Radiation Protection Supervisor

About the course

Introduction:

This new course is essential for staff acting as Radiation Protection Supervisors (RPS) in veterinary practice, or for those wishing to improve their knowledge of radiation safety.

It covers the relevant core of knowledge as set out by the Health and Safety Executive.

What are the entry requirements?

Must be as a minimum qualified to RVN or MRCVS

How long is the course?

1 Day

What will the course involve?

Theory based learning - Unlike other courses it has been specially tailored for veterinary staff by someone with extensive experience in this field. Topics cover not only basic physics and legislation, but things needed to confidently perform the role in the workplace.

How long will I be learning?

1 Day

What equipment will I need?

None, all is provided

How will I know if I am making progress?

Questions and discussions throughout the day

What course work will I be expected to complete?

None as such, you will be given training packs

What can I expect to learn from this course?

This includes management of dose monitoring badges, personal protective equipment, and tips on how to keep radiation doses low.

What other training programmes and progression opportunities are there?

N/A

Veterinary Nursing

Myerscough School of Veterinary Nursing has been an established provider of education and training for veterinary nurses for more than 35 years, with approval from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons granted in 1975. In this time the College has successfully taught many small animal and equine student nurses from all parts of Britain and Europe.

Veterinary Nurses (VNs) work alongside veterinary surgeons and provide a high standard of care and treatment for animals. This includes skilled supportive care for ill animals as well as undertaking minor surgery, monitoring animals during anaesthesia, providing medical treatments and carrying out diagnostic tests.