Quality & Nuclear Cardiology: Importance to Technologists

Recorded On: 04/26/2018

ASNC is pleased to offer a webinar for technologists on Quality & Nuclear Cardiology: Importance to Technologists. Attendees will be provided an understanding of what quality means in the current healthcare environment.

Objectives:
This informative 60-minute webinar will help you:

1.       Discuss the basic principles and theory of quality in healthcare
2.       Discuss how quality is applied to imaging procedures
3.       Discuss the humanistic factors affecting quality
4.       Discuss the role of the nuclear medicine technologist in achieving a high quality interpretable image to drive patient care, outcomes and treatment

Audience:
This webinar is designed for imaging professionals interested in the best practices and latest research available in the field of nuclear cardiology.

Program Chair
April Mann, MBA, CNMT, NCT, RT(N), MASNC, FSNMMI-TS

System Quality Manager
Heart and Vascular Institute
Hartford Healthcare Corporation
Hartford, CT

Planners
April Mann, MBA, CNMT, NCT, RT(N), MASNC, FSNMMI-TS
Wendy Passerell, ASNC Staff

Reviewer
April Mann, MBA, CNMT, NCT, RT(N), MASNC, FSNMMI-TS

Disclosure Policy
As an accredited provider of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) adheres to the ACCME’s 2004 Standards for Commercial Support.  In compliance with these standards, it is ASNC’s policy to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific merit in all of its educational activities through the disclosure of relevant financial relationship with commercial companies and resolution of conflicts of interest.  The financial interest or relationships requiring disclosure are outlined in ASNC’s CME Conflict of Interest Policy. All planners, reviewers and presenters involved with this activity were required to disclose any relevant financial relationships. The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology has reviewed this activity’s faculty disclosures and resolved or managed all identified conflicts of interest through a peer review process.

The following faculty planners, reviewers, editors, question writers and staff reported the following financial relationships:
April Mann, MBA, CNMT, NCT, RT(N), MASNC, FSNMMI-TS, Chair, Consulting – Jubilant DraxImage; Honoraria – Jubilant DraxImage, Astellas; Advisory Board – Astellas; Speaker’s Bureau – Astellas.

The following faculty planners, reviewers, editors, question writers and staff reported no financial relationships:
Wendy Passerell, ASNC staff

Off Label Use
Presentations may include discussion of drugs or devices, or uses of drugs or devices, that have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or have been approved by the FDA for specific uses only. The FDA has stated that it is the responsibility of the physician to determine the FDA clearance status of each drug or device he or she wishes to use in clinical practice. ASNC is committed to the free exchange of medical education. Inclusion of any discussion in this program, including discussion on off-label uses, does not imply an endorsement by ASNC of the uses, products or techniques presented.  Presenters are required to disclose to the learners, if there is any off-label usage within the presentation.

Accreditation and Continuing Education Credit

Technologists: The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology is a recognized provider of continuing education credit for technologists. ASNC’s Continuing Education (CE) credit is accepted by both NMTCB and ARRT. This enduring activity has been approved for a maximum of 1 ARRT Category A credits for Technologists.

Processing Fees
ASNC members may claim continuing education credits at no charge.  Non-members will be charged $25.00 per activity.

Method of Participation
This enduring material is a 60-minute webinar. In order to be eligible for CE credit, you must listen to the webinar, reflect on the material and respond to the post-test. A score of 75% or higher is needed to pass the post-test. After successfully completing the activity, post-test and evaluation form, users will be able to generate an CE certificate.

It is estimated that this activity will take 1 hour to complete.

This is available as an online activity with audio synchronized with PowerPoint presentations.

Policy of Privacy and Confidentiality
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Acknowledgement of Commercial Support
This activity does not have commercial support.

Learners’ Bill of Rights
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Contact Information
For technical assistance or information, please contact CECity at lifetimesupport@premierinc.com

For questions regarding content or obtaining CE credit, please contact the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology at info@asnc.org.

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04/26/2018 at 4:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
04/26/2018 at 4:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes