2020 RSO Course Dates for Columbus, OH:
November 9 – 13, 2020 [this course has been canceled]
2021 RSO Course Dates for Columbus, OH:
May 10 – 14, 2021 [register online]
November 8 – 12, 2021 [register online]
Registration: You may register online, via fax or by telephone. To register online, click on the link beside the course date above.
The course for Columbus, Ohio will be held at the following location:
Holiday Inn Express Columbus Airport
460 Waterbury Ct.
Gahanna, Ohio 43230
Direct Phone Number: 614-428-8678
If you plan to stay at the hotel where the course is being held you will need to call the hotel separately to reserve your hotel room at: 888-236-2427.
Mention the “Nevada Technical” rate code when reserving a room to get a rate of $119 +tax/night for a king suite or 2 queen suite. The last day to book at discounted rate: 10/26/18.
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.
C.E.U. Credit: 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.
Units from the ASRT may be important to California residents because the state of California accepts these units in its program of continuing education required for renewing permits and certificates in radiologic technology.
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.