Radiology Contrast Reaction Course Wiser 8.21.19

August 21, 2019

This course aims to help attendees manage life threatening situations as well as additional complications that can arise in a radiology context. 

Target Audience

Radiology attendings, fellows, residents, nurses and technologists.

Learning Objectives

Overview and Objectives

This course aims to help attendees manage life threatening situations as well as additional complications that can arise in a radiology context.  Through hands-on scenario based simulations and interactive debriefing sessions the attendees will accomplish the following course objectives:

  • To learn different properties of IV contrast materials
  • To understand contraindications and appropriate use of IV contrast material
  • To become familiar with identification and management of patients with contrast reactions
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 3.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 3.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
08/12/2019
Course expires: 
06/30/2020
Event starts: 
08/21/2019 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
08/21/2019 - 5:30pm

Pre-course work (1 hr)                    Pre-test, Contrast Reaction Module, References

12:00 – 12:30 pm                             Introduction and Orientation

12:30 – 2:00 pm                               Scenario Rotations

2:00 – 2:30 pm                                  Group debrief and Evaluations

 

Disclaimer Statement

The information presented at this CME program represents the views and opinions of the individual presenters, and does not constitute the opinion or endorsement of, or promotion by, the UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences, UPMC / University of Pittsburgh Medical Center or Affiliates and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.  Reasonable efforts have been taken intending for educational subject matter to be presented in a balanced, unbiased fashion and in compliance with regulatory requirements. However, each program attendee must always use his/her own personal and professional judgment when considering further application of this information, particularly as it may relate to patient diagnostic or treatment decisions including, without limitation, FDA-approved uses and any off-label uses.

Wiser
Pittsburgh
United States

Course Directors:

 

Andersen, Ryan MD

Radiology Resident

Department of Radiology

University of Pittsburgh

 

 

 

Dressen, Michael MD

Radiology Resident

Department of Radiology

University of Pittsburgh

 

Elizabeth A Sebek RN BSN CRN

UPMC Shadyside /

Hillman Cancer Center

Clinician Imaging Services

 

Course Instructors:

 

Bagal, Ashish, MD

Altoona Family Physician Resident

UPMC Altoona

 

 

 

Brecht, Stacy

PET/CT Technologist

Department of Nuclear Medicine

UPMC Shadyside

 

Bruzdewicz, Diane, RN

UPMC Altoona

 

Ware, Diana

MRI Technologist

UPMC Shadyside

DeChellis, Melissa

CT Technologist

UPMC East

 

 

 

 

Faculty Disclosure

No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.

Accreditation and credit designation

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician (CME)

The University of Pittsburgh School designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing (CNE)

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 3.5 contact hours.

Other Healthcare Professionals

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

 

Available Credit

  • 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 3.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 3.50 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/12/2019
Course expires: 
06/30/2020
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