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X-ray and the Human Body series - Introduction to Fluoroscopy Use (2018) module 12
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Introduction to Fluoroscopy Use
X-ray and the Human Body series (Module 12)
Activity (0.25 hours of credit)

No fee for this activity.

Content Includes:
Slide presentation (in PDF or PowerPoint format) - Introduction to Fluoroscopy Use

CME activity released: June 29, 2013
Reviewed and approved: February 9, 2016
Expires: February 10, 2019

Global Objective for series
  Be aware of the importance of radiation safety as it relates to fluoroscopy practice.

Activity Objective
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
   1. Describe X-ray production in fluoroscopy
   2. Discuss radiation dose and its potential effects to the patient
   3. Identify technique factors and their effects on dose rates and image quality
   4. Explain the differences between fluorography and fluoroscopy

This internet enduring material consisting of a slide presentation and takes approximately 30 minutes to complete.  CME credit is obtained upon reviewing the lecture, submitting the online evaluation and successfully passing the test. An electronic CME certificate will be available after requirements are completed.
Target Audience
This course is available as Staff Development only to UC Davis, Health, faculty and staff.

Method of participation:
1. Read slides
2. Complete the test (must pass 80% or better – you have three chances)
3. Complete the evaluation
4. Certificate will generate after passing test and evaluations are completed 

The University of California, Davis, Health, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physician Credit: The University of California, Davis, Health, designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ acceptable for multidisciplinary team members

Nurse:  For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.  For the purpose of relicensure, the California Board of Registered Nursing accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (report hours of credit and fill in “CME Category 1” for the provider number).

Physician Assistant: The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) states that AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are acceptable for continuing medical education requirements for recertification.

Disclosures of Relevant Financial Relationships
The following have disclosed no relevant financial relationships:
David K. Shelton, M.D., Professor, Department of Radiology, UC Davis Health

Jerrold T. Bushberg, Ph.D., Clinical Professor, Department of Radiology, UC Davis Health
Bruce Hodge, QA Technologist, Department of Radiology, UC Davis Health
Linda Kroger, MS, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Radiology, UC Davis Health
J. Anthony Seibert, PhD, Professor, Department of Radiology, UC Davis Health

Gary Tse, MD

If you have any questions please contact the CME staff
Gwenn Welsch can be reached at or phone (916) 734-5390

Type:     Internet Activity (Enduring Material)
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