Radiation Safety Classes


Introduction to Radiation Safety - Part I

Course Length: 3 - 4 Hours Register

 

The purpose of this self-paced, online course is to introduce new Radiation Workers and Authorized Users to the particulars of the Radiation Safety Program at MU.  The course content includes, but is not limited to, basic regulatory information and radiation safety program structure, basic radiation safety science, radiation exposure and dose limits, associated MU specific limits of contamination and radiation exposure, dose reduction techniques, surveys and instrumentation, purchase and receipt of radioactive material, security and safe handling, disposal of radioactive materials, spill response, and important information for the Authorized User.  This course must be completed prior to registration for Introduction to Radiation Safety - Part II.

The course is hosted by Mizzou Canvas.  You should turn off pop-up blockers before clicking the link to begin the training.  You will have three attempts to achieve a 75% or greater on your quiz.  If after the third attempt, you have not passed, additional in person training may be required.  There are 90 questions on the quiz.  The training works best when using the web browser Firefox.

If there are issues accessing Canvas, please contact Tech Support at techsupport@missouri.edu or (573) 882-5000.

 

Introduction to Radiation Safety - Part II

Course Length: 1 - 1.5 Hours Register

 

The purpose of this practical, hands-on course is to instruct new Radiation Workers and Authorized Users to the particulars of the Radiation Safety Program at MU.  The course content includes basic survey meter operation, performing wipe tests and meter surveys, using the Radioisotope Receipt, Transfer, and Inventory form, preparing containers for disposal of radioactive material, and placing a webPURF.  To register for this course you will need to login to EHS Assistant and select the Training Registration link under Administration.

 

 

Radiation Generating Machine Safety Training for Research Uses

Course Length: 1 Hour Register

 

The purpose of this self-paced, online course is to give basic radiation safety training for research uses of radiation generating machines such as x-ray diffraction units, x-ray irradiators, and electron microscopes. Topics covered include basic radiation safety, radiation biology, and radiation dosimetry.

The course is hosted by Mizzou Canvas.  You should turn off pop-up blockers before clicking the link to begin the training.  You will have three attempts to achieve a 75% or greater on your quiz.  If after the third attempt, you have not passed, additional in person training may be required.  There are 10 questions on the quiz.  The training works best when using the web browser Firefox.

If there are issues accessing Canvas, please contact Tech Support at techsupport@missouri.edu or (573) 882-5000.

 

Radiation Safety Refresher

Course Length: 1 - 1.5 Hours Register

 

This self-paced, online course is designed to give experienced MU Radiation Workers and Authorized Users a refresher on the radiation safety program.  Course content includes a brief refresher on topics found in the introductory course and any regulatory and/or radiation safety program updates.  Special requests for in-class training will be considered based on need and instructor availability.  Please contact the Radiation Safety Program for more information.

The course is hosted by Mizzou Canvas.  You should turn off pop-up blockers before clicking the link to begin the training.  You will have three attempts to achieve a 75% or greater on your quiz.  If after the third attempt, you have not passed, additional in person training may be required.  There are 35 questions on the quiz.  The training works best when using the web browser Firefox.

If there are issues accessing Canvas, please contact Tech Support at techsupport@missouri.edu or (573) 882-5000.

 

DOT Training for Class 7 Radioactive Materials

 
Course Length: 1-2 Hours Register

 

The intent of this course is to provide instruction for Radiation Workers on how to directly receive radioactive materials. The password for this course changes at the beginning of each month. If you may directly receive radioactive materials to your approved RAM space, you will need to contact EHS for the most current password. Once done, provide a copy of your certificate to EHS for documentation. DOT training is required once every three years.  

 

 

New Authorized User Review of the Radiation Safety Program

(Scheduled as needed — on-demand course)
Course Length: 1 Hour Register

 

This training offers an introduction to new Authorized Users to the MU Radiation Safety Program. This gives the Radiation Safety Officer or the Deputy Radiation Safety Officer a chance to become acquainted with new Authorized Users. This training is required for every new Authorized User. If you would like to attend this training, please contact Environmental Health & Safety.

