Overview


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

  • Explain radiation dose basics.
  • Discuss the biological effects of ionizing radiation.
  • Compare deterministic effects and stochastic effects of radiation.
  • Describe the roles of diagnostic reference levels (DRL) and achievable doses (AD) in managing dose.
  • Discuss the Image Wisely campaign’s radiation guidelines for computed tomography (CT) and nuclear imaging.

COURSE LENGTH:  1 Hour
ACCREDITATION TYPE:  1.0 ASRT-Approved Category A
CREDIT HOURS:  1

Target Audience

This program specifically targets radiologic technologists and healthcare workers who routinely encounter ionizing radiation, especially those who work with adult patients. Other medical personnel also may benefit from this material.

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