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Radiation Protection Supervisors (X-ray)
Course Description:
We are pleased to offer you this virtual one day course; this provides Radiation Protection Supervisors (RPSs) with the necessary knowledge of the principles of radiation protection, procedures for safe working, applicable legislation and the implementation of UCL local rules to enable them to supervise the safe use of X-rays in their departments.

? The course has a multiple choice open book examination lasting approximately 15-30 minutes.

Please note you will be sent a Teams link nearer the time to join the course virtually.
This course covers the following topics.

  • The nature of ionising radiation and its interaction with tissues
  • Radiation quantities
  • Basic legal requirements - Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017
  • Relevant measurement and monitoring techniques
  • The principles of practical radiation protection
  • Radiation risk assessments and local rules
  • Contingency plans
  • Full role and duties of the RPS

Intended Audience:
UCL appointed Departmental Radiation Protection Supervisors (RPS)
Target Audience: All
06/07/2022 - 06/07/2022 Join Waiting List

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