Fluoroscopic Radiation Safety: Online Module

Course Goal

The goal of this online module is to provide participants with the information needed to safely and effectively minimize radiation doses to patients, prevent the possibility of acute radiation injuries, maintain both an actual and perceived safe working environment, and comply with state and federal limits on employees and the general public.

Target Audience

Any Swedish physician or medical staff member who works with fluoroscopic radiation must pass a fluoroscopic radiation safety quiz before working with such materials.  Providers at other institutes may also take this training if it fits their education needs.

Learning Objectives

  • Patient Safety - Promote the "Culture of Safety," minimize radiation doses to patient and prevent the possibility of acute radiation injuries.
  • Staff Safety - Minimize dose while maintaining both an actual and perceived safe working environment.
  • Compliance - Review State and Federal limits on radiation dose to both the employees (staff) and general public.

Disclosure

The planning committee members and faculty have no financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Commercial Support

No commercial support was used in the development of this CME activity.

Online Module

To complete this course and claim credit a score 100% on the quiz questions throughout the module is required. The log-in to claim credit/completion occurs after you complete the module, quiz and evaluation. *Please note you will not receive credit or a certificate for this program if you do not continue the steps to the log-in after the module/quiz.

Start the Fluoroscopic Radiation Safety Online Module

After completing the online module/quiz, you will be directed to:

  • Click on the Finish button to be directed to the evaluation of this activity
  • After the evaluation, LOG-IN to record participation and claim credit
  • Print your CME Certificate or if you are not able to print, log into your CME Transcript at any time to view and print your record of course completions.


CME Credit

Accreditation with Commendation
Swedish Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Swedish Medical Center designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

General Information

Participation
This is a self-learning module requiring the participant to review information and answer questions related to the content.

Estimated Time to Complete
Allow 30 minutes to complete the self-learning module and exam.

Important Dates
Original Release Date: December 31, 2011
Reviewed: December 2013 & 2016
End Date: December 31, 2019

Contact Information

Credentialing Questions: Swedish Medical Staff Services 206-386-2550
Course questions: Swedish CME 206-386-2755 or via email

Privacy & Confidentiality
The department of Continuing Medical Education at Swedish Medical Center is committed to protecting the privacy of those who utilize its Web site. The CME department will not release individual information about use of its site, including visitor e-mail addresses, to any third party. We will not transfer, sell or rent visitor e-mail addresses to any third party. The CME department may report general information about the activity to third parties. We will report only aggregate statistics, for instance, total number of page views, overall duration of visits, or similar aggregate data. The CME Department at Swedish Medical Center has taken reasonable steps to keep all information secure against unauthorized access and use. We will review our privacy policy regularly. Please direct any questions about this privacy statement to Swedish CME.

Copyright
This learning activity is the property of Swedish Medical Center.

Updated: December 28, 2016.

Planning Committee

Planning Committee and Content Developers

2017-2019
John Gough, Radiation Safety Officer
Bart Keogh, M.D., Chief of Radiology, Course Chair
Daniel Susanto, M.D., Radiologist
Barbara Shaw, Director, Medical Staff Services
Danielle Posadas, CME Specialist Sr.

2014-2016
John Gough, Radiation Safety Officer
Laura Jacob, MEd
Bart Keogh, M.D., Chief of Radiology, Course Chair
William Marks, M.D., Radiologist
Barbara Shaw, Director, Medical Staff Services

Fees

This course is free for all Swedish Medical Staff Members, Swedish Employees, and Radia Providers.

The course fee is $17 for all other participants.

System Requirements

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