From X-rays to eye surgeries, radiation serves a variety of medical purposes in modern hospitals. While radiation can be quite useful, it can also pose a variety of dangers to human health. The goal of this course is to teach you the essentials of radiation safety.
As a sales rep, you clearly don’t need to operate imaging equipment or handle radioactive material – but you do need to understand the basic principles so that you may visit a hospital safely, understand your customers’ needs, and have the expertise to recommend the appropriate products.
By the end of the course, you will be able to confidently answer the following questions:
- What is radiation?
- What are the dangers of radiation exposure?
- How can I avoid endangering myself or others?
- Where and why is radiation found in a hospital?