Release Date: 7/26/2021
Expiration Date: 7/25/2024
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:
- Explain the current best practices in fetal and gonadal shielding to patients, families, and colleagues.
- Optimize radiation dose to patients following current evidence-based safety practices.
- Advocate for compassionate care and safety while utilizing image optimization practices to obtain high quality radiographic images.
Physician Accreditation Statement
The American College of Radiology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Physician Credit Designation
The American College of Radiology designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Instructions to Receive Credit
In order to successfully complete the activity, participants must complete the post-test with a passing score of 80% or higher, a maximum of 3 attempts will be allowed. Upon successful completion of the post-test, participants must complete an activity evaluation and claim credit commensurate with their participation in the activity.
For information about the accreditation of this program, please contact the ACR at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
The ACR Disclosure Policy: In compliance with ACCME requirements and guidelines, the ACR has developed a policy for disclosure and review of potential conflicts of interest, and a method for resolution if a conflict does exist. The ACR maintains a tradition of scientific integrity and objectivity in its educational activities. In order to preserve these values and ensure its educational activities are independent and free of commercial bias, all individuals, including planners, presenters, moderators and evaluators, participating in an ACR educational activity, or an activity jointly provided by the ACR must disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest.
The following planners and managers have no financial relationships to disclose:
Darcy Wolfman, MD; Bill Algee; Jennifer Elee; Donald Frush, MD; Dustin Gress, MS; Kelli Haynes, R.T. (R); Stephanie Johnston, MS, RS, R.T. (R)(M)(BD) (BS); Nina Kowalczyk, PhD, R.T. (R) (CT)(QM), FASRT, FAEIRS; Linda Kroger, MS; Brad Lofton, MS; Bruce Long, MS, R.T. (R)(CV); Rebecca Marsh, PhD; Sarah McKenny, PhD; Jennifer Michael, Ed.D, R.T. (R); Greg Morrison, MA, R.T. (R), CNMT, CAE; Cynthia Rigsby, MD; Dan Schwartz, MD; Keith Strauss, MS; Yogesh Thakur, PhD; Jessyca Wagner, MSRS, R.T. (R); John Winston, MS; Lori Zelna, MS, R.T. (R)(MR); Alexis LaCount
The following faculty members have no financial relationships to disclose:
Nina Kowalczyk, PhD, R.T. (R) (CT)(QM), FASRT, FAEIRS; ; Bruce Long, MS, R.T. (R)(CV); Stephanie Johnston, MS, RS, R.T. (R)(M)(BD) (BS)