Radiation Training

Prior to working with radioactive materials or equipment, Emory Healthcare employees must complete radiation safety training.

Training for healthcare workers will include the following topics:

  • Basic information about radiation and where it can be found at Emory Healthcare
  • Radiation protection principles, including time, distance shielding, and contamination control and prevention
  • Safety requirements for working with or around radiation, including PPE and radiation badges
  • Applicable regulations, license conditions, information notices, bulletins, etc.

Additional training is designated for the following specific job function(s):

  • Authorized Users
  • Authorized Medical Physicists
  • Nuclear Medicine Technologists
  • Nurses caring for patients containing radioactivity

For a list of courses, visit the EHSO Training Courses & Codes page linked below and click on the "RAD Safety - Healthcare" tab.

For more information, check the Radiation Safety Manual and/or contact your Radiation Safety Building Liaison linked below for further assistance.