Ionising Radiation Regulations



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Ionising Radiation Regulations

The e-IRMER program is intended for healthcare professionals worldwide who use X-rays, nuclear medicine, or radiotherapy in the diagnosis or treatment of patients. This program is applicable to clinical staff, such as doctors, nurses, radiographers, and clinical technologists.

This e-learning programme has been developed and certified by the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine in partnership with Health Education England and elearning for Healthcare.

In Partnership with: Institute of physics and engineering in medicine

eLearning for Healthcare

Ionising Radiation Regulations: Interactive Learning for Healthcare Professionals who request or use Diagnostic X-rays

X-rays, alpha particles, and beta particles are radiations that have the ability to penetrate matter and can cause damage to biological tissues, including DNA damage that may lead to cancer or other health effects. Hence the Ionising Radiation Regulation online medical course to help protect professionals by educating them about the safety precautions and regulations. 

e-IRMER online medical course is designed for clinical staff who use X-rays, nuclear medicine or radiotherapy for the diagnosis or treatment of patients. It is relevant to doctors, nurses, radiographers and clinical technologists globally.


  • Meets UK theoretical training requirements under IRMER regulations
  • Essential learning for clinicians, nurses and radiographers who use ionising radiation, nuclear medicine or radiotherapy
  • Study online and fit the training around your busy life

Course Content

e-IRMER online medical course modules

  • Fundamental Physics of Radiation
  • Radiation Protection
  • Legal Requirements
  • Diagnostic Radiology

e-IRMER online medical course themes

  • Interpretation of the regulations
  • The basic physics associated with ionising radiations
  • The risks associated with ionising radiations
  • The radio-biological effects of exposure to ionising radiations
  • The production of X-rays
  • The applications of ionising radiations for diagnostic X-ray imaging (nuclear medicine to follow)
  • Practical examples of how to reduce patients exposures to ionising radiations
  • Practical examples of the roles of duty holders


Ionising radiation regulations sample certificate

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10 Hours.




Suitable for clinicians, nurses and radiographers who use X-rays or other radiations


12 months from registration on LMS.