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?
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?
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?