Radiation Safety

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.