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Pregnant Radiographers and Radiation Workers Because of the increased health risks to the rapidly developing embryo and fetus, pregnant women can receive no more than 0.5 rem during the entire gestation period. This is 10% of the dose limit that normally applies to radiation workers POTENTIALLY PREGNANT ADOLESCENTS AND WOMEN WITH IONIZING RADIATION. PREAMBLE . This document is an educational tool designed to assist practitioners in providing appropriate radiologic care for patients. Practice Parameters and Technical Standards are not inflexible rules or requirements of practice and ar A The 10-day rule was established by the International Commission on Radiological Protection to minimize the potential for performing x-ray exams on pregnant women. The basis of the rule was to do abdominal and pelvic x-ray exams only during the 10 days following the onset of menstruation

Pregnancy and Work in Diagnostic Imaging Departments 2nd Edition Prepared by D.H. Temperton Published by the British Institute of Radiology in consultation with the College of Radiographers and The Royal College of Radiologists Responsibility for pregnancy determination lies with the referring physician, the radiographer or radiologist or technician. The date of the last menstrual period should be entered on a request form. Any missed or overdue period is of concern; the recommendation is to post a warning about pregnancy risk within the diagnostic department The foetal dose from a dental X ray exam, including CBCT, has been estimated to be between 0.009 μSv and 7.97 μSv. This is usually less than the estimated daily natural background dose received by the foetus. The use of an apron with lead shielding and/or a thyroid shield can reduce the dose to the foetus even further The declared pregnant student will: Provide a bi-monthly statement from her physician indicating she may continue her normal activities as a radiography student without limitation. Wear a wrap-around apron at all times when a protective apron is required Rules and Regulations and the ARRT Standards of Ethics. The Board of Trustees shall have the right to reject the application of any candidate for certification and registration if the Board determines, in its sole and absolute discretion, that the person does not meet the qualifications fo

Pregnant women today have a set of rules to follow, such as avoiding foods and certain drinks. However, some of these rules that you hear today may vary in different countries due to cultural reasons radiography is thus of great importance in both developed and developing countries. This Safety Report summarizes good and current state of the art practices in industrial radiography and provides technical advice on radiation protection and safety. It contains information for Regulatory Authorities, operating organizations

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  1. In all cases where it is known that the patient is, or might be pregnant, and radiography does take place, the request form should be countersigned by a doctor (usually the referrer/ consultant looking after the patient) to that effec
  2. RADIOGRAPHY EMPASES POLICY # DI 3.00 CLINICAL EDUCATION CENTER RULES AND REGULATIONS PURPOSE Due to the multiple Clinical Education Centers affiliated with the DI program it is possible for conflicts to arise between the policies & procedures of the DI Program and its clinical affiliates. This policy an
  3. considered a supplement to these documents. All radiography students are subject to the current rules and regulations set forth by Delta College, all clinical affiliates, and the contents of this handbook. During your Radiography education, the program faculty will strive to prepare you t
  4. ation doses, updated to reflect the data presented in NCRP Report No. 184. Download a customizable medical imaging fact card for your patients. Download a medical imaging tent card for your patients.

1Planar radiography refers to all standard forms of 2-dimensional X-ray projection imaging such as computed radiography (CR), digital radiography (DR), and screen-film imaging. 24 / Pregnant or Potentially Pregnant Patients ACR PRACTICE GUIDELIN This is where the 10-day rule comes into effect. The 10-Day Rule. The 10-day rule concept was established by the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) to minimize the potential for performing x-ray exams on pregnant women

No person may hold the X-ray tube or detector during a radiographic exposure. Authorised operators that are pregnant may take x-rays but must stand behind the protective lead screen. Pregnant operators must wear a monthly personal dosimeter Radiography is a type of x-ray procedure, and it carries the same types of risks as other x-ray procedures. The radiation dose the patient receives varies depending on the individual procedure. exam in Radiography administered by the ARRT. The Radiography program goals, outcomes, and assessments are periodically reviewed by the faculty as well as an Assessment Committee and results discussed annually by an advisory committee and communities of interest. All program effectiveness data is published on Radiography Program Website

