Emergency Care and Trauma Imaging (Mail)

Emergency Care and Trauma Imaging (Mail)
Course ID: EmergencyTramaImaging-2510-m
Credit: 8 Category A Credits
Instructor : AHEC Faculty
Expiration Date: 03-31-2019
Price: $89.00
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*The format for this CE activity is reading material and a post test on USB Flash Drive with multiple choice questions.

In an emergency situation, a radiologic technologist is one of the most important healthcare professionals in the room. A radiographic images can tip the scale toward diagnosis and treatment. Be prepared to deal with the crucial, need-to-know information when the time comes to step up to the plate. This homestudy is blends the trauma imaging techniques every technologist should know and the patient care aspects that are just as important as the images in an emergency situation.

**$15 processing fee if AHEC prints the home study material

Course Topics

  • Knowledge Requirements for Trauma Radiography
  • The "Golden" Hour
  • Triage and Medical Imaging
  • Factors Leading to Death or Significant Injury
  • Pitfalls and Assessment
  • Chest Pain, Syncope and Shock
  • Anaphylactic Shock, Bleeding and Epilepsy
  • Mechanical Breathing Aids

Approval Expirations:

All Home study 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:

  • We are going green! All mail home studies are now sent out on USB/Flash drives that you will need to plug into a computer.
  • All needed course materials, posttests, and answer sheets are available on the USB/Flash drive. For further instructions, please open the “Cover Page and Copyright” PDF in the folder for the specific home study.
  • If you purchased multiple home studies you may receive all materials on one USB/Flash drive, or multiple in the same mailing package.
  • Print the answer sheet page, fill in your answers and you can fax it back to us at 713.772.0155 or mail it back to AHEC, 8502 Tybor Drive, Houston, TX 77074.
  • Passing grade is 75% or higher. AHEC will notify you only if you do not pass the test. You have three chances to take the test and receive a 75% or higher.
  • The grading process takes 1-2 business days and the USB is yours to keep.

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Approval expiration date is 03/31/19
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