X-Ray safety training is required annually for all individuals who operate x-ray machines and/or are routinely exposed to x-rays during work. Two different training courses are available online in the Learning Exchange.
Clinical X-Ray Safety Training
Please also refer to VUMC Policy Diagnostic Imaging X-Ray Safety.
- If you are present in the room with an x-ray machine while it is on, but do not operate the machine, you will need to complete the Clinical X-Ray Safety (non-operators) Course, which is available online in the Learning Exchange. To enroll, log into VUMC Learning Exchange.
- If you operate x-ray machines, you will need to complete the Clinical X-Ray Safety (for operators) Course.
- Coming soon: If you operate fluoroscopic x-ray equipment, you will need to complete the onlie course Radiation Safety During Fluoroscopically Guided Procedures. This course will be available in the VUMC Learning Exchange. Please note that the Clinical X-Ray Safety (for operators) Course is a prerequisite for this course, and must have been completed within the last year.