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Patient exposure to radiation has doubled over the past 20 years, and the amount of ionizing radiation from a CT scan is significantly greater than it once was. The FDA launched an initiative to reduce unnecessary radiation exposure using two principles of radiation protection – justification and dose optimization. Our expert will review the latest CMS regulations and interpretive guidelines that address these concerns.
This program will cover all of the radiology and nuclear medicine standards. If a surveyor showed up today, would you be able to demonstrate compliance with all 41 pages of CoPs changes?
|- Safety in radiology services||- Risk of cancer||- Safety precautions|
|- Diagnostic radiology & standards||- FDA initiative||- Badge tests|
|- Therapeutic radiology & standards||- Blue boxes||- Teleradiology|
|- Nuclear medicine guidelines||- Monitoring for quality & safety||- Ionizing radiation|
|- CT scans, ultrasound & MRI||- Radiation therapy||- Contractual agreement|
|- Qualified director of radiology||- Record retention period||And there's more!|
Anyone involved with or interested in compliance regulations and standards, including but not limited to: CEOs, CFOs, COOs, CMOs, CNOs, CE Directors, Quality Improvement Staff, Physicians, Nurses (all levels), OR Nurse Directors, ICU Nurse Directors, CCU Nurse Directors, Board Members, Clinic Managers, Outpatient Directors, Lab Directors, Compliance Officers, CMS Liaisons, TJC Liaisons, Registration Staff, Safety Officers and Staff, Pharmacy Staff, Ethics Committee Members, Consumer Advocates, Risk Managers, Legal Counsel, Behavioral Health Staff, Psychiatry Staff, Social Workers, Discharge Planners, Case Managers, Hospice Staff and Regulatory Affairs Staff.