Supplemental Radiation Safety Awareness Training in Fluoroscopy for Physicians Who Need a Few Additional CME Credits to Meet State Requirements on Training (Online)

Supplemental Radiation Safety Awareness Training in Fluoroscopy for Physicians Who Need a Few Additional CME Credits to Meet State Requirements on Training (Online)
Course ID: Homestudy-RadSafetyPatientManage-1423-o
Credit: 2 Hours AMA PRA Category 1™
Instructor : Louis Wagner Ph.D., DABR, FAAPM, FACR
Expiration Date: 12-31-2022
Price: $69.95
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This course is designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals performing fluoroscopically guided procedures that only need two hours of fluoroscopic radiation safety training to compliment prior training.  The training is available on the AHEC’s website in two new narrated video presentations that total 2 hours CME.  Physicians and other healthcare providers completing both parts of the course will receive a certificate of completion for 2 hours Category 1™ AMA PRA credit.  This course is designed to enhance your understanding of the biologic effects of x-radiation from fluoroscopic equipment during interventional procedures for the protection of your patients.  You will also learn the principles of dose reduction techniques for optimal management of x-ray exposure to the patient and other medical personnel.

Objectives

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

  • Understand the biological effects of x-radiation from fluoroscopic equipment during interventional procedures
  • Identify patient protection methods when performing fluoroscopically guided procedures
  • Understand the principles of dose reduction techniques for optimal management of x-ray exposure

Course Topics

  • Part 1: Radiation Effects and Safety
  • Part 2: Patient Management

Target Audience

Physicians and other healthcare professionals performing fluoroscopically guided procedures that only need two hours of fluoroscopic radiation safety training to compliment prior training.

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 educational activity for a maximum of 2 hours AMA PRA Category 1TM.  Physician should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity."

 

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” 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
  • Adobe Flash Player [If you don't currently have Adobe Flash Player or if you are using an older version then click HERE]
  • One gigabyte (GB) of RAM

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Louis Wagner Ph.D., DABR, FAAPM, FACR

Professor of Radiology, University of Texas Medical SchoolrnChief Physicist, Dept. of Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging Houston, TexasrnrnDr. Wagner received is B.S. degree in Physics from Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio in 1971. In 1976 he completed his Ph.D. in Experimental Nuclear Physics from Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida. He performed his postgraduate training at Memorial-Sloan Kettering National Cancer Center in New York. He is presently a Tenured Professor of Radiological Sciences at the University of Texas-Houston Medical School, Houston. He is board certified in diagnostic radiological physics by the American Board of Radiology. He was honored as a Fellow of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine in 1995 and as a Fellow of the American College of Radiology in 1996.