Course Schedule: There are no courses currently scheduled for this location.
Registration: You may register online, via fax or by telephone. To register online, click on the link beside the course date above.
This Radiation Safety Officer Training course is designed to provide the technical and practical information needed to prepare a person to be an effective radiation safety officer. It will also be useful as general introductory training for anyone who works with radioactive materials or who may be required to be an alternate radiation safety officer.
Topics to be covered include atomic structure, properties of ionizing radiation, shielding, radiation and biological effects of radiation exposure, radiation detection and measurement, state and federal regulations, dosimetry, emergency procedures, records/documentation and transportation regulations. The course outline is available below in PDF format.
Continuing Education Credits: This course has been granted 32 Continuing Education Units by the American Academy of Health Physics. The American Board of Industrial Hygiene has awarded this course 5 CM points. The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) has approved this course for 30.50 continuing education credits.
Location: The course will be held at the Comfort Inn – Shady Grove at 16216 S. Frederick Road, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877. You may reserve rooms by calling the hotel at 301-330-0023. You should mention Nevada Technical Associates when you call.
If you would like to receive a course outline by fax, please call us or see the Outline in PDF format.
Is this course what I need to become a Radiation Safety Officer?
We have an extensive discussion of the above question at this link.