Introduction

In this topic the learner is introduced to principles of radiation protection as well as shielding, occupational exposure, medical exposure/accidents and emergencies in radiotherapy.

Learning outcomes: Demonstrates knowledge of radiation safety, protection, policies and procedures in radiotherapy. Demonstrates knowledge of radiotherapy risks, errors and incidents.

Learning material: Principles of Radiation Protection

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Learning material: Shielding and Occupational Exposure in Radiotherapy

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Learning material: Medical exposure

This video is about medical exposure in radiotherapy.

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Learning material: Accidents and incidents in Radiation Therapy

This video is about accidents and incidents in radiotherapy.

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Mandatory Reading

European Commission Health and Consumers Scientific Committees: What are the current guidelines for radiation protection?

Exam


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