IRMER Radiation Protection Training for Referrers

29th March 2019. Hatfield, Herts

9am - 1.30pm


20th September 2019. Manchester venue tbc

9am - 1.30pm


£95 + VAT 


Refreshments and a course certificate will be provided.  


Payments can be taken by card or by raising an invoice.


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Course Content

Your Role and Responsibility as a Referrer

  • Know where to access suitable x-ray referral criteria.
  • Key staff roles and responsibilities defined in the Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2018).

Types of Radiation and Typical Doses

  • Appreciate harmful effects of ionising radiation, including the potential biological effects.
  • Be aware of the range of radiation doses from different x-ray examinations.

Risk Versus Benefit to the Patient

  • Principles of Risk versus Benefit.
  • Awareness of alternative imaging examinations and when to consider.
  • Where to seek advice including radiology department relationships.



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"I just wanted to thankyou for a fantastic course in Hatfield the other week. Was extremely useful and has already had an impact upon my practice"

Jenny Wilson. Capital Physio. 

Hatfield MSK Imaging Referral and Interpretation Course. Hatfield. March 2018.