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Patient Safety Highlights 2017 - Radiation Safety for the Anesthesiologist and the Pain Physician

  • Claim Credits by 1/11/2021
  • Online Activity
Credits Available: CME, MOCA® II
This refresher course will highlight risks when providing anesthesia in the radiology or neuroradiology suite, as well as performing your own fluoroscopy for pain medicine procedures. This course will also provide recommendations on how to minimize the exposure to radiation of you and your staff.


Item Details

After completing this activity, the learner will be able to:

  1. Differentiate basic terms of radiation physics pertinent to your practice;

  2. List factors that increase radiation exposure for patient and anesthesiologist;

  3. List strategies to minimize radiation exposure in your practice.

Anesthesiologists

Required Hardware / Software: Internet connection, web browser version must have been released within the last three years. Videos are iPad compatible.

Activity Release Date: 1/11/2018


Carlos Pino, M.D. has reported no relevant financial relationships with commercial interest.

Patient Safety Editorial Board Members: Letitia J. Easdown, M.D., Tetsu Uejima, M.D., Keith Ruskin, M.D., Deborah Schwengel, M.D., Alexander Arriaga, M.D., and Maria Van Pelt have reported no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. David Martin, M.D. has reported receiving royalties and has an equity position with Nevro. Michael Loushin, M.D. has reported ownership, an equity position, and honoraria from Preceptis Medical, Inc.


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The American Society of Anesthesiologists remains strongly committed to providing the best available evidence-based clinical information to participants of this educational activity and requires an open disclosure of any potential conflict of interest identified by our faculty members. It is not the intent of the American Society of Anesthesiologists to eliminate all situations of potential conflict of interest, but rather to enable those who are working with the American Society of Anesthesiologists to recognize situations that may be subject to question by others. All disclosed conflicts of interest are reviewed by the educational activity course director/chair to ensure that such situations are properly evaluated and, if necessary, resolved. The American Society of Anesthesiologists educational standards pertaining to conflict of interest are intended to maintain the professional autonomy of the clinical experts inherent in promoting a balanced presentation of science. Through our review process, all American Society of Anesthesiologists CME activities are ensured of independent, objective, scientifically balanced presentations of information. Disclosure of any or no relationships will be made available for all educational activities.

Windows system requirements: Minimum 1-gigahertz (GHz) 32-bit (x86) processor or 1-GHz 64-bit (x64) processor; 1 GB RAM or higher; Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 or newer. Macintosh platform system requirements: Intel processor; 1 GB RAM or higher; Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) or newer. Recommended minimum Web browsers: Internet Explorer 8, Firefox 25.0, Safari 6, and Google Chrome 30. Your browser will also need to have JavaScript enabled. Adobe® Reader® 7.0 or higher is also required. Minimum bandwidth: 512 kbps.

Patient Safety Highlights 2017 - Radiation Safety for the Anesthesiologist and the Pain Physician
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