From April 24–26, attendees from across the country attended the ACR® 2022 Annual Meeting. The conference prioritized ACR governance activities, including:
- ACR caucus meetings.
- ACR elections.
- Consideration of ACR Practice Parameters and Technical Standards (PP & TS).
- Consideration of ACR policy resolutions.
ACR Practice Parameters and Technical Standards
There were 51 resolutions presented at the meeting, including 35 PP & TS. Two resolutions were referred: the ACR-SPR Practice Parameter for the Performance of the Modified Barium Swallow and the ACR-AIUM-SPR-SRU Practice Parameter for the Performing and Interpreting of Diagnostic Ultrasound Examinations.
Two new Practice Parameters were adopted: ACR-ASNR-SPR Practice Parameter for the Performance of Computed Tomography (CT) in the Evaluation and Classification of Traumatic Brain Injury and ACR-AIUM-SRU Practice Parameter for the Performance of Penile Ultrasound. One Practice Parameter was sunset: ACR-SPR Practice Parameter for General Radiography, and incorporated into the ACR-AAPM-SIIM-SPR Practice Parameter for Digital Radiography.
Resolution #2: New Process for Comment and Approval of Practice Parameters and Technical Standards was approved. Changes will go into effect for the 2024 ACR Annual Meeting and will remain in place for a minimum of two years.
Learn more about PP & TS and the processes for review and adoption.