The risks of cath lab radiation exposure and how to reduce them.

Course Details

In this course, you will learn:
  • The sources and risks of radiation
  • Strategies to protect the operator and cath lab staff
  • Assuring patient safety by understanding the risks and by carefully utilizing radiation

Method and medium:

Learners participate in the interactive learning modules by correctly answering multiple choice questions dispersed throughout. Learners will be prompted to try again, if a question is answered incorrectly.

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Estimated time to Complete: 40 minutes
Credit/contact hours: .5
Expiration date: March 7, 2021
Publication date: March 8, 2018

User Rating: 5/5 (1) Rating Details

Course Author

Michael Ragosta III, MD

Professor of Medicine/Cardiology

Dr. Michael Ragosta is an attending cardiologist at the University of Virginia Health System with a sub-specialty in interventional cardiology. 
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DISCLOSURE: This individual reports no relevant financial relationships with commercial entities.