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Medical Radiation Safety Officer MRSO Training Course


Course Title:

Medical Radiation Safety Officer (MRSO)

Course duration:

5 days

Price:

$1995

Course Summary

The use of radioactive materials in the medical field is continually evolving. To help keep you current with new techniques and procedures, Dade Moeller Training Academy* offers the Medical Radiation Safety Officer (MRSO) course for those managing or working with radioactive material in a medical environment. We offer this course regularly with free one-time refresher training for all former MRSO students.

Tailor this Course with Add-Ons:

DOT HAZMAT Certification — $200.00

Complete an additional 4 hours on shipping radioactive materials, as required by DOT (49 CFR 172 Subpart H) and NRC (10 CFR 71.5 and 10 CFR 20.1906). This module concludes with an examination, successful completion of which will earn you an additional certificate for 3 years.



Available at these locations: San Diego and Rockville

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Description

The use of radioactive materials in the medical field is continually evolving. To help keep you current with new techniques and procedures, Dade Moeller Training Academy – in conjunction with Versant Medical Physics - offers the 40 hour Medical Radiation Safety Officer (MRSO) course for those managing or working with radioactive material in a medical environment. We offer this course regularly with free one-time refresher training for all former MRSO students.

Students will gain a practical understanding of regulations governing the safe use of radiation-emitting machines and radioactive materials, as well as responsibilities for managing radiation safety in a hospital environment. In addition, students will learn how to implement a successful, compliant radiation safety program that will withstand rigorous inspection.

Recent updates to this course include:

  • New 10 CFR 35 regulations (effective 01/14/2019)
  • New Joint Commission standards (effective 01/01/2019)
    • Fluoroscopy
    • CT
    • Radiation Safety Officer
  • New therapeutic agents used in Nuclear Medicine
    • Lu-177
  • Updated accreditation language for ACR and IAC
  • Updates to Personnel Dosimetry Monitoring
    • Lens of the eye calculations
    • Double badging calculations
  • New NCRP Commentary 27 review of the Linear Non-Threshold Model
  • New Image Gently campaigns are reviewed
  • Updated AHRQ hospital survey on patient safety culture and Joint Commissions implementation of the safety culture project in survey processes

We also offer an option to complete the course material needed for DOT Hazmat Certification for shipping radioactive materials, as required by DOT (49 CFR 172 Subpart H) and NRC (10 CFR 71.5 and 10 CFR 20.1906). This 4 hour module concludes with an examination, successful completion of which will earn you an additional certificate for 3 years.


Audience

Those managing a radiation safety program or working with radioactive material and/or radiation-producing machines in a medical environment.

This course is intended for those working with both radioactive materials and X-ray producing equipment. If you are interested in learning primarily about X-ray safety, please see our Medical X-ray Safety class.


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