Radiation Safety Training for Veterinary Assistants Per the California Veterinary Medical Board Business and Professions Code section 4840.7, was amended effective January
Radiation Safety Training for Veterinary Assistants
Per the California Veterinary Medical Board
Business and Professions Code section 4840.7, was amended effective January 1, 2011, to require training in radiation safety and techniques for laypersons working in veterinary hospitals who are operating radiographic equipment.
The managing licensee of the veterinary premise must maintain records of radiation safety and technique training and the records must be available for review by the Veterinary Medical Board or its designee (e.g. hospital inspector) upon request.
The registrant must audit the program on an annual basis to ensure it remains within the scope and extent of activities requiring the program.
This on-demand training will cover:
- Effects of Radiation to the Body
- Competency and Training of Veterinary Radiographers
- Personnel Monitoring
- Occupational Dose Equivalent Limits
- Veterinary Radiographer Protective Apparel
- Positioning Equipment
- Veterinary Radiographer Responsibilities
- Patient Safety
- Employing/Supervising Veterinarian Responsibilities
SCVMA has brokered a discounted rate of $25.00 per person for members and their staff.
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