Radiation Dose Reduction Strategies for CT for Physicians (Online)

Radiation Dose Reduction Strategies for CT for Physicians (Online)
Course ID: Homestudy-CTSafetyMD-2055-o
Credit: 4 AMA PRA Category 1™
Instructor : Mark Struthers BBA, BSRT, CMRT
Expiration Date: 01-31-2022
Price: $119.95
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**The link to this online CE activity will be delivered via email. Access the online link for reading material, take the post test (at your convenience), and receive certificate online immediately after successful completion of test.

Objectives

At the completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Understand the goals of the Alliance for Radiation Safety and the Image Gently Campaign
  • Identify strategies to reduce radiation dose in CT imaging
  • Discuss different case studies as they relate to radiation induced injuries
  • Identify how increased cancer incidences are related to CT scanners
  • Understand pediatric CT imaging

Course Topics

  • Goals of the Alliance for Radiation Safety and the Image Gently Campaign
  • Radiation dose reduction strategies that can be implemented
  • Case studies as they relate to radiation induced injury
  • Risk associated with increased cancer incidence related to CT scanners
  • ALARA concepts in regards to head CT of pediatric patients

Target Audience

  • Physicians

CME Credit

  • "The Advanced Health Education Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians."
  • "The Advanced Health Education Center designates this education activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physician should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity."

Approval Expirations:

All Home study approvals have an expiration date. 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:

  • Link to this online CE activity will be delivered via email.
  • You can also access your purchased home studies by clicking the “My Home Study” link on the AHEC Store (https://store.aheconline.com/).
  • Login for course material, take the post test (at your convenience), and receive certificate online immediately after successful completion of test.
  • Login information is the same email and password used to purchase products from AHEC’s Store online.
  • A passing grade is 75% or higher – the program will notify you if you have not passed with a 75% or higher and you have three chances to pass.
  • To access/print your certificate you will need to click the title of the course under the “Certificate of Completion” section below the course material and “Take Test” section.

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

Macintosh

One gigabyte (GB) of RAM

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Mark Struthers BBA, BSRT, CMRT

Mark has been the Managing Partner Director of 4 Imaging Solutions since 2008, a company focused on meeting the needs of the medical imaging community. In addition to his responsibilities at 4 Imaging Solutions, Mark is active in medical imaging education, management, and imaging informatics. He is an experienced presenter with local, national, and international experience in providing medical imaging continuing education.