Wiser Radiology Contrast Reaction Course 12.17.21
This course aims to help attendees manage life threatening situations as well as additional complications that can arise in a radiology context.
Radiology attendings, fellows, residents, nurses and technologists.
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
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
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.
Suraj Parikh, Radiology Resident Department of Radiology University of Pittsburgh
Elizabeth A. Sebek, RN BSN CRN UPMC Shadyside / Hillman Cancer Center Clinician Imaging Services
Alexandre Tremblay, Radiology Resident Department of Radiology University of Pittsburgh
Brian Vukotich, RN Sr. Professional Staff Nurse Department of Radiology UPMC Shadyside
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.
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.
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.
This activity has been designated as and qualifies for Patient Safety-Risk Management 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 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 3.50 Attendance