TEN DAY RULE • In 1970 International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) recommended that In women of childbearing age, non-urgent x-ray examinations that entailed pelvic irradiation should be restricted to the first ten days of the menstrual cycle and the practice is known as the 10 Day Rule The method of ensuring that the embryo/fetus of a declared pregnant worker does not receive a monthly total effective dose equivalent of more than 50 mrem and total dose for the gestation period of more than 500 mrem. The method of informing declared pregnant workers of their monthly exposure and total exposure for the gestation period policies of safety practices specific to Health Care providers as well as to student radiographers working in diagnostic imaging. Within this document information on radiation safety, the program's pregnancy policy, the policy for repeat radiographs, direct and indirect supervision, communicable disease policy, information on late

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  1. ations and 83.3% of them have already refused to realize an unjustified radiography to the pregnant women. Globally, the erroneous knowledge on the biological effects of ionizing radiations and on radiation protection rules of the pregnant woman, were more counted with radiographers having more than 10 years of work experience..
  2. Revision Addition of flow chart and redesign of pregnancy declaration forms Revised lowest age from 12years to 10 in line with SOR guidance 0.3 Sept Radiographers Clinicians 10 & 28 DAY RULES
  3. The purpose of these local rules is to ensure that work is carried out in accordance with the Ionising Radiation Regulations 1999 (IRR99) and relevant guidance documents. The RPS ensures that all dental radiography is carried out in accordance with these local rules
  4. ations that entailed pelvic irradiation should be restricted to the first 10 days of the menstrual cycle. Its rationale was to avoid irradiating a fetus before the mother realised that she was pregnant. In 1984, however, the International Commission on Radiological Protection reported that there.
  5. When implementing the Ottawa Ankle Rules in the emergency or clinic setting, the relative reduction in ankle radiography was reduced by 28% compared to a 2% increase in a control setting not using the rules (P<.001). Foot radiography was reduced by 14% at an intervention hospital and increased by 13% at the control hospital (P<.05)
  6. ders, audit and feedback, and using radiographers as gatekeepers. Effects of change Documentation of the Ottawa ankle rules improved from 57.5% to 94.7% at the tertiar

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Radiation protection of pregnant women in dental radiology

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  1. This document is designed to provide basic information on radiation mechanisms, the dose from various medical radiation sources, the magnitude and type of risk, as well as answers to commonly asked questions (e.g radiation and pregnancy). As a matter of ease in reading, the text is in a question and answer format
  2. 1 The purpose of the Washtenaw Community College (WCC) Radiography Student Handbook is to provide students important information that is specific to the Radiography Program
  3. pregnant patient's lumbar spine. What if a woman does not yet know she is pregnant? The 10-day rule will help prevent exposing an embryo to ionizing radiation. It is physiologically impossible (at least improbable) for a woman to be pregnant during the 10 days following the onset of her menstrual cycle. During this tim
  4. The Radiography Program was instituted at Eastern Florida State College in 1974. Admission to the Radiography program is selective and is based upon evidence of probable success in the program. The radiography program faculty review each student application and ranks students according to an established, published point system
  5. Time, shielding and distance are still the practice for proper radiation safety for pregnant or non pregnant radiation workers. Radiation Safety Rules for Portable Radiography CT & in OR. Only necessary persons during portable radiography procedures are to be in the patient room. All unnecessary personnel are cleared from the area when a
  6. Rules and Regulations - Radiation Control program; Rule Title Revision Date §289.101 (HTML) §289.101 (PDF, 26KB): Memorandum of Understanding Between the Department of State Health Services and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Regarding Radiation Control Function
  7. istrative Procedures Act may change any of the announcements, information, policies, rules, regulations and/or procedures set forth in this manual. The manual is published annually and cannot always reflect new and/or modified policies/procedures

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Pregnancy Questioning The Royal College of Radiologist

