Doctors who direct medical exposures (physically or clinically) have a statutory obligation under Statutory Instrument 478 of 2002 (Article 13.1) to attend a course in radiation safety recognised by the Medical Council. An approved training course has been organised by the Department of Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering, Tallaght University Hospital. Attendees who attend the complete programme will be given certificates of attendance. Names of doctors will be forwarded to the Medical Council.
This course provides essential background and training in Radiation Protection which would be useful to all staff involved in areas using Ionising Radiation, i.e. Staff in Theatre, Interventional Rooms and ICU/CCU. CPD points are pending from Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
The course will run from 8a.m – 12.40p.m on the 6th December 2018 in the Robert Graves Postgraduate room, Centre for Learning & Development, Tallaght University Hospital.
Participants will have to turn off bleeps/mobile phones for the duration of the course.
All Bookings via: TUH Learning Station (Hosted on HSELand) before the 30th November 2018
Fee for all external applicants is €80. Fee for Tallaght Hospital Doctors is €40. The course is free for Tallaght Hospital Allied Healthcare Professionals and Trinity Undergraduate Medical Students. Please make cheques payable to – St. James’s Hospital Foundation – Payments will be collected on the day.