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Fifty Shades Of Gray: A Medical Physicists Guide As RSO

Kevin Nelson

K Nelson1*, (1) Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL

MO-D-Salon BCD-1 Monday 4:00:00 PM - 6:00:00 PM Room: Salon BCD

In a complex medical environment, ensuring compliance with ionizing radiation regulations and interpretations can be challenging, especially if an individual also has additional responsibilities beyond radiation safety. Participants will be expected to have a working knowledge of the applicable ionizing radiation regulations as they will not be reviewed in great detail during this session. Instead, issues identified during agreement state or NRC inspections will be reviewed. Particular focus will be paid to issues involving radioactive materials. RSO training requirements, use of unsealed byproduct material, required records, general technical requirements, security, and, a review of NRC enforcement actions.

Learning Objectives
1. Review training and education requirements for a Radiation Safety Officer
2. Obtain a better understanding of typical regulatory issues encountered in the medical use of byproduct material
3. Review recent NRC enforcement actions against medical use licensees

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