The Ottawa Ankle Rules are reported 6, 7 to result in a 19% to 38% reduction in radiography costs associated with excluding ankle fractures after sprain injury. The Buffalo Rule is reported 6 to result in a 54% reduction in radiography costs These Regulations implement, as respects Great Britain, some of the provisions of Council Directive 2013/59/Euratom (OJ No L13,17.1.2014, p1) laying down basic safety standards for protection against the dangers from exposure to ionising radiation. The Directive repeals Directives 89/618/Euratom, 90/641/Euratom, 96/26/Euratom, 97/43/Euratom and 20013/122/Euratom Diagnostic Radiology and Imaging Services Patient Shielding Policy. We are changing a decades' long policy of shielding patients with a lead apron during exams which utilize radiation, including X-rays. Patient lead shields were initially recommended during the 1950's when a study on fruit flies prompted concern that radiation might damage DNA.

Radiographer Job Description Example/Template. Radiographers perform various functions in their effort to perfectly diagnose patients' diseases. Here is an example of a typical radiographer job description, consisting of major duties, tasks, and responsibilities commonly assigned to the role in most firms Pregnant women CAN have partners at scans, labour and birth under new NHS Covid rules December 16, 2020 PornHub owner MindGeek is sued for $80 million by 40 women December 16, 2020 Lily James Will Play Pamela Anderson in Series About Tommy Lee Sex Tape Scandal December 16, 202 Case Discussion. A 14-year-old accompanied by her mother presents with complaints of nausea and vomiting for two weeks. After her mother leaves the room, she admits to being sexually active and tells you that she has had unprotected intercourse recently with her boyfriend and missed a period

Treating the pregnant dental patient: four basic rules addressed. Shrout MK(1), Comer RW, Powell BJ, McCoy BP. Author information: (1)Oral Diagnosis and Patient Services, Medical College of Georgia, School of Dentistry, Augusta 30912-1241. Comment in J Am Dent Assoc. 1992 Nov;123(11):19. PMID: 1597644 [Indexed for MEDLINE] MeSH term The 28 days rule in radiography is another form of protective regulation used in radiography procedures to guarantee the safety of potentially pregnant women from undue exposure. This is a rule that can be said to have come to replace the 10 days rule in radiography as the 10 days rules seemed to have some levels of inconsistencies with the.

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  1. No pregnant industrial radiographer shall be re-assigned to other duties simply on the basis of information that the individual is pregnant. 2.4 Manufacturer of Industrial X- ray Equipment Manufacturers of industrial x-ray equipment shall acknowledge that such equipment is federally regulated in Canada (refer to Section 3.1 of this Safety Code)
  2. Pregnant women can now have partners at scans, labour and birth during the Covid pandemic Credit: Alamy. It will apply to at all stages of her maternity journey, from scans, to childbirth and the postnatal period. Until now, individual NHS trusts have had the powers to ban partners from the appointments and even the birth of their child
  3. There is an urgent need for prospective studies on clinical prediction rules, D-dimer testing, and diagnostic imaging to better inform diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (PE) during pregnancy, according to a report published in Thrombosis Research. Researchers wrote that existing clinical guidelines provide only weak recommendations surrounding the selection of appropriate diagnostic methods for.
  4. 5 WEST VIRGINIA NORTHERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE RADIOGRAPHY PROGRAM STUDENT RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT *A separate copy of this form is signed by each student & filed in the student's permanent file in the Radiography Program Director's Office. INSTRUCTIONS: Please read carefully & decide if you can commit to these requirements
  5. The Ottawa Ankle Rule can be used in the evaluation of ankle injuries to identify patients who have a low likelihood of fracture. This obviates the need for obtaining ankle radiographs in certain patients, reducing cost, resource utilization, radiation exposure, and potentially, emergency department length of stay
  6. ally ill. They work independently to assess, authorise, obtain consent and undertake individual exa

