Radiation protection in radiodiagnostics

Type: Online Course
Duration: 30 minutes
LanguagesItalian 

 

OBJECTIVES:

The purpose of online training course is:

  • Define the general risks of radiation protection
  • Define the risk in radiodiagnostics
  • Identify the different risks associated with X-ray equipment
  • Describe all protection tools

RECIPIENTS:

Healthcare facilities that have radiodiagnostic environments

Healthcare professionals working in radiodiagnostics.

CONTENTS

MODULE 1 - RISKS IN RADIATION PROTECTION

  • Legislative Decree 101/2020
  • Sources of exposure in radiodiagnostics
  • Diffuse radiation
  • Escape radiation
  • How do you protect yourself from radiation
  • Dependence of the risk on the duration of exposure
  • Dependence of the risk on the distance from the source
  • The importance of PPE: the attenuation of lead
  • The work environments
  • summing up

 

MODULE 2 - THE VARIOUS RADIOGEN MACHINES

  • Risk identification
  • X-ray machines
  • Low, medium and high risk
  • Remote controlled radiography apparatus
  • Portable equipment
  • Mammograph
  • Tac
  • Exposure in Tac
  • Interventional radiology

 

MODULE 3 - PROTECTION DEVICES

  • Passive means of protection
  • Active means of protection
  • Personal dosimetry
  • Dosimetric certificate
  • Internal rules of radiation protection
  • Emergency procedures
  • Abnormal events

Produced by: Piazza Copernico

Content edited by:

IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital

Teacher

Antonella Del Vecchio

COURSE CODE: 0008_21_02