Seminar Sheds Light on Radiation Safety and Dose Optimization in Radiology

Under the auspices of the Department of Medical Imaging Sciences, Saleem Campus, a significant seminar focusing on "Radiation Safety and Dose Optimization in Radiology" was successfully held on May 15, 2024. The seminar aimed to educate and raise awareness about the safe utilization of radiation in medical imaging practices. The seminar featured esteemed Chief Guest speaker, Prof Dr. Nayab Alia, who is renowned for her expertise in radiology and radiation safety. Prof Dr Nayab Alia covered a diverse range of topics pertinent to ensuring the safe and optimal use of radiation in medical imaging procedures.

During the seminar, participants had the opportunity to delve into various aspects of radiation safety and dose optimization. Prof Dr Nayab Alia provided insights into the latest advancements, principles, and guidelines concerning radiation safety in radiology. The discussions revolved around minimizing radiation risks to patients and healthcare professionals while maintaining diagnostic image quality. Participants, including radiologists, medical physicists, technologists, and students, gained a comprehensive understanding of the importance of radiation safety measures and learned practical approaches to optimize radiation dose in radiology practice.

Prof Dr Nayab Alia, in her address, stressed the significance of maintaining a balance between achieving diagnostic image quality and minimizing radiation exposure. She highlighted the responsibility of healthcare professionals in ensuring patient safety while utilizing radiological procedures.

The seminar concluded with an interactive Q&A session where participants had the opportunity to discuss concerns and seek clarifications on radiation safety practices.

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