A foreign radiographer can work in Malta should the necessary documentation and competencies have been obtained and presented. Radiographers working on Malta should abide by the rules of the host country and title of radiographer will be used. An application form has to be filled along with the necessary authenticated copies of several documents The purpose of the hearing is to take testimony and evidence concerning the amendment of Title 247, Nebraska Administrative Code, Chapter 11 entitled Rules and Regulations Governing Department of Motor Vehicles Approval of Driver Safety Courses, School Permits, and Provisional Operator's Permits pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. 60-4,120.01, 60-4,124. Protection of Pregnant Patients During Diagnostic Medical Exposures to Ionising Radiation. Documents of the Health Protection Agency, RCE-9. 9. Hayre CM, Blackman S, Carlton K and Eyden A. Attitudes and perceptions of radiographers applying lead (Pb) protection in general radiography: An ethnographic study. Radiography 2018; 24: e13-e1 § 20.1208 Dose equivalent to an embryo/fetus. (a) The licensee shall ensure that the dose equivalent to the embryo/fetus during the entire pregnancy, due to the occupational exposure of a declared pregnant woman, does not exceed 0.5 rem (5 mSv) 17.8.9 Where applicable, pregnancy status must be documented for all radiographic examinations. 18. Welfare of Radiographers. 18.1 Employers should pay particular regard to the potentially distressing nature of some aspects of forensic practice, which could lead to PTSD in the individual forensic radiographer undertaking the examination.

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(A) Except as provided in division (B) of section 4773.02 of the Revised Code, no person shall practice or hold himself or herself out as a general x-ray machine operator, radiographer, radiation therapist, or nuclear medicine technologist without a valid license. (B) An individual seeking a radiologic license shall apply to the department on forms prescribed by the director State Laws and Rules. IC 16-41-35: Radiation: Radiation Control. 410 IAC 5: Radiologic Health. 410 IAC 5.2: Radiography, Nuclear Medicine, and Radiation Therapy Licensing. Extract of Non Medical Rules. Industrial Rules - Analytical Equipment; Industrial Rules without radioactive materials; Federal Laws and Regulations. FDA Mammography Quality. Some states require that limited radiographers obtain 12 CE credits while other states require 24 CE credits. We suggest that you contact your state radiation control agency for additional information. Contact information for national and state licensing agencies can be found here. 3 What is the gestational dose equivalent limit for the embryo/fetus of a pregnant radiographer? What is the limit per month? 5 mSv (.5 rem) for the gestational period & not to exceed .5 mSv per month (.005 rem, or 5 mrem). Can excessive radiographic density be attributed to over-development? Why? Yes handbook and college catalog. All student radiographers are subject to the basic rules and regulations of the hospital, imaging department, and the school program. Rules and regulations are found in every walk of life and to some extent are even more important in the hospital environment

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Administrative Rules Keyword Search declared pregnant women likely to receive, during the entire pregnancy, a dose in excess of 0.1 rem (1.0 mSv); The registrant in an industrial radiography facility must not permit an individual to act as a radiographer or a radiographer's assistant unless the individual wears a combination of a direct. Epidemiology of pulmonary embolism in pregnancy. The rate of pulmonary embolism (PE) in pregnancy is 5.4 per 10 000 pregnancies. This is 5x the risk of the general non-pregnant female population. This leads to 0.96 deaths per 100 000 pregnant patients, which accounts for 10% of maternal deaths Current occupational radiation control rules impose a special dose limit specifically for the unborn child (embryo/fetus) of any radiation worker who formally declares her pregnancy. This dose limit is 500 mR during the entire pregnancy. Normally the dose limit for a non-pregnant radiation worker is 5000 mrem per year Radiography and radiation protection is a core CPD topic. To take part in Vital verifiable CPD and complete the questions based on this article, turn to page 56 for instructions on how to subscribe (A) Terms defined in this rule are intended to be used only within this chapter of the Administrative Code. (B) As used in this chapter: (1) Access panel means any barrier or panel which is designed to be removed or opened for maintenance or service purposes, requires tools to open, and permits access to the interior of an enclosed fail-safe system

