Overview

By the end of this program, the participant should be able to:

  • Recall the units used to measure exposure to ionizing radiation.
  • Discuss the implications of the inverse square law.
  • Recognize safety techniques that can be employed during portable fluoroscopy procedures.
  • Restate techniques that improve image quality while limiting radiation dose.

Target Audience

This program specifically targets radiologic technologists, surgical staff, and healthcare workers that routinely encounter ionizing radiations. Other medical personnel also may benefit from this content.