Patient Care in Radiology – 11.25 CE Credits

Patient Care in Radiology CE Course

An interactive CE course to help radiologic technologists deliver high-quality, compassionate care to patients in the radiology department


Patient Care in Radiology – 11.25 CE Credits

$28.00

  Approved by the ASRT (American Society of Radiologic Technologists) for 11.25 Category A CE Credits
  Subscription duration: 6 months from purchase date
Voiceover avaliable
Downloadable transcript available
Meets the CE requirements of the following states: California, Texas, Florida, Kentucky, Massachusetts, and New Mexico
Meets ARRT® CE reporting requirements
Accepted by the NMTCB
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Description

Patient Care in Radiology CE Course

Our Patient Care in Radiology CE course offers a comprehensive overview of patient care in the radiology department. This course covers the role of the radiologic technologist in taking clinical histories, explains the importance of patient interactions, and explains and describes appropriate interaction techniques for various types of patients, from infant to the geriatric patient. It also covers other important topics in patient care for the radiology technologist, such as: physical assistance and monitoring, medical emergencies, infection control, handling and disposal of toxic or hazardous material, and pharmacology.
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This course is accredited by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) and is guaranteed to be accepted by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) for 11.25 Category A CE credits. It also meets the radiology CE requirements for the states of Texas, Florida, Kentucky, Massachusetts, and New Mexico.
Patient Care in Radiology is broken down into 9 modules. At the end of the modules, you will take a post-test to demonstrate your learning. Medical Professionals follows ARRT regulations, which means you have 3 attempts to score a passing grade of 75% or higher on the post-test. Once you have passed the post-test, you will be able to download your certificate for your records and for reporting the CE credits you earned to your state or to the ARRT.

Audience and Objectives

Objectives

  • Describe the role of the radiologic technologist in taking patient clinical histories
  • Explain why patient interaction is important to patients as well as their family and friends
  • Explain appropriate interaction techniques for various types of patients
  • Identify standard patient positions and the range of immobilization techniques
  • Explain the importance of quality communications with patients
  • Explain the purpose of an emergency cart and its contents
  • Describe the signs and symptoms and procedures for handling various medical emergencies
  • Discuss the role of each of the four vital signs in maintaining homeostasis and the normal range for each of the vital sign
  • Explain the indications for and types of oxygen therapy
  • Describe the use and placement of lines and tubes
  • Describe the four basic infection agents along with their unique characteristics
  • Describe the basics of standard precautions and the related types of transmission-based precautions
  • Recognize the various classifications of drugs and drug nomenclature
  • Describe documentation procedures related to drug administration
  • Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of various contrast media including minor and major reactions
  • Identify major health information management department functions
  • Differentiate between confidential and non-confidential information and the privacy and security requirements in a radiologic setting
  • Identify the types and needs for informed consent
Target Audience

  • Radiologic Technologists

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Topics Covered

Patient Interactions and History Taking

Safe Patient Transfer, Movement and Immobilization Techniques

Medical Emergencies

Vital Signs and Electrocardiogram

Infection Control

Pharmacology and Drug Administration

Health Records Information Management and Technology

Ethics and Medical Law

CQR Credits Distribution

Discipline Major content category & subcategories CE Credits provided
BD-2016 Patient Care
Patient Bone Health, Care, and Radiation Principles 0.75
BS-2016 Safety
Patient Interactions and Management 1.00
BS-2021 Safety
Patient Interactions and Management 0.50
CI-2016 Patient Care
Patient Interactions and Management 6.00
CI-2017 Patient Care
Patient Interactions and Management 6.00
CT-2016 Patient Care
Patient Interactions and Management 1.25
Contrast Administration 0.75
CT-2017 Patient Care
Patient Interactions and Management 2.00
MAM-2016 Patient Care
Education and Assessment 0.50
MAM-2020 Patient Care
Patient Interactions and Management 0.50
MRI-2016 Patient Care
Patient Interactions and Management 9.50
MRI-2020 Patient Care
Patient Interactions and Management 9.50
NMT-2017 Patient Care
Patient Interactions and Management 7.75
RA-2017 Patient Care
Patient Interactions and Management 7.75
Pharmacology and Anesthetics Guidelines 2.25
RA-2018 Patient Care
Patient Management 7.75
Pharmacology 2.25
RAD-2017 Patient Care
Patient Interactions and Management 9.50
SON-2016 Patient Care
Patient Interactions and Management 7.75
SON-2019 Patient Care
Patient Interactions and Management 7.75
THR-2017 Patient Care
Patient Interactions 7.50
Patient and Medical Record Management 0.25
VI-2016 Patient Care
Patient Interactions and Management 6.00
VI-2017 Patient Care
Patient Interactions and Management 6.00
VS-2021 Patient Care
Patient Interactions and Management 7.75