Welcome to Radiation Dose Management in CT!

This e-learning program is designed to provide continuing education to medical imaging professionals regarding safety and quality in computed tomography (CT).

Throughout this e-learning course the participants are expected to:

  1. Learn the appropriate use of CT;
  2. Understand the various CT techniques and scan parameters;
  3. Understand CT dose metrics and tracking methods;
  4. Address the needs of creating various CT protocols, including those for chest, abdomen, and head, as well as those for paediatric patients; and
  5. Understand how to optimize exposure during pregnancy.

The estimated time for the entire course is 5 hours maximum. After completing the course, participants can take the final exam to receive a certificate of attendance. This e-learning course is provided in English.

Welcome to Radiation protection in fluoroscopy guided interventional procedures!

This course consists of six webinars organized by the IAEA in the period of 2016-2019. Each webinar is addressing a specific topic related to radiation protection of patients and medical staff during fluoroscopy guided interventional procedures.

Throughout this e-learning course the participants are expected to:

  • Learn about the growing use of fluoroscopy to guide various types of minimally invasive procedures in place of open surgery, and the associated radiation protection issues
  • Understand the radiation induced risks to the patient and medical staff in interventional procedures under fluoroscopy guidance
  • Understand key elements of radiation management during fluoroscopy guided procedures
  • Learn about the latest recommendations of international organizations on radiation dose limit for lens of the eye
  • Understand the various approaches to estimating occupational radiation doses to the lens of the eye
  • Learn about tools to map patient skin doses
  • Learn how to improve detection of skin injuries in patients and factors that help avoid such injuries
  • Learn how to utilize a local patient radiation management program
  • Comprehend the need for implementing a strong quality assurance program
  • Understand the influence of system specification and setup on optimization of clinical protocols

 

The estimated time for the course is 6 hours. After viewing all webinar recordings, participants can take a final exam to receive a certificate of completion.

Welcome to Safety and Quality in Radiotherapy!

This e-learning program is designed to provide education for radiotherapy professionals regarding safety and quality in radiotherapy. Throughout this e-learning course, the participants are expected to:

  1. Improve their understanding of safety in radiotherapy
  2. Learn techniques to reduce and avoid radiotherapy incidents;
  3. Understand the value and use of incident learning systems;
  4. Learn about useful sources of information to enhance safety in radiotherapy;
  5. Gain insight into improving safety culture in medical clinics/facilities.

The estimated time for the entire course is 5 hours. After completing the course, participants can take the final exam to receive a certificate of attendance. This e-learning is provided in English.

Welcome to Tips & Tricks: Radiation Protection in Radiography!ImageOverview

This e-learning program consists of individual short lectures on topics that are of relevance in radiography. The course is designed to provide education for diagnostic imaging professionals regarding radiation protection in radiography.

Throughout this e-learning course the participants are expected to:

  1. Improve their understanding of radiation protection in different subspecialties of radiography.
  2. Learn techniques for applying the principle of optimization.
  3. Understand the role and ethics of medical radiation technologists.
  4. Grasp the importance of proper communication with patients and legal guardians in terms of radiation protection.
  5. Become familiar with reject/repeat analysis programs (RAPs) and their role in quality control.

The estimated time for each topic is approximately 1 hour. After completing each topic, participants can take a final exam to receive a certificate of completion. This e-learning course is provided in English.

In this course the topics will be rolled out successively.