Ethics and CT Dose Reduction for Physicians (Online)

Ethics and CT Dose Reduction for Physicians (Online)
Course ID: Homestudy-EthicsMD-105-o
Credit: 3 AMA PRA Category 1™
Instructor : Wilbur Reddinger, Jr. , MS, R.T. (R) (CT)
Expiration Date: 12-31-2022
Price: $59.95
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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:

  • Define Assault and False Imprisonment.*

  • Describe the meaning of respondent superior

  • Discuss the most common errors in medical imaging

  • Define stochastic and deterministic effects*

  • Describe the operators role in dose administration

  • Discuss determinates of radiation dose

Course Topics

Dead or Alive: Ethics in Imaging

  • •       Legal Definitions

    •       Informed Consent

    •       Risks

    •       Case Scenarios

    CT Dose Reduction

    •       Risks

    •       Parameters Affecting Dose Rates

    •       Shielding Do’s and Don’ts 

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 2 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 (www.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”

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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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 educational activity for a maximum of 3 hours AMA PRA Category I™.
Wilbur Reddinger, Jr. , MS, R.T. (R) (CT)

Wilbur (Wil) L. Reddinger Jr., MS, RT(R)(CT) has more than30 years of experience across a broad spectrum of Radiology/Imaging department positions and modalities. His background includes strong management and marketing experience plus 16 years teaching at several different JRCERT accredited Medical Imaging College based programs. Wil is the Program Director Radiography and MRI at Southwest University in El Paso, Texas. You will appreciate and benefit from his experience and outstanding teaching methods.