Fluoroscopic Radiation Safety: Online Module

Course Description | CME Credit | General Information | Online Module


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Course Description

Course Goal
The goal of this online module is to provide participants with the information needed to safely and effectively minimize radiation doses to patients, prevent the possibility of acute radiation injuries, maintain both an actual and perceived safe working environment, and comply with state and federal limits on employees and the general public.

Target Audience
Any Swedish physician who works with fluoroscopic radiation must pass a fluoroscopic radiation safety quiz before working with such materials.

Learning Objectives

  • Patient Safety - Promote the "Culture of Safety," minimize radiation doses to patient and prevent the possibility of acute radiation injuries.
  • Staff Safety - Minimize dose while maintaining both an actual and perceived safe working environment.
  • Compliance - Review State and Federal limits on radiation dose to both the employees (staff) and general public.

Planning Committee and Content Developers
John Gough, Radiation Safety Officer 
Bart Keogh, M.D., Chief of Radiology, Course Chair
Daniel Susanto, M.D., Radiologist
Barbara Shaw, Medical Staff Services Manager
Danielle Westley, CME Specialist

John Gough, Radiation Safety Officer
Laura Jacob, MEd
Bart Keogh, M.D., Chief of Radiology, Course Chair
William Marks, M.D., Radiologist
Barbara Shaw, Medical Staff Services Manager

The planning committee members and faculty have no financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Commercial Support
No commercial support was used in the development of this CME activity.


CME Credit

Accreditation with Commendation
Swedish Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Swedish Medical Center designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


General Information

System Requirements

Adobe Flash Player 6,0,79 or later.
One of the following Web browsers (the stated version or later):

  • Windows: Internet Explorer 6, Firefox 1, Google Chrome, Safari 3, Opera 9.5, Netscape 7, AOL 8, CompuServe 7
  • Macintosh: Firefox 1, Google Chrome, Safari 3, Opera 9.5, Netscape 7, AOL 7
  • Linux: Firefox 1, Opera 9.5, Konqueror 3.3.1

To print your Certificate of Completion at the end, you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader. Follow the instructions on that page to download and install the software.

This is a self-learning module requiring the participant to review information and answer questions related to the content.

Estimated Time to Complete
Allow 30 minutes to complete the self-learning module and exam.

Important Dates
Original Release Date: December 31, 2011
Reviewed: December 2013 & 2016
End Date: December 31, 2019

Contact Information
Swedish CME: 206-386-2755 or email

Privacy & Confidentiality
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This learning activity is the property of Swedish Medical Center.


Online Module

CME credit will be granted only if you score 100% on the quiz questions throughout the module. The log-in to claim credit occurs after you complete the module, quiz and evaluation. *Please note you will not receive credit or a certificate for this program if you do not continue the steps after the quiz.

Start the Fluoroscopic Radiation Safety Online Module

After completing the online module/quiz, you will be directed to:

  • Click on the Finish button to Complete the CME Evaluation of this activity
  • Register to record participation and claim credit
  • Print your CME Certificate

Swedish Medical Staff Services is automatically notified after you complete this module.



Updated: December 28, 2016