Current Hot Topics in Imaging [9:00am CST] (Live Webinar)

Current Hot Topics in Imaging [9:00am CST] (Live Webinar)
Course ID: Webinar-CurrHotTopImg-3901-158
Event Location:Advanced Health Education Center, 8502 Tybor Drive, Houston, Texas, USA, 77074
Credit: 3 Category A Credits Direct
Date: 07/23/2018 09:00 am - 07/23/2018 12:00 pm
Price: $49.95 $32.50
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Online and phone registrations for live webinars close 1 hour before the event start time, which is in Central Standard Time (CST). Please give us a call at 1-800-239-1361 for all online registrations placed for webinars that will take place the same day in order to ensure you get your link to view the course.

*This live, instructor-directed course meets the Texas Medical Board requirements for all registered Medical Radiologic Technologists to obtain at least 3 hours of instructor-directed continuing education. Please refer to the TMB website for more information at this LINK.

**AHEC Live Webinars and Simulcasts are hosted through Zoom. You can use a computer/laptop or an Android/iOS mobile device. Click the following link to download the required plugin for "Zoom Client for Meetings": Please scroll down to view the system requirements for Zoom. For detailed instructions on preparation and completion of a webinar or simulcast click this LINK.**

Course Topics:

  • Social Media Mistakes that Can Get You in Hot Water 

o   Statistics on Social Media

o   Legislation and Social Media

o   They Got Fired for What?

  • Is New Technology Doing-in Your Radiation Safety Strategies 

o   New Technology Mistakes Technologists Make

o   Understanding the Bells and the Whistles of Digital

o   Manufacturers Like to Be Different and How this Affects the Technologist

  • Keeping Your First Procedure from Becoming Your Worst Procedure 

o   Chest radiography Do’s and Don’ts

o   Chest Positioning 101

o   Improving Portable Chest Imaging


Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this lecture the participant should be able to:

1.      Identify at least 3 mistakes that can affect their jobs that people often make on social media

2.      Discuss federal rights vs. state rights for social media use at work

3.      Describe digital imaging mistakes that can actually increase patient dose

4.      Understand that various manufacturers mean numerous differences in the actual settings on equipment.

5.      List at least 2 mistakes that technologists often make on chest imaging

6.      Name 2 mistake technologists make on pediatric chest imaging

7.      Discuss how portable chest radiography is perceived vs. reality


Start Time Based on Time Zone:

  • 10:00AM Eastern
  • 9:00AM Central
  • 8:00AM Mountain
  • 7:00AM Pacific
  • 6:00AM Alaska
  • 5:00AM Hawaii

You must watch the entire webinar session. If you log in 15 minutes after the webinar has started, you will not be issued a certificate. The system we use monitors interactivity and will provide us with a report.

Advanced Health Education Center, Ltd. Webinar Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • Advanced Health Education Center (AHEC) decides the Monday prior to the webinar date if an AHEC Live Webinar will be cancelled.
  • AHEC reserves the right to substitute an instructor's program if the initial instructor program is not available.
  • If AHEC cancels a webinar, the participant will be awarded one of the following: a full refund, a tuition credit to be used within the next year, or a transfer into another webinar course of equal or lesser value (before discounts). If the participant chooses to transfer to a webinar of higher value, the participant is resonsible for the price difference.
  • Any participant cancellations received by 5pm CST the day prior to the course date will be allowed a tuition credit. There are no refunds.
  • If a participant neglects to contact AHEC prior to the course and does not attend, the tuition paid is forfeited to AHEC and no tuition credits are granted.

System Requirements:

  • An internet connection (broadband wired or wireless – 3G or 4G/LTE)
  • Speakers or headphones
  • Operating Systems:
    • MacOS 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard) or later
    • Windows 8/8.1
    • Windows 7
    • Windows Vista with SP1 or later
    • Windows XP with SP3 or later
  • Tablets:
    • Surface PRO 2 with Windows 8.1
    • iOS and Android devices
  • Web Browsers:
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7+
    • Firefox
    • Chrome
    • Safari 5+
    • Opera 12+

**For more information on the system requirements please click this LINK

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