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Introduction to Radiation Protection in Interventional Radiology

March 22, 2022 | 18:00 CET



The programme of this webinar will cover dose descriptors, dose reporting, dose reduction tools and optimisation principles in FGI. The webinar includes presentations from medical experts (one presentation will be delivered by a radiologist, one by a radiographer and one by a medical physicist), online assessments, and a live Q&A discussion (based on audience questions). It is aimed at radiologists, radiographers, and medical physicists who want to improve their skills in: 

  • Radiation protection and optimisation in interventional radiology 
  • Understanding the use of dose descriptors in fluoroscopically guided interventional procedures 



After watching the webinar, participants will be able to: 

  • To understand the importance of radiation protection and optimisation in IR 
  • To review IR dose descriptors and their use in FGI dose reporting 
  • To understand current IR technology tools for optimisation patient dose 



  • Introduction by Prof.Graciano Paulo (2 min) 
  • 1st Presentation on FGI Dose descriptors and dose reporting by John Damilakis(20 min) 
  • 2nd Presentation on FGI dose reduction tools by Levent Oguzkurt (20 min) 
  • 3rd Presentation on FGI optimisation principles by Alexander Schegerer(15 min) 
  • Live Q&A from the audience, moderated by Prof.Graciano Paulo(15 min) 
  • Conclusion and key messages by Prof.Graciano Paulo(3 min) 
  • MCQ assessment


How to get CME credits

A CME certificate will be issued automatically if the following criteria are met:

- You need to attend the course online via live stream in full length.

- You have to complete the electronic evaluation questionnaire. To do so, please click the “Course Evaluation” button which will be displayed during the course in the right column of the page or go to the section “My Evaluation” of your ESR Connect account.

Evaluation is open from today 18:00 CET until March 29, 2022 23:59.

The CME certificate can be downloaded in your "My Certificates" area after you have evaluated the course.

CME Information

This session is accredited with 1 CME credit.