dose equivalent to the embryo/fetus during the entire pregnancy, due to the occupational exposure of a declared pregnant woman, cannot exceed 0.5 rem. The NCRP recommends that fetal exposure be restricted to an equivalent dose of 0.05 rem per month. _____ I understand that if I am pregnant or become pregnant during my enrollment in the Radiographer 5240 Praxis. 5242 and 5243 testing requirements for educators. 5246 Praxis. 5246, 5320, 5321, 6322, 5323, 5326, 5423 NASDTEC. 5246.1 3 years of required experience. 5320 NASDTEC Interstate Agreement. 5340 Apprenticeship License. 5380 Substitute. 5420 Level II Professional Educator's License Radiographers are part of the interdisciplinary team that plays a critical role in the delivery of health services as new modalities emerge and the need for imaging procedures increases. A comprehensive procedure list for the radiographer is impractical because clinical activities vary by the practice needs and expertise of the radiographer

A. Ascertain that each veterinary radiographer demonstrates familiarity with radiation safety rules. B. Assure that no individual stands in the path of the primary beam C. Provide radiographers with personnel monitoring devices D. All of the abov Local rules aiding radiation protection and defining PPE use will be also addressed in the document. Radiation protection methods to reduce patient dose has not been elaborated and special arrangements for pregnant radiographer such as rotating out of high exposure areas such as mobile x-ray and fluoroscopy and wearing a secondary badge. Radiographers from the UK have recognised advanced practitioner roles where they are employed to share in the task of reporting radiographic images. 41 Apart from the responsibility of reporting, radiographers must also justify each diagnostic imaging examination to determine its appropriateness. 42 American radiographers are also participating.

veterinarian must instruct occupationally exposed individuals (veterinary radiographers) of the health protection problems associated with radiation. A special situation arises with occupationally exposed women of childbearing age. Precaution should be taken by limiting exposure to young women, especially if they are pregnant A woman who is 3 months pregnant has been in a motor vehicle accident. The emergency room physician suspects there is injury to her cervical spine and thus feels justified in ordering an x-ray examination to aid in determining the extent of the patient's injury. Because the patient is pregnant, the radiographer should •Are radiation workers and have declared a pregnancy or planned pregnancy. • Enter a High Radiation Area (exposure to greater than 100 millirem in any one hour). • Operate analytical X-ray devices (ring and whole body badges). • Meet special criteria as assessed by the Radiation Safety Officer. Badge Exchange and Processing Badges are exchanged monthly or bimonthly (except for Declared.

These Local Rules are intended to indicate the general arrangements for work with X-ray sources of ionising radiations that are in force at this University. These arrangements put into practice the requirements of the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999. For the purpose of these Local Rules work with ionising radiation includes: 1 Title 32: Energy - Chapter II: IEMA (radiation) This Part governs the proceedings of any adjudicatory administrative hearing of IEMA. This Part provides general requirements for all persons who receive, possess, use, transfer, own or acquire any source of radiation within the State of Illinois. Proposed Amendment Radiography students represent the radiography program, profession, and Galveston College; therefore, students are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner in the classroom and clinical settings. Any student requiring disciplinary action will be subject to the policies outlined in this handbook and the Galveston College Catalog

You must have read and understood the Local Rules before starting work on your experiment. Please contact the RPS if you have any questions about the Local Rules. R55 local rules.pdf R80 local rules.pdf Personal Dosimetry & System of Work. All ISIS users are required to wear a personal dosimeter, which is issued from the Health Physics Office canine pregnancy diagnosis 1. Canine pregnancy diagnosis 2. why we go for pregnancy diagnosis in dogs ? Valuable to clients Allows appropriate changes in schedule of working of show dogs Valuable to veterinarians if owner wants early termination of pregnancy in case of mismating. Allows better management of bitch during pregnancy Rules out pseudo pregnancy at early stag Attention: Newly Adopted Rules Cultural Competency CE requirement upon renewal of all licenses and permits. Compliance with Governor's Orders During A Declared Emergency. Note: GRACE PERIOD UNTIL: 12/01/2021 All renewals applied for on or after December 1st, 2021 will need to include 1- hour of Cultural Competency CE.. ____ Lab Safety Rules 63 Lab Key Check Out Procedure 63 Leave of absence from program 51 Licensure: Pregnancy policy 55-56 Radiography Program will be a leader in diagnostic imaging workforce development by providin

