Notes on Fluoroscopic Radiation Safety

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What you will learn

Course description: 

Skill Level: Introductory

This tutorial is written for radiologic technologists and there are no prerequisites for taking the course. It reviews some fundamental aspects of X-rays and basic techniques for minimizing exposure to X-rays. It begins with a basic review of X-rays and then discusses practical aspects of radiation protection. Authored by Stephen Balter, Ph.D.


Course objectives: 

Upon completion of this module, the learner will be able to:

  • Understand the basic physics of X-rays
  • Understand the fundamental aspects of X-rays and radiation effects
  • Describe the basic techniques for minimizing exposure to X-rays
  • Understand fluoroscopic system operation
  • Discuss the practical aspects of radiation protection
Course details

Delivery method: 

  • eLearning


  • English

Course author(s): 

Philips Healthcare

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