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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?
Your order includes:
|- Appropriate shielding||- Policies & procedures||- Calibrating equipment|
|- Decreasing radiation exposure||- High risk patients||- Training staff|
|- Safety in radiology services||- Risk of cancer||- Safety precautions|
|- Diagnostic radiology & standards||- FDA initiatives||- Badge tests|
|- Therapeutic radiology & standards||- Blue boxes||- Teleradiology|
|- Nuclear medicine guidelines||- Monitoring for quality & safety||- Ionizing radiation risks|
|- CT scans, ultrasound & MRI||- Radiation therapy||- Contractual agreement|
|- Director of radiology qualifications||- 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, Department Directors, Quality Improvement Staff, Physicians, Nurses (all levels), 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.