This CME activity is a review of the latest and best practices in fluoroscopic safety. Faculty discuss radiation physics, radiation biology, radiation protection, detectors, intensifiers and quality control protocols. In addition, faculty share valuable information regarding radiation risks, protection, appropriate use criteria and modern radiation safety recommendations and guidelines.
Target Audience ▼
This activity is designed for board certified radiologists and for any physician who uses fluoroscopy as part of their private or academic practice. This activity is also appropriate for trainees as various levels in diagnostic imaging and other specialties desiring insight into fluoroscopic safety.
Scientific Sponsor ▼
Physicians: Educational Symposia is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Educational Symposia designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
All activity participants are required to complete the credit application in order to be awarded credit. Course participants will also have the opportunity to critically evaluate the program as it relates to practice relevance and educational objectives.
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM for these programs may be claimed until September 14, 2025.
This program is planned and organized by Educational Symposia, a leader in accredited continuing education since 1975.
This activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Essential Areas and Elements.
Educational Objectives ▼
At the completion of this CME teaching activity, you should be able to:
Gain valuable insight into emerging technologies and cost-effective utilization of imaging methods.
Demonstrate an increased awareness of radiation risks and appropriate use criteria for imaging procedures.
Review current recommendations for achieving ALARA, the lowest possible radiation dose during fluoroscopic procedures.
No special educational preparation is required for this CME activity.