2 Day IR(ME)R17 Course (October)

Online via Microsoft Teams

Introduction to 2 Day IR(ME)R17 Course (October)

Our course for Operators, Practitioners and others working with ionising radiations for the exposure of patients ensures that participants receive the necessary core of knowledge instruction in radiation protection in medical practice, supporting their role to act in any of these capacities.

The course content has been developed to meet requirements outlined in Regulation 17 and Schedule 3 of IR(ME)R 2017, as well as for training of operators and practitioners.

This is a two day course that will equip qualified radiographers with the underpinning theoretical knowledge and understanding necessary to operate under the remit of IR(ME)R.

 

Course Topics Include:

  • Overview of the regulations
  • Employer’s duties and Employer’s procedures
  • Accidental and unintended exposures (SAUE and CSAUE)
  • Justification and Optimisation
  • The latest guidance on establishing pregnancy
  • The role of the Medical Physics Expert (MPE)
  • Diagnostic Reference Levels (DRLs)
  • Feedback from the CQC annual report

 

This course is charged at £440 (ex. VAT) per delegate, though we offer a discounted price of £400 (ex. VAT) per delegate to our RPA customers.

For more information about IRS’s RPA services, please visit our Sector Services page or, to speak to one of our team, please contact us here.

 

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40 spaces available

The following topics are covered by our experienced Lecture team:

  • Employer’s duties and Employer’s procedures
  • Accidental & Unintended Exposures (SAUE and CSAUE)
  • Justification & Optimisation
  • Notes on Establishing Pregnancy
  • The role of the MPE
  • Diagnostic Reference Levels
  • Quality Assurance of Equipment and the Remainder
  • CQC Annual Reportwith Special Guest Speakers

Programme

Day 1

9.15

Welcome and Introduction

09.30

Introduction Topics and Licensing System

10.15

Establishment of General Procedures, Protocols and QA Programmes

11.00

Case Study – Employer’s procedures

11.30

Break

11.45

Accidental & Unintended Exposures (including interactive discussion)

12.45

Discussion Session

13.00

Lunch

14.00

Justification of Exposures

14.30

Optimisation of Exposures and Estimates of Population Doses

15.00

Break

15.15

Diagnostic Reference Levels

15.45

IPEM Report 88 Overview

16.15

Discussion Session

16.30

Close

Day 2

09.15

Day 1 Recap

09.30

The role of the MPE

10.00

Case Study – Local Diagnostic Reference Levels

10.30

Break

10.45

Notes on Establishing Pregnancy

11.15

Foetal Dose Assessments

11.45

Discussion Session

12.15

Lunch

13.15

Equipment QA and Inventory

13.45

Case Study – Equipment QA

14.15

Training Requirements under IRMER

14.45

Regulations 18-22

14.55

Break

15.15

CQC Inspection - What to expect during an inspection

15.45

Question & Answer Session/Feedback

16.15

Close