5 CE Credits – ALARA in Pediatric Fluoroscopy – E Book and Test

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1   Select a Course and Check Out

  

2   download the e-book

  

3   pass the online test and get your certificate

Are you aware of all the modern best practices for dose reduction in pediatric fluoroscopy? Would you like to feel confident that your exams on children have a dose that is “as low as reasonably achievable”? (ALARA) This mobile friendly online continuing education course discussesradiation protection for pediatric patients and staff when using fluoroscopy. This course meets California requirements for Fluoroscopy and is good in all 50 states for general radiography or radiation protection credits and with ARRT for category A or A+ credits.

Course Outline

Working with Sick Children and Their Parents

Informed Consent, Analgesia, Sedation, and Anesthesia, Technical Parameters, Showing Empathy, Helping Families Prepare for Procedures, Chaperones

Measurement of Radiation Exposure

Sources of Radiation Exposure, Absorbed Dose, Equivalent Dose, Effective Dose, Anatomical and Physiological Changes in Children, Pediatric Sensitivity to Ionizing Radiation, Child Appropriate Dosing for Fluoroscopic Procedures, Factors Affecting Radiation Dose, Patient Specific Factors

Potential Risks of Radiation Exposure in Childhood

Deterministic Effects, Stochastic Effects, Cancer, Long-Term Neurological Effects, Heritable Effects

Radiation Protection for Pediatric Patients

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Pre-Procedure Prevention, Justification and Appropriateness Criteria, Preventing Unnecessary Procedures, Tracking Radiation History, Establishing a Radiation Safety Culture, Intra-Procedure Prevention, Standardization, Dose Awareness, Stepping Lightly, Post-Procedure,

Dose-Saving Features of Fluoroscopic Equipment

Configurations of Fluoroscopy Equipment, Ideal Design of Fluoroscopic Equipment for Pediatric Imaging, Adjustment of Parameters for Pediatric Patients, Diagnostic Reference Levels for Pediatric Patients, Air Kerma Rate Indicator, Focal Spot, Frame Rate, Pulse Width, Tube Power, Additional Spectral Filtration, Display of Acquisition Parameters, Collimation, Last Image Hold, Scatter Radiation, Biplane Configuration, Image Receptor, Tabletop and Pad, Image Processor, Tube Voltage and Tube Current, Beam Filtration, Pulsed Mode, Frame Averaging, Anti-Scatter Grids, Field of View and Magnification, Collimation, SSD and SID, Last Image Hold & Fluoro Save, Anatomical Programs, Image Capture and Display Equipment

ARRT* STRUCTURED EDUCATION CREDIT DISTRIBUTION FOR THIS COURSE.

 

DISCIPLINEMAJOR CONTENT CATEGORY & SUBCATEGORIESCE CREDITS PROVIDED
CT – 2016Patient Care – Patient Interactions and Management0.50
CT – 2017Patient Care – Patient Interactions and Management
0.50
RA – 2017Patient Care – Patient Interactions and Management
0.50
RA – 2018Patient Care – Patient Management
0.50
RAD – 2017Patient Care – Patient Interactions and Management
0.50
CT – 2016Safety – Radiation Safety and Dosimetry
2.50
CT – 2017Safety – Radiation Safety and Dose
2.50
RA – 2017Safety – Radiation Protection and Equipment Operation2.50
RA – 2018Safety – Patient Safety, Radiation Protection, and Equipment Operation2.50
RAD – 2017Safety – Radiation Physics and Radiobiology1.00
Safety – Radiation Protection2.50
RAD – 2017Image Production – Image Acquisition and Technical Evaluation0.50
Image Production – Equipment Operation and Quality Assurance0.50

Understanding This Chart

Understanding This Chart

This chart may not show the total number of approved category A CE credits. The total number of CE Credits is in the headline at the top of this page. This chart shows the credit distribution the ARRT* has assigned to this activity for R.T.s who are meeting their structured education requirements (ie. while pursuing a credential using the postprimary pathway). The code on the left shown in the DISCIPLINE column represents the ARRT* content outline for the disciplines. This chart is also for R.T.s who are meeting their prescribed CE requirements (as part of the CQR process.) What is the CQR process?