Generally, a single 'local rules' document is sufficient to cover all types of dental radiography at a practice (intra-oral, panoramic, cephalometric and dental CBCT). However, a practice could choose to have separate sets of local rules for each surgery containing an X-ray set, or for different types of X-ray equipment Welcome to the Health Physics Society. Find information and answers to your questions about radiation and radiation safety/protection. For many years radiation has been beneficial to human beings for medical diagnosis and therapy, scientific research, and generating electrical power. However, when used in unsafe ways, radiation can harm people Patients receiving IV iodinated contrast media prior to CT or X-rays to improve visibility of the results. Special considerations are required for patients with renal failure, multiple myeloma, or those taking Metformin. Acute contrast reactions such as hives or bronchospasm are possible Office of Radiation Control. Welcome to the Office of Radiation Control (ORC). Our mission is to protect the health and safety of Delawareans by regulating the use of ionizing radiation in medicine, industry, research and education, and to provide health protection resources in the event of a radiological emergency

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An X-ray (also called radiography) is a painless test that is used to see inside the body and differentiate between soft tissues and dense matter (such as bones). An X-ray is commonly used for locating fractures and infections in the bones and detecting benign or cancerous tumors, arthritis, blocked blood vessels, or tooth decay Online CPD - Radiography - Understanding Local Rules. This module of the dental radiography CPD topic explores local rules, their content and importance and provides information on how to manage radiation for pregnant patients and staff. This CPD module provides. Online Dental CPD. £8.00 ex VAT When the decision rules are used to rule out a patient for significant fractures, the probability of fractures were estimated to be 0% (95% CI, 0% to 0.8%) in the ankle series, and 0% (95% CI, 0% to 0.4%) in the foot series. Using the Ottawa ankle rules, X-ray imaging can be reduced 34% for the ankle series and 30% for the foot series In order to get credit, the post test must follow ARRT* CE rules. The rules have been recently updated in 2016. This means that there are 8 questions for each 1 credit to a maximum of 120 questions. So, a 1 credit course has 8 questions, a 4 credit course has 24 questions, and so on, but anything over 15 credits has 120 questions

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New IRMER guidance published. The BIR has been involved in a working party to produce new guidance on IR (ME)R Implications for clinical practice in diagnostic imaging, interventional radiology and diagnostic nuclear medicine. This vital guidance which supports everyone working in medical and non-medical exposures in clinical settings seeks to. Radiography is a multi-dimensional career that includes digital radiography, trauma radiography and fluoroscopy. Radiographers have many advanced imaging opportunities available including computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and cardiovascular intervention radiography

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The Canadian C-Spine Rule was tested on a convenience sample of 8,924 alert and stable trauma patients in 10 Canadian emergency departments with 151 cases of clinically significant C-spine injury and proved to have a sensitivity of 100% (95% CI: 98-100%) and a specificity of 42.5% (95% CI: 40-44%) Radiography is a commonly used diagnostic tool in veterinary practice. A fundamental understanding of how radiographs are created enables the user to select the most appropriate exposure factor settings during radiograph production, in order to achieve optimal image quality. There are currently three types of radiography systems available for. Details. This document explains how certain requirements in The Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2017 and The Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations (Northern Ireland. In order to register for any radiography course, a student must be admitted into the program. Graduation from the college is not the sole criteria for obtaining qualification to practice Radiologic Technology in the state of Arizona. Licensing requirements are the exclusive responsibility of the American Registry o Those of us in the field have always known that draping that lead apron over you when getting an X-ray at the hospital or the dentist was not necessary, that it didn't protect you or lower any.

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Pregnant women CAN have partners at scans, labour and birth under new NHS Covid rules. Vanessa Chalmers, Digital Gynaecologists and the Society and College of Radiographers, said they were. Radiographers provide patient care essential to radiologic procedures; this includes exercising judgment when performing medical imaging procedures. When providing patient services, the radiographer adheres to the principles of radiation protection for the patient, self and others