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Radiation Safety - Online Training

The MUSC Radiation Safety Office offers five different online training courses. The training courses are intended for use by MUSC employees whose employment at MUSC include duties that could potentially expose them to ionizing radiation. Access to these courses is restricted to employees by their NETID

Each training course is summarized below. To begin a training course click the appropriate link in the left menu bar.

Radiation Safety Training for Ancillary Workers
This course is designed to provide basic radiation safety training to individuals that use radioactive material in a ancillary setting. The training includes general instruction on radiation protection principles, regulatory compliance, health effects, dosimetry, waste disposal and emergency procedures.

MUSC Radiation Safety Training-Radioactive Materials
This course is designed to provide general radiation safety training for research laboratory staff at MUSC using radioactive materials.  This training, in addition to job specific training, is required by State and Federal regulations.  Topics covered include: Radiation physics, biological effects, radiation protection principles, regulatory and MUSC radiation safety program requirements and emergency procedures. Access to the training is available on CATTS via self enrollment or by contacting radiationsafety@musc.edu to request assignment.
 
MUSC Radiation Safety Training-Radiation Detection Equipment
This course is designed to provide information regarding common types of radiation detection equipment utilized at MUSC and reviews general procedures for performing radiation contamination surveys.  This is an optional supplemental Radiation Safety training intended for individuals who perform contamination surveys and other interested parties. Access to the training is available on CATTS via self enrollment or by contacting radiationsafety@musc.edu to request assignment.

Radiation Safety Training for Human Research Involving Radiation
This course is designed to provide basic radiation safety training to individuals that use radioactive material or radiation producing machines for research in human subject studies. The training includes instruction on obtaining Institutional Review Board and Radiation Safety Office approval human research studies involving radiation as well as general instruction on radiation protection principles.

Radiation Safety Training for Nurses
This course is designed to provide basic radiation safety training to nurses that work in proximity to sources of ionizing radiation. The training includes general instruction on radiation protection principles, regulatory compliance, health effects, dosimetry, and patient care.

Radiation Safety Training for Irradiator Operators (This training is restricted to additional application and approval processes)
This course is designed to provide basic radiation safety training to individuals that operate irradiators. The training includes general instruction on radiation protection principles, regulatory limits, health effects and emergency procedures.

Radiation Safety Training for Gamma Knife Operators (This training is restricted to additional application and approval processes)
This course is designed to provide basic radiation safety training to individuals that operate Gamma Knives. The training includes, general instruction on radiation protection principles, regulatory limits, health effects and emergency procedures.

Radiation Safety Training for Diagnostic X-ray Users
This course supplements the training x-ray users are required to receive on the operation of each machine they use. The training course is designed to provide basic radiation safety training to users that either operate or work in proximity to x-ray machines. The training includes general instruction on radiation protection principles, regulatory compliance, health effects and radiation monitoring.

 
 
 

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