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Radiation Safety Officer Refresher (RSO-2)

rso-2-20101Our two-day Radiation Safety Officer Refresher (RSO-2) training is designed for RSO-1 graduates to reinforce and revive the information learned in the RSO-1 course. If it has been a while since you took your last RSO course, you owe it to your fellow employees to benefit from this highly acclaimed refresher program.

Our RSO-2 course graduates are eligible for the following continuing education credits, if applicable:

 

The Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists 11.25 Category A credits *

*CAMRT Credits are recognized by the ARRT, The ASRT, and all Provincial Associations under the CAMRT umbrella.

 

How you learn

You learn in a friendly classroom setting over a period of two days. Each day has several learning sessions. Appropriate refreshment breaks are included. Your learning is enhanced by lively discussions and video presentations.

You will receive a binder containing the course presentation slides and the course textbook. You will be expected to take time outside the classroom to learn the course material. To help you progress, you will be required to do one assignment and take a final exam at the end of the course.

When you complete the course requirements and pass the final exam, you will receive the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada’s Radiation Safety Officer Refresher (RSO-2) Certificate.

Subjects Covered

  • Overview of Radiation and radioactivity
  • Radiation quantities and units
  • Workplace radiation safety program: organization and administration
  • Employee training
  • Licensing of nuclear substances and radiation devices
  • Nuclear gauges and their applications
  • Operating procedures
  • Emergency management
  • Workplace inspections and audits
  • Transport of radioactive materials
  • Key sections of Regulations under the Nuclear Safety and Control Act
  • Discussion workshop: Evaluating a Radiation Protection Program
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