Radiation Protection Supervisors (RPS) Course for Vets

Online via Microsoft Teams

Introduction to Radiation Protection Supervisors (RPS) Course for Vets

IRS’s course for Radiation Protection Supervisors (RPS) and those involved in X-ray practices delivers participants the necessary core of knowledge instruction in radiation protection in veterinary practice, supporting their role in X-Ray imaging.

This training course will satisfy the requirements of Regulation 15 (1)(a) of IRR17 and HSE information sheet no. 6 concerning training and appointment of Radiation Protection Supervisors.

 

 

This course is charged at £200 (exc. VAT) per delegate.

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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89 spaces available

Topics covered by the course include:

  • Radiation we Live with and Basic Principles of Radiation Protection,
  • Risk Assessments,
  • Small Animal Radiography, Horses and Other Large Animals,
  • The Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017,
  • Implementing Radiation Safety Local Rules and the Role of the RPS,
  • Effect of New Regulations – HSE Inspection Outcomes,
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

 

Discussion is encouraged since practical problems encountered locally can enhance the learning process for all participants. Course material can be tailored to meet  local requirements.

Programme

Day 1

09.15

Login, welcome and introduction

9.30

Nature of Ionising Radiation, Biological Effects and Dose Units

10.00

Risk from Ionising Radiation and Principles of Radiation Protection

10.30

Q&A Session

10.45

Break

11.00

The Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 (IRR17)

11.45

Veterinary Guidance to IRR17 and Practical Radiation Protection

12.45

Q&A Session

13.00

Lunch

13.30

HSE Inspections and Outcomes

14.00

Radiation Risk Assessments

14.30

Implementing Radiation Safety - Local Rules and the Role of the RPS

15.00

Q&A Session

15.15

Break

15.30

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

15.55

Q&A session and MCQ

16.45

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