This course is designed for the Emergency Physician ordering trauma imaging and the radiographer adapting imaging for trauma situations. You will learn where to find appropriateness criteria accepted by CMS, and gain a better understanding of the legislative, credentialing and licensing regulations established to protect the patient. Basic Radiation Safety responsibilities including the Image Gently and Image Wisely campaign are discussed as it should be at the forefront of decision making concerning risk vs. benefit of utilization of ionizing radiation technologies. You'll appreciate the value of current statistics concerning overuse of procedures involving ionizing radiation.
All Home study/Enduring Material approvals have an expiration date. Some of our home studies are approved for one year others for two years. Whether a home study is renewed at the end of its expiration date is determined by the materials content and relevancy. AHEC recommends if you plan to purchase a home study to complete at a later date that you contact us to confirm the expiration date.
AHEC Home Study Guidelines:
AHEC Refund Policy
Customers wishing to return unwanted online course materials once accessed will be given a tuition credit. No refunds are issued.
Minimum system requirements for online and video based home study:
Windows XP or higher
One gigabyte (GB) of RAM