Radiation Safety Case

Image Wisely® is pleased to present the newest radiation safety case in our series of online and mobile-compatible educational offerings for the imaging professional team. Radiation safety case content includes embedded questions that allow you to assess your understanding of important radiation safety concepts. Each question provides expert feedback as well as references and resources for further study.

Throughout the year, the IW radiation safety case will offer similar short lessons on radiation safety topics, providing opportunities to expand your knowledge, reduce radiation dose to you and your patients, and earn continuing education credits as you do so. Continuing education credit for radiologists, imaging technologists and medical physicists is available after successfully completing a brief post-instruction quiz and evaluation survey.


New — Case 5: Imaging Wisely When Evaluating for Pulmonary Embolism



Evaluating for Pulmonary EmbolismThis case explains doses to patients and their impacted organs from computed tomography (CT) and ventilation/perfusion (V/Q) scans in the evaluation of pulmonary embolism.

Audience: Radiologists, radiologic technologists, nuclear medicine technologists and medical physicists working in diagnostic radiology or nuclear medicine

Important Note: There is no charge to participate in this educational activity. For CE credit tracking and reporting, you will be redirected to the ACR website to log in (or register) and add the free module to your shopping cart for immediate access.

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Previous Cases



Case 4 image 135Case 4: Technical Errors and Image Quality in Digital Radiography
Describes strategies to identify and correct technical errors to improve image quality and reduce dose in digital radiography.

Audience: Radiologists, radiologic technologists and medical physicists working with digital radiography

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Image Wisely Radiation Safety Case: CT Brain Perfusion Dose OptimizationCase 3: CT Brain Perfusion Dose Optimization
Describes basic scanning protocols and dose considerations in CT brain perfusion.

Audience: Radiologists, radiologic technologists and medical physicists working with computed tomography

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Safety Case: Dose Management in Endovascular Image-Guided Neuro-InterventionsCase 2: Dose Management in Endovascular Image-Guided Neuro-Interventions
Describes the effective use of collimation and region of interest imaging to reduce dose during fluoroscopy.

Audience: Radiologists, radiologic technologists and medical physicists working with fluoroscopy

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Radiation Safety Case StudyCase 1: CT Dose and Size-Specific Dose Estimate (SSDE)
Explains common CT dose terms along with their proper usage and limitations.

Audience: Radiologists, radiologic technologists and medical physicists working with computed tomography

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