Occupational Shielding

This module will review theory and optimal shielding practices for Radiography Health & Safety.

This module is available on Clinical Library.  


Target Audience

This training is designed for any physician with an S&O Fluoroscopy license.

Learning Objectives

Physicians will be able to:

  • Identify the major components of radiation protection and safety for digital systems and fluoroscopic equipment
  • Implement proper radiation and protection procedures when utilizing digital systems and fluoroscopic equipment
  • Effectively communicate and educate others on the need and value of proper radiation protection procedure
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 0.50 Radiation Safety
  • 0.50 Radiologic Technology
    x-ray use or diagnosis
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The Planning Committee for this program includes John Rego, MD, Andrew Klonecke, MD, Chris Salem, Rebecca Stern, Camille Dennard, and Lisa Lau.

image TPMG Physician Education and Development is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

TPMG Physician Education and Development designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses may report up to a maximum total of 4.0 hours of credit towards the continuing medical education requirements for license renewal by the California Board of Registered Nurses.0.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™ be awarded per self-directed online module (8 modules total).

This program also meets the requirements for 0.5 Radiologic Technology credits per module.

While you are welcome to review this course multiple times, CME credit may only be claimed once within a two year cycle.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 0.50 Radiation Safety
  • 0.50 Radiologic Technology
    x-ray use or diagnosis
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