Radiation Safety

March 1, 2021 to February 28, 2022

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Radiation safety has become an important issue due to increased use of ionizing radiation in diagnosis and treatment. In this online module, learners will review the best practices in radiation safety. The module also provides concrete examples and exercises to ensure that the learner demonstrates understanding of the material.

This module may only be accessed via myJeffHub-learning.

Successful Completion

To successfully complete this activity, the required evaluation must be completed immediately following the viewing of the module in its entirety. Thereafter, the evaluation will no longer be available and credits will not be issued. 

Target Audience

This course is designed for physicians, physician assistants, pharmacists, and nurses.

Learning Objectives

Following this educational activity, learners will be able to:

  1. Identify steps to minimize radiation exposure.
  2. Explain what ionizing radiation is and the nature of the hazards it presents.
     
Additional information
Jefferson Content Development By: 
Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC)
Institute of Emerging Health Professions
Jefferson College of Population Health
Jefferson College of Biomedical Sciences
Jefferson College of Pharmacy
Jefferson College of Nursing
Jefferson College of Health Professions
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (SKCC)
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (SKCC) CONSORTIUM PARTNER
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (SKCCN) NETWORK MEMBER
Jefferson Neurosciences Network (JNN) NETWORK MEMBER
Jefferson Otolaryngology Network (JOTL) NETWORK MEMBER
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH)
Methodist Hospital
Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience (JHN)
Jefferson Alumni
Jefferson Affiliated Student Training Site
Jefferson Affiliated Pre-Service Training Site (residents, fellows, etc)
Content Areas: 
Allergy and Immunology
Anesthesia
Bioethics
Cardiology
Critical Care
Dermatology
Disparities in Healthcare
Emergency Medicine
Endocrinology
Family Medicine
Gastroenterology
Geriatrics
Healthcare Policy
Hematology
Hepatology
Hospital Medicine
Infectious Diseases
Integrative Medicine
Internal Medicine
Nephrology
Neurological Surgery
Neurology
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Oncology
Ophthalmology
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Orthopedics
Otolaryngology
Palliative Medicine
Pathology
Pediatrics
Population Health
Primary Care
Pulmonology
Radiology
Rehabilitation Medicine
Rheumatology
Surgery
Teaching Healthcare Professionals
Transplantation
Trauma
Ultrasound
Urology
Women's Health
Course Format: 
Live Webinar
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.25 ACPE
  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 0.25 Attendance
  • 0.25 CNE
  • 0.25 PA
  • 0.25 Patient Safety
Course opens: 
03/01/2021
Course expires: 
02/28/2022
Event starts: 
03/01/2021 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
02/28/2022 - 11:59pm
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

Sponsorship/In-Kind Support

This educational activity received no sponsorship or in-kind support.

Access

This educational activity may only be accessed through myJeffHub.

 

Conflict of interest

Thomas Jefferson University endorses the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education and the policies that supplement the Standards.

All planners, faculty, and others in control of educational content are required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with ACCME defined ineligible companies within the past 24 months. Any conflicts of interests have been mitigated prior to this educational activity.

All faculty/presenters/authors at Thomas Jefferson University sponsored events are required to disclose whether or not their content contains information of commercial products/devices that are unlabeled for use or investigational uses of products not yet approved.  Product(s) is/are not included in the labeling approved by the U.S. FDA for the treatment of disease(s).

Such disclosures will be available prior to the start of the activity. ​Jefferson conflict of interest mitigation process may result in changes to the program agenda.

Exception: According to the Standards, it is not required to identify, mitigate, or disclose relevant financial relationships for any of the following activities:

  1. Accredited education that is non-clinical, such as leadership or communication skills training.
  2. Accredited education where the learner group is in control of content, such as a spontaneous case conversation among peers.
  3. Accredited self-directed education where the learner controls their educational goals and reports on changes that resulted, such as learning from teaching, remediation, or a personal development plan.

Planning Committee

Sandra Brooks, MD, MBA
Gerald Cleary, DO, MHCM, FAAP
Rodney Bell, MD
Michelle DeCastro, NP
Alice Isidro, NP
Shawn Mangan, NP
Brian Swift, Pharm.D., MBA
Naya Hargreave, PA
Kristan Davis, M.Ed.
Lisa Hadden, M.Ed.

Faculty

John Keklac, M.S. Hyg.

Off‐label/Investigational Use

This activity does not contain information of commercial products/devices that are unlabeled for use or investigational uses of products not yet approved.

Content Disclaimer

The views expressed in this activity are those of the faculty. It should not be inferred or assumed that they are expressing the views of any manufacturer of pharmaceuticals or devices or Thomas Jefferson University.

It should be noted that the recommendations made herein with regard to the use of therapeutic agents, varying disease states, and assessments of risk, are based upon a combination of clinical trials, current guidelines, and the clinical practice experience of the participating presenters. The drug selection and dosage information presented in this activity are believed to be accurate. However, participants are urged to consult all available data on products and procedures before using them in clinical practice.
 

 

https://jointaccreditation.org/sites/default/files/JointlyAccreditedProviderTM_0.pngIn support of improving patient care, Thomas Jefferson University 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.

 

Credit Designation

Physicians: This educational activity is designated for a maximum of .25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: This activity awards .25 nursing contact hours.

Pharmacists: This knowledge-based continuing education activity is designated for .25 contact hours of continuing education credit. JA4008236-0000-21-012-H05-P

Credits will be uploaded to CPE Monitor within 60 days following the completion of this activity.

This statement contains information provided to NABP from the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) via CPE Monitor®. ACPE policy states paper and/or electronic statements of credit may no longer be distributed directly to learners as proof of ACPE credit. The official record of credit may be located in the learner’s e-profile in CPE Monitor®.

Physician Assistants:
Thomas Jefferson University has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for .25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with  the extent of their participation.

Other Healthcare Professionals: This educational activity is designated for .25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Credit

This enduring material qualifies for .25 PA Patient and Risk Management credit.

Expiration Date

This enduring material expires February 28, 2022.

Available Credit

  • 0.25 ACPE
  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 0.25 Attendance
  • 0.25 CNE
  • 0.25 PA
  • 0.25 Patient Safety

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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