowledge of radiation dose effects to the skin.
  • Gain knowledge of the regulatory requirements of the state of PA Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)
  • Improve basic personnel protection skills.
  • Implement techniques to optimize fluoroscopy image quality.
  • Implement techniques to manage radiation dose to patients, physicians, and staff.

Authors:
John Holmes, DMP, DABR — Diagnostic Medical Physicist, University of Pittsburgh, Radiation Safety Office
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
No other members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

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