Tutor: Peter Cockett BSc BVetMed DVR CertSAO MRCVS RPA 2000 Certificate of Competence No 00001333
Venue: Various. See www.rpavet.co.uk for bookings and all contact details
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Course duration: ½ day (mornings)
Fee: £125 + VAT.
Course notes emailed to delegates. HSE now require any RPS to have attended a recent, relevant CPD course. MRCVS or RVN qualification alone is not considered sufficient.
Topics covered include:
• Production of X-rays; scattered radiation; image production
• Radiation measurement; units; personal monitoring
• X-ray equipment
• Risk; effects of radiation; risk assessment
• The controlled area
• RPS duties and responsibilities
• IRR17 & HSE interpretation update