Radiation Safety, Part 3



COURSE TOPICS: collimationfilterssafety

This is Part 3 of the Radiation Safety series.

It’s helpful to take the 4 modules in order, but not necessary.


Part 3 of Radiation Safety covers:

  • Relevant historical tidbits about radiation
  • How procedures have changed to make x-ray safe
  • Radiation safety procedures for the patient:
    • Limitation of the primary beam (collimation)
    • Amplification of signal
    • Higher kV exposures
    • High frequency wave form
    • Compensating filters
    • Shielding, Part 1

A short quiz is included following the video. Answering these questions is necessary in order to access the course completion voucher.

About the On-Demand Video Format

  • This course consists of one 1-hour video, with a short quiz at the end of the unit. A dated certificate of completion will be available after you pass the quiz.
  • You can watch the video any time you wish, and you can take as long as you want to finish it.
  • Once you’ve purchased a course, it does not expire. Courses will remain available from your Account Dashboard, and you can rewatch them at any time.

About the quizzes

  • You have three chances to achieve the minimum passing score on the quiz. If you don’t pass on the first try, review your notes and rewatch the video, then try the quiz again.
  • If you are unsuccessful after three attempts, you will be blocked from completing the unit.
  • We automatically get notified when this happens. We will reset the quiz for you to have another attempt after you rewatch the video.

How To Start

  • Log into your account and go to your Account Dashboard.
  • Go back to the main Dashboard and click “your online courses.” All the courses you’ve purchased are listed here.
  • Click a course name and then click the first unit to begin.


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