 

Veterinary Medicine Imaging Safety Orientation

Course Length: 3 - 4 hours Register

 

The purpose of this self-paced, online course is to introduce new Veterinary Medicine Radiation Workers and Authorized Users to the particulars of the Radiation Safety Program at MU. The course includes Basic Radioactive Materials Radiation Safety, MU Veterinary Medicine Program Specific Radiation Safety, X-Ray Safety, and MRI safety. This course must be completed prior to working with Radioactive Materials, X-Ray devices, and MRI equipment at the Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital.

The course is hosted by Mizzou Canvas.  You should turn off pop-up blockers before clicking the link to begin the training.  You will have three attempts to achieve a 75% or greater on your quiz.  If after the third attempt, you have not passed, additional in person training may be required.  There are 56 questions on the quiz.  The training works best when using the web browser Firefox.

If there are issues accessing Canvas, please contact Tech Support at techsupport@missouri.edu or (573) 882-5000.

 

Veterinary Medicine Radiation Safety Refresher

Course Length: 1 - 1.5 Hours Register

 

This self-paced, online course is designed to give experienced MU Veterinary Medicine Radiation Workers and Authorized Users a refresher on the radiation safety program at MU. The course content includes, but is not limited to, basic regulatory information and radiation safety program structure, basic radiation safety science, radiation exposure and dose limits, associated MU specific limits of contamination and radiation exposure, dose reduction techniques, surveys and instrumentation, purchase and receipt of radioactive material, security and safe handling, disposal of radioactive materials, spill response, and important information for the Authorized User.

The course is hosted by Mizzou Canvas.  You should turn off pop-up blockers before clicking the link to begin the training.  You will have three attempts to achieve a 75% or greater on your quiz.  If after the third attempt, you have not passed, additional in person training may be required.  There are 10 questions on the quiz.  The training works best when using the web browser Firefox.

If there are issues accessing Canvas, please contact Tech Support at techsupport@missouri.edu or (573) 882-5000.

 

Radiation Safety for Radiation Oncology

Course Length: 1 - 1.5 Hours Register

 

This course is required annually and covers the basic principles of radiation safety as well as the MU Radiation Oncology program specific information for clinical work.  You must view all the information in "Radiation Safety for Radiation Oncology" before taking the quiz.  You are required to achieve a 75% or greater on the quiz to pass.

The course is hosted by Mizzou Canvas.  The training should take about 1 hour to complete. You should turn off pop-up blockers before clicking the link below to begin the training.

If there are issues accessing Canvas, please contact Tech Support at techsupport@missouri.edu or (573) 882-5000.

 

Radiation Safety for Y-90 Microspheres

Course Length: 1 - 1.5 Hours Register

 

This course is required annually and covers the basic principles of radiation safety as well as the MU Y-90 Microsphere program specific information for clinical work.  You must view all the information in "Radiation Safety for Y-90 Microspheres" before taking the quiz.  You are required to achieve a 75% or greater on the quiz to pass.

The course is hosted by Mizzou Canvas.  The training should take about 1 hour to complete. You should turn off pop-up blockers before clicking the link below to begin the training.

If there are issues accessing Canvas, please contact Tech Support at techsupport@missouri.edu or (573) 882-5000.

 

Radiation Safety for Nuclear Medicine 

Course Length: 1 - 1.5 Hours Register

 

This course is required annually and covers the basic principles of radiation safety as well as the MU Nuclear Medicine program specific information for clinical work.  You must view all the information in "Radiation Safety for Nuclear Medicine" before taking the quiz.  You are required to achieve a 75% or greater on the quiz to pass.

The course is hosted by Mizzou Canvas.  The training should take about 1 hour to complete. You should turn off pop-up blockers before clicking the link below to begin the training.

If there are issues accessing Canvas, please contact Tech Support at techsupport@missouri.edu or (573) 882-5000.

 

Radiation Safety Training for Physicians Injecting Radioactive Material

Course Length: 1 - 1.5 Hours Register

 

This course is required annually and covers the basic principles of radiation safety as well as the MU Nuclear Medicine program specific information for clinical work.  You must view all the information in "Radiation Safety Training for Physicians Injecting Radioactive Material" before taking the quiz.  You are required to achieve a 75% or greater on the quiz to pass.

The course is hosted by Mizzou Canvas.  The training should take about 1 hour to complete. You should turn off pop-up blockers before clicking the link below to begin the training.

If there are issues accessing Canvas, please contact Tech Support at techsupport@missouri.edu or (573) 882-5000.