Radiation Protection in CT
EuroSafe Imaging’s mission is to support and strengthen medical radiation protection across Europe following a holistic, inclusive approach. Find out more information on what EuroSafe Imaging is doing to help improve radiation protection in CT below.
What Patients Should Know publications
One of EuroSafe Imaging’s aims is to improve information for patients and parents/carers. To support this aim, the Ask EuroSafe Imaging working group regularly produces publications called ‘What Patients Should Know’. Several of these editions focus on interventional radiology, which are all available here.
EuroSafe Imaging regularly organises webinars covering key radiation protection topics. The EuroSafe Imaging CME-accredited 2023 webinar series features a dedicated episode on radiation protection in paediatric CT and our CME-accredited 2022 raditation protection into clinical perspectives webinar series featured 5 episodes that covered CT, all of which can be watched on demand via the ESR Premium Education Package.
Additionally, our 2020 webinar series included 3 episodes on interventional radiology topics, which can be watched on demand, for free, here.
CT Tips & Tricks
Ask EuroSafe Imaging also has a CT sub-group that regularly publishes short online educational material for professionals called ‘Tips and Tricks’. These publications are all available for free here.
CME accredited courses
EuroSafe Imaging’s Tips & Tricks can also be accessed on the ESRs Education on Demand Platform as CME-accredited courses. There are a total of 7 CT CME-accredited Tips & Tricks courses.
The Education on Demand platform also has a range of radiation protection courses, including a course on CT radiation dose optimisation.
EuroSafe Imaging organises an annual poster exhibition to give stakeholders the opportunity to showcase their efforts to improve quality and safety in medical imaging and demonstrate their support for EuroSafe Imaging. Many of these posters have been published on radiation protection in CT, all of which can be found here.
- The IAEAs Radiation Protection of Patients Unit has published frequently asked questions on radiation protection in CT.
- In 2020, the European Federation of Radiographer Societies (EFRS), in collaboration with EuroSafe Imaging and the Radiation Protection of Patients Unit of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), held a Radiation Protection in Computed Tomography webinar series. This consisted of 5 episodes and recordings are available to view on demand here.