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PATIENT SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS WHEN USING FLUOUROSCOPY - 4.0 CECH total : This course includes 4.0 Radiology / Fluouroscopy CECH


Patient Safety Considerations when Using Flourscopy Recorded June 24, 2020


  • This course provides for 4.0 CECH in Flourscopy
  • Radiation and Images
  • Image Production
  • Radiation Measurement and Biology
  • Clinical Use of Flouroscopy in Podiatric Medicine
  • Questions and Answers
  • Learning Objectives:

  • Define fluoroscopy and how it is created.
  • Review image intensifier components and operation.
  • Discuss international radiation dose units vs. United States dose units.
  • Improve radiation protection while using C-arm.
  • Recognize how fluoroscopic use affects patients and staff.
  • List various ways of decreasing radiation exposure during surgery.
  • Talk about adverse effects of radiation exposure and dose response.
  • Discuss radiation protection equipment.
  • Review California laws on fluoroscopic supervisor and operator responsibilities.
  • Discuss podiatry views in radiology and how to obtain optimal images while decreasing exposure.
  • About the Speaker:

  • Michael C. Muelly, MD* Santa Clara, CA Diplomate, American Board of Radiology Vision Radiology Stanford University RaDS inc. imvaria inc.
  • Fees


    Intended Audience : Podiatrists

    Refund Policy

    No refunds are available for online courses

    Compliance Statement

    In accordance with the Council on Podiatric Medical Education's Standards and Requirements for Approval of Providers of Continuing Education in Podiatric Medicine, any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests of faculty, planning committee, or any others who have influence over the content of this educational activity must be disclosed to program participants.

    Commercial Interests: No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity

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    CPMA is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. CPMA has approved this activity for a maximum of 4 continuing education contact hour.