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ASRT Reg. & rad pro

Regulation and radiation protection

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Although it has no formal enforcement power, which organization has published 2 reports that serve as the basis for radiation regulations in the United States, Canada and other countries a. NCRP b. ICRP c. ICRU d. UNSCEAR b. ICRP
Which of the following organizations ensures uniform reporting of data and info on radiation risk and protection : a. NCRP b. ICRP c. ICRU d. UNSCEAR c International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements
What is the annual effective dose limit for occupationally exposed individuals set by ICRP a. 15mSv b. 20 mSv c. 30 mSv d. 50 mSv b. 20mSv ( after Japan bomb survivors)
Public law 90-602 is related to which of the following a. licensing of personnel operating fluoroscopy equipment b. dose reduction equipment standards for fluor equipment c. storage of nuclear materials d. the creation of the CDRH d. creation of the Center for Devices and Radiological Health CDRH
According to the article. The US FDA focuses on areas in which the risk of radiation exposure is the greatest and which have the greatest potential to improve public health & safety. Which of the following are included in those areas a 1,2 b1,3c2,3 d1,2,3 a. 1 & 2
The committee on the biological effects of Ionizing Radiation of the National research council issues what are known as BEIR reports. What is the focus of the most recent report, BEIR VII NEXT CARD BEIR VII QUESTION NEXT CARD d. a comprehensive risk estimate for cancer & other health effects from low-level ionizing radiation exposure.
a Lic requirements the safe use of radioactive materials b. radiation quantities, units & measurement techniques BEIR VII QUESTION NEXT CARD d. a comprehensive risk estimate for cancer & other health effects from low-level ionizing radiation exposure.
c .risk assoc w/ dose-intensive procedures like interventional studies d. a comprehensive risk estimate for cancer & other health effects from low-level ionizing radiation exposure. d. a comprehensive risk estimate for cancer & other health effects from low-level ionizing radiation exposure.
Which of the following organizations is the primary federal agency responsible for conducting and supporting medical research in the US a NIH b. NRC c. NCRP d. FDA a. National Institute of Health NIH
Which of the following features does the NIH require vendors to include on the imaging equipment the NIH Clinical Center purchases a. last image hold b. pulsed fluoro c. pediatric protocols d. radiation dose tracking technology d. radiation dose tracking technology
Individual states can enter into an agreement with the _ to assume responsibility for enforcing radiation protection regulations including developing licensing criteria for fluoroscopy operators. a NIH b. NRC c. NCRP dFDA b Nuclear regulatory comission
The code of federal Regulations Title 21 contains regulations pertaining to all of the following items EXCEPT a. pharmaceuticals b. cell phones c. cosmetics d. equipment operator standards d. equipment operator standards
Section 1020.32 of the code of federal regulations title 21 applies to fluoroscopic imaging equipment or recording images from the fluoroscopic image receptor. Which of the following areas are included in this section 1020.32 Title 21 question
how the output from the x-ray tube should be calculated 2. radiation dose tracking technology 3. methods of limiting the source-to-skin distance a. 1 & 2 b. 1 & 3 c. 2 &3 d. 1,2,3 b. 1 & 3
The consumer-patient radiation health safety act of 1981 mandates the federal government to set minimum standards for a. the accreditation of education programs 4 people who administer radiologic procedures & the certification of those practitioners CONT a. the accreditation of education programs 4 people who administer radiologic procedures & the certification of those practitioners CONT
b. fluoroscopic and radiographic equipment manufactured after 1981 c. physicians operating fluoro equipment during image guided procedures d. the accreditation of educational programs for people who install and repair radiographic equipment a. the accreditation of education programs 4 people who administer radiologic procedures & the certification of those practitioners CONT
Which group of practitioners is NOT covered by the educational standards outlined in Title 42 of the Code of federal Regulations a. radiographers b. sonographers c. radiation therapist d. dental assistants b sonographers
Two different types of accreditation agencies evaluate radiologic science educational programs. _ agencies accredit ont the specific educational programs they are authorized to evaluate a. programmatic b. restricted c. regional d. limited a. programmatic
The consumer patient radiation health and safety act of 1981 cannot be enforced because a. The law is unconstitutional b. the act has not been passed by both houses of congress 1981 act cannot be enforced question CONT c. there are no enforceable penalties for noncompliance. d. the federal government cannot decide how it should be enforced
c. there are no enforceable penalties for noncompliance. d. the federal government cannot decide how it should be enforced 1981 act cannot be enforced question CONT c. there are no enforceable penalties for noncompliance. d. the federal government cannot decide how it should be enforced
If enacted, the CARE bill will a. amend the Consumer patient health & safety act b. allow the ASRT to set the standards for rad science edu. programs c. eliminate the use of lim. xray machine operators d. reverse the decision that the 1981 is unconstitu a amend the Consumer patient health & safety act
According to supporters of the CARE bill, which of the following are benefits of the legislation? 1. increased access to high tech medical equipment 2. decreased health care costs 3. fewer medical errors a 1 & 2 b. 1 & 3 c. 2 & 3 d. 1,2,3 b 1 & 3
The FDA recommends documenting any skin dose of _Gy (_ rad) and noting the location on the skin with a diagram, annotated photograph or narrative description a .5-1 (50-100) b. 1-2 (100-200) c. 2-3 (200-300 d. 3-4 (300-400) b 1-2 (100-200)
The use of _ decreases patient dose during a fluoroscopic examination a. high-level function b. magnification mode c. continuos fluoroscopy d. manual pulsed fluoroscopy d. manual pulsed fluoroscopy
Which of the following recording practices decrease patient dose during a fluoroscopy procedure? a. spot films and a high film rate b. 16-mm film and spot films c. 35 - mm film and low frame rate d. large format film and high film rate c. 35 - mm film and low frame rate
Today, fluoroscopy procedures are performed only in radiology or imaging departments. a true b flase b. false
With regard to the RA role delineation developed by ASRT and ACR, personal supervision means that a. the radiologist must be in the room b. the radiologist must be in the office suite immediately avail to provide assistance b. the radiologist must be in the office suite immediately avail to provide assistance
c. the procedure is performed under the radiologist's overall direction and control d. the RA is subject to self-supervision b. the radiologist must be in the office suite immediately avail to provide assistance
Which of the following statements is true a. Kentucky does not allow radiographers to perform fluoroscopy b. the ASRT advocates that fluoroscopy is within the scope of practice of RT's w appropriate guidelines b. the ASRT advocates that fluoroscopy is within the scope of practice of RT's w appropriate guidelines
c. Illinois requires fluoroscopy operators to pass an exam on fluoroscopic techniques d. The centers for Medicare and medicaid services consistently reimburse fluoroscopy procedures performed by RA's b. the ASRT advocates that fluoroscopy is within the scope of practice of RT's w appropriate guidelines
According to a survey conducted by the national cancer institute _% of the population surveyed thought radiation was a significant cause of cancer in the US: in reality only about 1% of all cancer deaths can be attributed to radiation exposurea34b44c54d64 d64
What is Image Gently a public awareness promotion to identify exceptional peds imaging facilities b. a grass roots parents org that advocates for fewer peds imaging exams D. A campaign to promote appropriate dose reduction techniques for pediatric imaging procedures
IMAGE GENTLY QUESTIONc. a trade org that lobbies for stricter regulation of peds imaging D. A campaign to promote appropriate dose reduction techniques for pediatric imaging procedures D. A campaign to promote appropriate dose reduction techniques for pediatric imaging procedures