Protect Your Patients and Care Team: Lower the Dose Radiation Safety
This presentation will review basic radiation biology, including the safety equipment used for protection and for monitoring radiation exposure. We will also discuss the acceptable exposure levels mandated by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the ALARA principle (as low as reasonably achievable). Finally, we’ll review the amount of radiation that we’re exposed to on a daily basis in a practice and how to minimize that exposure.
• How to implement radiation safety protocols in your practice