Continuing Education

CLXT245 - CLXT Canadian Radiation Safety

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Course Overview

Explore the Canadian standards for the use of radiation as a Combined Laboratory and X-Ray Technologist. Determine the biological implications of using ionizing radiation and how to protect yourself, patients, and co-workers through the safe application of ionizing radiation. Describe protective practices and monitoring of radiation exposure dose. Apply the ALARA principle to cases where the patient, yourself, or others are or may be pregnant. This course is for currently practicing CLXT’s who want to increase their knowledge and professional development around responding to patient inquiries about the risks of having x-ray procedures performed.

Upcoming Offerings

Delivery Methods

  • Face to Face: class is scheduled in-person, with face-to-face instruction
  • Blended: class has a portion of face-to-face and online interaction
  • Hyflex: class has a flexible structure where it's optional for students to attend sessions in the classroom, participate online, or do both.
  • Remote Live Delivery: replaced online synchronous, where classes are fully online and scheduled at a specific time for students to attend.
  • Remote On-Demand Delivery: replaced online asynchronous, where students can engage with online class content at different times.
  • Remote Independent: online learning where content is self-led and no instructor.
  • Work Placement: class is a work placement
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