Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations E-learning Course

e-IRMER equips healthcare staff with the theoretical knowledge and understanding to help ensure patient safety during medical exposures to X-rays and nuclear medicine.

Stephen Evans
Former Head of Medical Physics, Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust, UK

e-IRMER | X-ray and nuclear medicine safety training

Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations healthcare e-learning course
  • Meets UK theoretical training requirements under IRMER regulations
  • Essential learning for clinicians, nurses and radiographers who use X-rays, nuclear medicine or radiotherapy
  • Study online and fit the training around your busy life

Certificated IRMER training for healthcare professionals

e-IRMER 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.

Quality-assured learning

e-IRMER satisfies the UK's theoretical training requirements for the medical exposure of patients to ionising radiations under IRMER, the Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2017 (Amended 2018). 

The learning sessions are highly interactive, with images and self-assessment questions, which help to develop and reinforce your understanding on key themes. You can track your progress online. Once the course has been completed, you can print off a certificate to provide evidence of training to your employer or the UK's Care Quality Commission for any inspections.

e-IRMER is available online so you can study around your professional commitments, without having to take time out of the workplace.

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

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Access to the full programmeCost
Single-user access for 12 months £80*

*excluding VAT where applicable

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Multiple or multi-year licences are available. Please contact us for details.

Access for NHS staff

If you work for the NHS and have an NHS email address, please register for the programme via: