This course drills home the risks of radiation exposure in the cath lab and covers strategies to reduce those risks for both patients and cath lab staff.
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=
Author(s): Dr. Michael Ragosta III
Estimated time to complete: 40 minutes
Credit hours: .5
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.