Have all of your employees registered with the Georgia Department of Human Resources (DHR) and certified to use radiology equipment? If the answer is no, the GVMA has what you need.
This six hour video training course, on DVDs, was created in collaboration with the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine Department of Anatomy and Radiology to demonstrate proper procedures for the utilization of radiology equipment. The program comes with a certificate of completion of approved radiology training by DHR.
The Radiology Traning DVD's are a benefit available exclusively to GVMA Members.
To order your DVD's, submit the form HERE.
More information on radiology equipment in Georgia
From the Georgia Department of Human Resources
Due to recently enacted Georgia legislation and effective July 1, 2008, the Health Care Section of the Office of Regulatory Services (ORS) will no longer be performing routine periodic surveys of x-ray machines.
ORS will continue to perform initial state registration surveys and shielding design reviews, as well as complaint investigations which allege that an x-ray machine is not being used safely. (continued - click here to for more)
DHR definitions, exemptions and other regulation information
Official rules governing the use of x-ray equipment in Georgia - from the Secretary of State's office
Georgia Radiation Control Act (O.C.G.A. § 31-13-1, Title 31- Health; Chapter 13- Radiation Control) - click on the link and search for O.C.G.A. § 31-13-1