• Webcast

    'Roles of Ionizing Radiation'

    Tuesday, Jan. 23, noon Central time
    1 CE credit
  • What You'll Learn

    This presentation will focus on how ionizing radiation affects the radiographer and the patient. The introduction will focus on the evolution of radiology, how x-rays are produced and how ionizing radiation interacts with matter. Next, the different imaging modalities and their use of ionizing radiation will be discussed. Finally, the rising need of radiation protection for the profession will be explored.


    Objectives

    • Summarize the principles of x-ray production and x-ray interactions with matter.
    • Identify key characteristics of various imaging modalities and the types of radiation used by each.
    • Recognize the importance of radiation protection and describe methods to minimize radiation exposure to patients and personnel.
    Jeff Killion, Ph.D., R.T.(R)(QM)

    Jeff Killion, Ph.D., R.T.(R)(QM)

    Interim Dean and Professor, College of Health Sciences and Human Services
    Midwestern State University

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