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Radiation Protection of Staff in FGI

April 12, 2022 | 18:00 CEST

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COURSE INFORMATION

The programme of this webinar will cover legal aspects of occupational exposure, strategies to reduce occupational exposure, personal dose monitoring, aspects about pregnancy 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 occupational dose reduction for staff in fluoroscopically guided interventional procedures 
  • Personal dose monitoring  
  • Protection of pregnant workers 

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After watching the webinar, participants will be able to: 

  • To become familiar with legal responsibilities related to staff radiation exposure 
  • To review optimal strategies for occupational dose reduction 
  • To consider the importance of optimal personal dose monitoring in IR 
  • To understand the important aspects to consider regarding the protection of pregnant workers

 

PROGRAMME

  • Introduction by Prof.TBC (2 min) 
  • 1st Presentation on legal aspects of occupational exposure by Eliseo Vano (10min)
  • 2nd Presentation on strategies to reduce occupational exposure byJose Binghay (15 min) 
  • 3rd Presentation on personal dose monitoring by Paddy Gilligan (15 min)
  • 4th Presentation on aspects about pregnancy and FGI by Hilde Bosmans and Niki Bergans (15 min) 
  • Live Q&A from the audience, moderated by Prof.TBC (15 min) 
  • Conclusion and key messages by Prof.TBC (3 min) 
  • MCQ assessment