Ethical and Professional Responsibilities in the ED (online)

Ethical and Professional Responsibilities in the ED (online)
Course ID: Homestudy-ProfResp-3752-o
Credit: 2 AMA PRA Category 1
Instructor : Dawn McNeil ,MSM, RT(R)(M), RDMS, RVT, CRA, FASRT
Expiration Date: 08-31-2020
Price: $49.95
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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.

Course Topics:

  • Professional Liability
  • Legislation and Licensess
  • Radiation Risks
  • Unnecessary Testing
  • Trauma Levels
  • Technical Challenges
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Approriateness Criteria
  • Image Gently
  • Image Wisely
  • Ionizing Radiation
  • The New ABC's
  • Credentials

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:

  • 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 (
  • 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 70% or higher – the program will notify you if you have not passed with a 70% 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


One gigabyte (GB) of RAM

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Advanced Health Education Center designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.