(1)The licensee must provide oral and written radiation safety instruction to all personnel caring for a patient receiving implant therapy. Refresher training must be provided at intervals not to exceed one year.
(2)To satisfy section (1) of this rule, the instruction must describe:
(a)Size and appearance of the brachytherapy sources;
(b)Safe handling and shielding instructions in case of a dislodged source;
(c)Procedures for patient control;
(d)Procedures for visitor control including both:
(A)Routine visitation to hospitalized individuals in accordance with OAR 333-120-0180 (Radiation Dose Limits: Dose Limits for Individual Members of the Public)(1)(a); and
(B)Visitation authorized in accordance with OAR 333-120-0180 (Radiation Dose Limits: Dose Limits for Individual Members of the Public)(3); and
(e)Procedures for notification of the Radiation Safety Officer or authorized user if the patient dies or has a medical emergency.
(3)A licensee must retain a record of individuals receiving instruction required by section (1) of this rule in accordance with OAR 333-100-0057 (Maintenance of Records). The record must contain a description of the instruction, the date of instruction and the name of the individual who gave the instruction.
Rule 333-116-0430 — Safety Instructions,