Radiation Safety Officer Training Course – Virginia

Radiation Safety Officer Training Course – Virginia

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The course fee is $1850.

Payment is not required at time of registration

The course location is convenient to Dulles International airport, with good connections to anywhere in the country and internationally.

Course Schedule:

There are no course dates for Dulles, VA currently scheduled.

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 Holiday Inn Washington Dulles Airport, 45425 Holiday Drive, Dulles, Virginia 20166. A few rooms have been set aside for attendees at a price of $129 per night. To reserve a room, call the hotel at 703-471-7411 and mention that you will be attending the course given by Nevada Technical Associates. Reservations received two weeks or more before the course start date will be given priority and reservations received after the cutoff date will be accepted on a space available basis.

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.