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Principles of Safe X-Ray Use and Practical Strategies to Reduce X-Ray Exposure (2020-2021)
No charge for this activity and available to all learners.

Principles of Safe X-Ray Use and Practical Strategies to Reduce X-Ray Exposure

No fee for this activity.

X-ray and the Human Body series (Module 13)
Up to 2.0 hour of X-ray Safety

This internet enduring material are video presentations.

CME activity released February 10, 2015
Reviewed and approved February 2, 2020
Expires: December 31, 2021

Global Objective for series
Be aware of the importance of radiation safety as it relates to fluoroscopy practice. When treating patients, physicians often forget to consider the "invisible" threat of radiation. The goal of this activity is to reduce the radiation doses to both patient and staff by describing the radiation hazards and explaining how to reduce exposure.

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ACTIVITY OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to state the aspects of fluoroscopy operations which are relevant to radiation safety and good medical practice

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Method of participation:

This internet enduring material consisting of six video presentations that takes approximately 1 hour to complete.

  1. View all 6 videos
  2. Complete the test (must pass 75% or better – you have two chances)
  3. Complete the online evaluation
  4. Certificate will generate after passing test and evaluations are completed
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ACCREDITATION
The University of California, Davis, Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physician Credit: The University of California, Davis, Health designates this Enduring Material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses
For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME. 

Physician Assistants 
Physician Assistants may claim a maximum of 2.0 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.
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DISCLOSURE OF RELEVANT FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS
The following have disclosed no relevant financial relationships:

Speakers
David Dawson, MD, FACS, RPVI
Luke Wright, MD

Planning Members and Reviewers
Avinash Gautam, MS, Medical Physicist
Bruce Hodge, QA Technologist, Health Physics, UC Davis, Health
Linda Kroger, MS, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Radiology, UC Davis, Health
J. Anthony Seibert, PhD., Professor, Department of Radiology, UC Davis, Health

If you have any questions regarding this course, please contact UC Davis, CME at cme@ucdavis.edu or phone (916) 734-5352


Type:     Internet Activity (Enduring Material)
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