Wiser Radiology Contrast Reaction Course - January 23-24-25, 2024

January 25, 2024

Target Audience

Nurse
Nurse Practitioner
Physician
Physician Assistant

 

Learning Objectives

1. To learn different properties of IV contrast materials 
2. To understand contraindications and appropriate use of IV contrast material 
3. To become familiar with identification and management of patients with contrast reactions 
4. To become familiar with identification and management of patients with contrast reactions using an interdisciplinary approach

 

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 Patient Safety/Risk Management
  • 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 Patient Safety/Risk Management
  • 3.50 Attendance
    • 3.50 Patient Safety/Risk Management
Course opens: 
01/24/2024
Course expires: 
07/25/2024
Event starts: 
01/25/2024 - 12:00pm EST
Event ends: 
01/25/2024 - 2:30pm EST

Schedule

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.

York, PA 17101
United States

Brian Vukotich, RN Sr Professional Staff II Department of Radiology Shadyside 
Elizabeth Sebek, RN BSN CRN UPMC Shadyside / Hillman Cancer Center Clinician Imaging Services

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 blended 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.

This activity has been designated as and qualifies for Patient Safety-Risk Management Credit. 

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 Patient Safety/Risk Management
  • 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 Patient Safety/Risk Management
  • 3.50 Attendance
    • 3.50 Patient Safety/Risk Management
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