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Understand radiation roles and responsibilities

Overview of radiation roles and responsibilities

Understand what the different radiation roles are and how they work together to maintain safety in radiation businesses.

Description of terms

Definitions and descriptions of key radiation terms.

Request or prescribe a diagnostic or therapeutic procedure

Request a diagnostic procedure for a patient as an authorised person or make a referral as a general medical practitioner.

List of authorised persons - diagnostic or therapeutic procedures

View the list of people authorised to request a diagnostic procedure or prescribe a therapeutic procedure.

Last updated: 4 December 2020

About these pages

Learn about the different radiation roles in Queensland and where you can apply for the licence or certificate that allows you to perform the role.

Definitions and descriptions are also provided to help understand commonly used radiation terms.

Why do we need RSOs?

Watch this short video where Radiation Safety Officer, James Abbott, talks about the role and benefits RSOs bring to a radiation practice.