Prepare for Your California

Fluoroscopy Permit Exam

Prepare for the Exam.
Courses cover the content areas in the California fluoroscopy exam.

Study anytime with these online fluoroscopy review courses.

Earn 12.75 ARRT CE credits when you pass the series.


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These courses cover radiation safety for the clinical uses of fluoroscopy.


Fluoroscopy Training Series

Purchase the entire series to help prepare for taking the fluoroscopy exam to obtain your fluoroscopy permit or supervisor and operator permit in California. Courses also sold separately. 

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Buy  Fluoroscopy: The Series

This package includes all six fluoroscopy review courses. Save 15% when you buy the six courses as a series. 
CE Credits: 12.75 Cat A+

$162 $216

Fluoroscopy: Radiation Protection and Safety

Presents an essential and comprehensive overview of radiation protection in fluoroscopy.
CE Credits: 2.75 Cat A+

$41.25 $55

Fluoroscopy: Operation and Safety of Fixed Fluoroscopy Units

Discusses specific elements of fixed fluoroscopy units that affect radiation dose and methods to protect patients and imaging personnel.
CE Credits: 1.5 Cat A+

$22.50 $30

Fluoroscopy: Regulation and Radiation Protection

Describes various international groups and federal agencies that have a hand in developing radiation protection standards and unravels the federal laws and regulations governing fluoroscopy and radiation protection. 
CE Credits: 1.5 Cat A+

$22.50 $30

Fluoroscopy: Mobile Unit Operation and Safety

Provides a comprehensive look at various aspects of mobile fluoroscopy imaging, including specific equipment features and ways to minimize radiation exposure to patients and clinical personnel.
CE Credits: 2.5 Cat A+

$37.50 $50

Fluoroscopy: Radiation Protection of the Eye

Covers every aspect of radiation protection of the eye, from the changing dose thresholds for radiation cataract formation to strategies to minimize radiation dose to the eyes.
CE Credits: 3 Cat A+

$45 $60

Fluoroscopy: Image Quality and Analysis

Describes various factors that affect fluoroscopy image quality including patient positioning, technique selection and equipment use. Also covers all aspects of image analysis, from evaluating positioning to assessing technical accuracy. 
CE Credits: 1.5 Cat A+

$22.50 $30

Additional Courses To Help Prepare for the Exam

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Best Practices in Digital Radiography 

Includes information about pre-examination safety checks, special considerations for pediatric patients, exposure measurement methods and dose minimization strategies. Quality control, quality assurance and building a culture of professionalism also are covered.

CE Credits: 2.5 Cat A
$37.50  $50 

Image Intensifier and Flat-Panel Detector Fluoroscopy

Describes the process of image intensification, explains the function of flat-panel detector arrays and identifies the components of fluoroscopy systems.
CE Credits: 1 Cat A

$15 $20

Characteristics of the X-ray Beam

Covers the impact prime exposure factors have on the x-ray beam; the impact SID, beam restriction and grids have on receptor exposure; and the techniques that reduce errors associated with grid cut off and Moiré effect.
CE Credits: 1.5 Cat A

$22.50 $30

X-ray Interactions with Matter

Summarizes the patient variables that can affect image receptor exposure. It covers the factors that reduce patient dose and how the use of beam restriction and lead shielding enhance image capture and reduce the risk of patient exposure.
CE Credits: 1 Cat A

$15 $20

Physics: X-ray Formation (8 minutes)

Not for CE Credit

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Physics: X-ray Emission Spectrum (5 minutes)

Not for CE Credit

Free Free

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California Fluoroscopy Permit Information

As of October 1, 2020, the CDPH-RHB will provide an expeditious pathway for eligible Radiologic Technologists to receive the California Radiologic Technologist Fluoroscopy Permit without taking the Fluoroscopy examination. 

Eligibility includes:

Individuals who have graduated on or after January 1, 2011 from a diagnostic radiologic technology program accredited by the JRCERT and passed the ARRT® radiography examination; or Individuals certified by ARRT on or after January 1, 2011 in Radiography and who are current ARRT registrants.

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Fluoroscopy Exam Content Specifications

Already have your fluoroscopy permit? 

All California-certified R.T.s with a fluoroscopy permit need to earn 4 CE credits that apply to radiation safety for the clinical uses of fluoroscopy within the two years prior to the expiration of their certificate/permit.