The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to increase their knowledge of the AORN Guidelines for Radiation Safety.
This is a four-hour in-service on how to implement the AORN Guideline for Radiation Safety.
- Identify topics that should be addressed in policies and procedures as part of a radiation safety program.
- Identify the principles to observe to keep radiation exposure as low as reasonably achievable.
- Describe measures for minimizing patients’ and health care providers’ exposure to radiation.
- Discuss proper care of protective devices.
To earn 4.0 contact hours, the learner must have attended the in-service presentation and then complete the course evaluation. Learner has 30 days from registration to complete the course evaluation. Contact hours for this course will expire on November 1, 2021.