Online Imaging / Radiology CE Courses

Radiology and Radiation Safety

Author: Joann C. Wilcox, RN, MSN, LNC

3 Continuing Ed Credits - Imaging

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This course will describe the care and safety of the patient receiving non-interventional radiographic procedures and additional aspects of patient care being provided by the Radiology staff. Patient safety is defined as the prevention of harm and is a “fundamental right of all Americans” (Kizer & Blum, nd). Achieving this safe care is complex, and there are many obstacles in the way of accomplishing this level of care. It is recommended that all healthcare organizations make the safety of the patient a priority when delivering care and services to that patient. This priority can be introduced and implemented by the executive committee of the facility establishing patient safety programs with defined executive responsibility and with the creation of a culture of safety.


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