The CE activity is a video of pre-recorded presentation and a post test with multiple choice questions that is to be completed online. If you have slow internet service, you may find it more convenient to download the video for viewing on your computer. **See computer equipment specifications below.
This course is designed to meet the Joint Commission and other accrediation requirements for Fluoroscopic Radiation Safety Training for physicians, physician assistants, and other ancillary personnel. You will learn strategies to reduce radiation dose to both you and your patients, including the Image Wisely and Image Gently campaign recommendations that apply to fluoroscopy. Best practices are stressed and explained.
- Overview of Program
- General Operational Principles of Fluoroscopy
- What is a “Dose” of radiation and How is it Related to Fluoroscopy?
- Managing Machine Operation
- Monitoring Radiation Delivery to Patients
Louis Wagner Ph.D., DABR, FAAPM, FACR
Recently retired Professor of Radiology, University of Texas Medical Schoolrnand Chief Physicist, Dept. of Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging Houston, Texas.rnrnDr. 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 was a Tenured Professor of Radiological Sciences at the University of Texas-Houston Medical School, retired in 2018, 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.