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Radiation Safety and Regulatory Requirements of X-ray’s performed in a chiropractor’s office - Part 2 (2CE)


Total Credits: 2 including 2 OnDemand

Average Rating:
   55
Categories:
ACRRT |  Radiation Safety  |  X-ray
Faculty:
Victor Rizzo, DC
Course Levels:
CE
Duration:
1 Hour 37 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
License:
Never expires.


Description

This course is designed to give the chiropractor and the ACRRT certified chiropractic assistant who performs X-rays a clinical working knowledge of radiation safety, the latest procedures for x-ray examination of the spine and extremities and the PA DEP requirements to produce x-rays in Pennsylvania. Instruction of factors to utilize for protection of the patient and the operator while producing x-rays of the patient will be presented.

The 4-hour presentation will meet the PA DEP requirement for the DC and the ACRRT certified CA to receive the 4-hours of CE every 4 years, in between state inspections, and on those subjects outlined below.

Outline of this course:

Hour 1- DEP regulations for plain film X-rays in PA

             Taking phantom images for digital x-ray machines as required by DEP 

            Hour 2- Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Spine positioning.

                          Positioning for Pelvis, Sacrum, Coccyx, Chest, Ribs, Skull and Extremities.

              Common x-ray findings in a chiropractor’s office

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