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E-learning course in radiation protection

This course is adapted for animal health care and is offered with the aim of ensuring radiation protection and fulfilling SSM's requirements for theoretical knowledge in radiation protection

Start and end when it suits you!

Price: SEK 495/person

Why a course in radiation protection?

...but doubt your ability to take and interpret gastrointestinal biopsies? Join us for a day and discuss investigation, biopsy results and learn how to handle the endoscope!

Target group and content

This radiation protection course is aimed at staff who take x-rays and veterinarians who prescribe x-ray examinations with the aim of fulfilling the requirements of the Radiation Protection Act for documented and completed training (SSMFFS 2018:1, 2018:2).

The duration of the course is approximately 1.5 hours and includes a review of the legal text, X-ray physics, risks with ionizing radiation and practical tips to reduce secondary radiation for the staff. The course is divided into seven parts where each part is followed by some knowledge questions. The training ends with a final test.

This is what the schedule looked like for the course in 2023

The course is divided into 7 parts and is estimated to take approx. 1.5 hours to complete

8:45 – 9:00 Registration 

9:00 – 9:45 Introduction to endoscopy, preparations (AS) and examination procedure (CH)

9:45 – 10:30 The path to the duodenum and ulcer (CH)

10:30 – 10:45 Coffee

10:45 – 11:15 The road to the ileum (AS)

11:15 – 11:45 Foreign bodies 

11:45 – 12:30 Biopsy interpretation (RG/CH)

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 6:00 p.m. Practical exercises in small groups -A total of 5 stations below

Why should you take this particular online course?


The course is specifically developed for nurses and veterinarians in animal health care, which makes it clearly practical.


The course is divided into shorter sections with knowledge questions after each section to optimize learning.


This web course can be completed on the computer or mobile phone, which gives personal flexibility when/how the course can be carried out and possible minimal impact on the daily clinical activities.


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The course is conducted on a separate e-learning platform. Course in held in Swedish 

Since this course is a pure web course, the course is done on a separate e-learning platform. Registration, payment and login take place from there. Proceed by pressing the link below.

Please note that course is in Swedish. 

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