CTC Training Webinar Series

Looking to improve the performance and outcomes of screening CT Colonography (CTC) at your facility and to advance the practice of CTC? Join us for the next entry in this informative webinar series – Getting Started with the CTC Registry: From Enrollment to Performance Review – to learn the basics of CTC Registry data entry, submission, and reports retrieval and how to get started leveraging screening data at your institution.

Earn 1 CME by attending this free webinar featuring insights from Courtney Moreno, MD, CTC Committee Chair, and other current registry participants Kevin Chang, MD, FACR, FASR, Mariya Kobi, MD, and Thomas Law, RN.

Getting Started with the CTC Registry: From Enrollment to Performance Review | October 21 @ 2pm ET

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Not familiar with CTC?
The CT Colonography Registry provides evidence-based health outcomes and process data for decision-making purposes. The registry allows facilities to compare results to regional and national benchmarks for quality improvement.

Learning Objectives


After completing this webinar, you should be better able to:

  1. Describe how to use the NRDR and CTC Registry to begin to operationalize CTC Registry participation at your institution.
  2. Explain how to enter or upload complete data into the CTC Registry and the connection between entering accurate, complete, and timely data for maximizing the value of registry participation.
  3. Recognize registry reports that can be used for peer comparison and to help target areas for quality improvement.

Webinar Agenda


Introduction
Assemble Your Team
Complete the Application Process and Create an NRDR Account
Get Your Team Signed Up with ACR Login
Become Familiar with Options for Submitting Data
Data Completeness and Validity
Available Reports Review
Using Reports for Quality Improvement Initiatives
Q&A
Wrap-up: Engaging with the CTC Registry

Speakers


Courtney C. Moreno, MD

Chair, CTC Registry Committee
Associate Professor of Radiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Kevin Chang, MD, FACR, FSAR

Director of MRI, Dept. of Radiology, Boston University Medical Center
Associate Professor of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine
Adj. Associate Professor of Diagnostic Imaging, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Mariya Kobi, MD

Mariya Kobi, MD

Associate Professor, Montefiore Medical Center
Thomas Law, RN

Thomas Law, RN

Patient Navigator, UT Southwestern Medical Center

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Details

How to Claim Credit Instructions
In order to successfully complete the activity, participants must virtually attend the internet live activity, complete the course evaluation, and claim credit commensurate with their participation in the activity.

Technologists: Radiologic Technologists and Radiation Therapists must validate for the entire activity in order to claim credit for the activity. No partial credit will be provided.

Please note: Credit claiming instructions will be sent via e-mail from “Info at ACR” following the activity, by October 29, 2021. All evaluations and credit claiming requests must be completed no later than 11:59pm EDT, Friday, January 21, 2021.

Contact Information
For information about the accreditation of this program, please contact the ACR at info@acr.org.

Accreditation Statements

Physician Accreditation Statement
The American College of Radiology (ACR) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physician Designation Statement
The American College of Radiology designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Technologist Accreditation Statement
The American College of Radiology (ACR) is approved by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) as a Recognized Continuing Education Evaluation Mechanism (RCEEM) to sponsor and/or review Continuing Education programs for Radiologic Technologists and Radiation Therapists.

Technologist Credit Designation Statement
The American College of Radiology designates this educational activity as meeting the criteria for up to 1.0 Category A Credit hour of the ARRT.

Disclosure Policy
In compliance with ACCME requirements and guidelines, the ACR has developed a policy for review and disclosure of potential conflicts of interest, and a method of 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.

Planner/Manager Disclosures
The following planners, managers, and moderators have no financial relationships to disclose:

Nancy Fredericks, Lisa Gunderman, Courtney Moreno, MD, Judy Burleson, Zach Smith, Alexis LaCount

Faculty Disclosures
The following faculty members have no financial relationships to disclose:

Courtney Moreno, MD, Kevin Chang, MD, FACR, FSAR, Mariya Kobi, MD, Thomas Law, RN, Priya Sharma, Lu Meyer, Mike Simanowith

Previous Webinar Recordings

Watch the first entry in this informative webinar series — CT Colonography Registry: How to Benchmark Your Practice and Help Advance the Field — to learn what’s new regarding the state of CTC and recent enhancements to the ACR’s CTC Registry that make it easier to participate.

This free webinar recording features insights from Courtney Moreno, MD, CTC Committee Chair, and other current registry participants Kevin Chang, MD, FACR, FASR, Vasantha Vasan, MD, and Thomas Law, RN. View the webinar recording below. View the slides here.

Learning Objectives


  1. Determine how participating in the CTC registry helps the radiology community learn from each other, benchmark your practices, and collect data for advocacy.
  2. Identify key data elements and how they populate CTC reports and quality measures.
  3. Recall knowledge from a case example to begin to operationalize CTC registry participation at your institution.

Webinar Agenda


Introduction
Current State of CT Colonography
CTC Registry and Benefits of Participation
CTC Participation Case Example
How to Get Started
About NRDR Knowledge Base
Q&A
Wrap up: Engaging with the CTC Registry

Speakers


Courtney C. Moreno, MD

Chair, CTC Registry Committee
Associate Professor of Radiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Kevin Chang, MD, FACR, FSAR

Director of MRI, Dept. of Radiology, Boston University Medical Center
Associate Professor of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine
Adj. Associate Professor of Diagnostic Imaging, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Vasantha Vasan, MD

Associate Professor of Radiology, Abdominal Imaging Division, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Thomas Law, RN

Thomas Law, RN

Patient Navigator, UT Southwestern Medical Center