 

accepted everywhere

Accepted Everywhere

ARRT*

The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT*) accepts our courses for CE Credits.

 

TMB

The Texas Medical Board (TMB) accepts our courses for Medical Radiologic Technologist Continuing Education.

 

FL DOH

The Florida Department of Health Bureau of Radiation Control (FLBRC) accepts our courses for Full and Limited RT CE.

 

CA DPH

The California Department of Public Health Radiologic Health Branch (CARHB) accepts our courses for Radiologic Technologist CE.

 

ARDMS

The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)  accepts our courses for Ultrasound CME.

 

NMTCB

The Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) accepts our courses for Nuclear Medicine CE Credits.

 

SDMS

The Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS)  accepts this course for Ultrasound CME.

 

CAMRT

Our courses are recognized by Canadian provinces for Continuing Professional Development Credits / hours.

 

This 5 Credit CE course includes;

What you get

  • The ability to Start Right Now, if you want you can finish and get your credits today
  • Unlimited time to take the exam. You don’t have to finish today if you don’t want to.
  • Work is saved as you answer each question online.
  • The ability to log off and continue the online test whenever you like even from different devices.
  • ASRT approved ARRT* Category A Continuing Education Credits.
  • No Faxing, No emailing back and forth, no paper.
  • 100% paperless e course and reading material in the form of a pdf file e-book (not a paperback or hardcover book) that is;
    • smartphone friendly
    • pc friendly
    • accessible
    • searchable
    • printable
  • A Certificate of completion immediately downloadable after passing the test.
  • The freedom to use different devices at different times during the same exam attempt.
  • Phone, text, forum, and email support.

All available courses are approved by the ASRT for ARRT* and every state’s Limited License Radiographer Continuing Education Credit.

How long will it take?

This is not a paperback or hardcover book. Nothing will come in the mail. This means you can start right now. Our courses follow ARRT* Rules and are approved for the number of credits based on the amount of time it takes the reviewing body (ASRT) to read the entire reading material word for word and cover to cover. This time does not include taking the required post test. These requirements are followed for all reading material for all CE providers.
1 Credit = 1 Continuing Education Unit (CEU) = 1 Education Hour = 1 Credit Hour = 1 Hour of Reading
Many students are able to skim the material faster and search for the post test questions much more quickly than that, but the number of credits is a guideline for how many hours it will take to complete the course.

How many questions are in the test?

In order to get credit, the post test must follow ARRT* CE rules. The rules have been recently updated in 2016. This means that there are 8 questions for each 1 credit to a maximum of 120 questions. So, a 1 credit course has 8 questions, a 4 credit course has 24 questions, and so on, but anything over 15 credits has 120 questions.  Again, this is the standard which all accredited courses must follow from any provider.

Guarnatee

Our Guarantee.

** WE GUARANTEE YOU WILL GET …

– Credits that are accepted by any Radiologic Technologist, Nuclear Medicine, or Ultrasound registry in North America or US territories.
– A system that works with your smartphone and pc.
– Fast customer support if you need it.
– Electronic reading material that you can keep and share.
– An online post test that you can take from multiple devices.
– A printable hard copy of the post test for offline reference.
– A certificate of completion you can download immediately after passing the post test.
– A full refund within 30 days if you do not pass or are not satisfied for any reason.

– The lowest price with our Low Price Guarantee.

 

No other X-Ray CE provider offers you a guarantee like this. Try us today with no risk.

Accepted Everywhere, Guaranteed

Accepted Everywhere, Guaranteed

    CAMRT   

All available courses are approved by the ASRT for ARRT Category A CE Credit. The ARRT accepts this approval. ALL US state agencies also accept this as approval for full and limited permit CE requirements. Most other registries in north america also accept this approval for RT and Ultrasound CE credits. Some states require specific subjects so check with your state agency.

This activity may be available in multiple formats or sold in different formats such as Google Play or Amazon. ARRT regulations state “Lecture presentations, directed readings, home study courses, or Internet activities reported in a biennium may not be repeated for credit in the same biennium (effective January 1, 2016).”

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