State of Texas Fluoroscopy and Radiation Safety Awareness CME Training Course
Our Advanced Training Program for physicians provides the training you need to satisfy the didactic requirements of Part 289.227 of the Texas Administrative Code requiring Radiation Safety Awareness Training for physicians performing Fluoroscopically Guided Interventions (FGI). Part 289.227 of the TAC, effective 5/1/2013, requires that physicians shall complete a minimum of 8 hours of Category 1 CME in radiation safety awareness training prior to performing FGI procedures. Our advanced training program for physicians satisfies these requirements. Our Advanced Training Program covers the following topics required by TAC 289.227:
- Principles of radiation protection;
- Biological effects of x-ray radiation;
- Principles of fluoroscopic systems;
- Operation of fluoroscopic systems used for interventional purposes;
- Fluoroscopic exposure (air kerma) outputs;
- High level control options;
- Dose reduction techniques; and
- Procedures for recording and monitoring patient dose
Those completing our Advanced Training Program are eligible to claim UP TO 8 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit. CME credit is provided through a joint sponsorship with MD Anderson Cancer Center. All of our courses are designed so that you can complete them at your own pace - you can access the material at any time from any computer or device with internet access.
This course is available now for $175.00. Click below to purchase this course.
We offer discounts for purchases of multiple licenses, as well as a custom management interface for institutions and clinics. Click here for more information. If you would like more information on this new Texas regulation, it can be found in the Texas FAQ on Radiation Protocol Committee Requirements and Radiation Safety Awareness Training.