A brief overview of radiation with specific focus on the potential risks and hazards of exposure to both the patient and physician.
The Diagnostic Imaging Quality and Safety program was developed to provide a quick overview of radiation quality and safety specific to its use within the medical field. It was designed in conjunction with the Radiation Safety Primer located under resources as an easily accessible PDF file.
This e-learning activity is a form of self-study using enduring materials (e-learning modules) as defined by the Maintenance of Proficiency (Mainpro+®) Program of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). Self-study using e-learning modules is included under the Non-Certified Self-Learning credit category. Any non-certified activity is generally eligible for one non-certified credit per hour.
This e-learning activity is a form of self-study using enduring materials (e-learning modules) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Self-study using e-learning modules is included as an example of a Section 2 activity. Reviewing enduring materials is generally valued at 0.5 credit per topic. However, additional research/self-study using the e-learning can also be submitted as Personal Learning Projects (PLPs) where you will earn two (2) credits per hour.
We estimate that this activity should take 1 hour.
A quick reference guide for students, pertaining to diagnostic radiation usage and safety, with a focus on modalities that involve the use of x-rays.
A problem oriented, clinically focused and vividly visual text book that is a complete and comprehensive learning resource for medical students and doctors alike.
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