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Radiation Safety Webinar

The American College of Nuclear Medicine (ACNM) is providing a one(1) hour webinar on 01/19/16 on Radiation Safety.

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NRC Seeks to Revise I-131 Patient Release

The NRC is seeking public comment on a number of issues regarding patient release of patients treated with Sodium Iodide-131 in order to revise a patient information brochure and patient release regulations in 10 CFR 35.75. Comment period ends 02/16/15.

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ACR Publishes Patient Dose Chart

The American College of Radiology has published a “Patient Dose Chart” intended to better communicate with both patients and attending physicians regarding radiation dose from various exams.

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MRI Annual Safety Training

MRI Annual Safety Training – CT Annual Safety Training – The Joint Commission (TJC) requires in their revised Diagnostic Imaging Standards, Annual Safety Training in both CT and MRI. MPC has developed documentation for compliance.

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CT Fetal Dose Calculation

Researchers at UCLA have noted that the meteric of CTDI-vol and patient size noted as “water equivalent diameter” are useful in determining fetal dose from CT.

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