Northern Ohio Chapter







Wednesday, November 13, 2013


Location:  Louis Stokes VA Medical Center

                    Wade Park Campus

                    10701 East Boulevard

                    Cleveland, OH  44106


Topic:  Patient Fluoro Skin Dose, Managing Uncertainty

              by Ron Leuenberger, CHP


Concern for The Joint Commission defined Sentinel Event is present when Air Kerma measured during a fluoroscopy procedure is >15 Gy. This lecture will address lessons learned (good, bad and ugly); and an assessment of what went right during interventional fluoroscopy cases with Air Kerma measurements >15 Gy.

Mr. Leuenberger is the Radiation Safety Officer at the Louis Stokes VAMC and a Certified Health Physicist. His experience also includes Medical Health Physicist with the Cleveland Clinic, past President of NOCHPS, and Health Physicist in environmental remediation. Ron is a graduate of Gannon University with a Master’s degree in Environmental Studies.


Dinner will be provided.


 Agenda:  6:00 – 8:00 pm  Dinner, Presentation, Tour



RSVP by November 8th to Ed Filppi





Joseph Nikstenas
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