Radiation Protection in Radionuclide Therapy Part II

The session will cover radionuclide therapy with beta emitting radiation and radiation protection for staff and facilities concerned with radioiodine treatment of carcinoma of the thyroid.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine

What will I learn?

  1. By the end of this session you will be able to:
  2. Explain why some patients undergoing radiosynovectomy with pure beta radiation should be in-patients
  3. Describe facilities for in-patients receiving radioiodine therapy for carcinoma of the thyroid
  4. Identify suitable precautions for staff caring for a patient receiving radioiodine therapy for carcinoma of the thyroid

Course provided in association with


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