Pharmacology and Safety of Common Contrast Agents
by Instructor: Grace Lam, MD, MBA; Instructor: Jennifer L. Gibson, PharmD
Credentialed for: Physician CME Courses | ContinuingEducation.com

$15.00

i 1.50 CEH

Course Overview

With the millions of computerized tomography and magnetic resonance imaging scans performed in the U.S. annually, knowledge of contrast agents to optimize radiographic imaging is essential. This continuing education course reviews common contrast agents that are currently in use, including their historical development, respective indications, and safety and monitoring parameters. It highlights specific adverse reactions of particular concern for each contrast medium. It describes the spectrum of allergic responses that occur and various treatments to employ so anyone working with these contrast media has a strong level of confidence with these agents.

About the Course Author

Grace Lam, MD, MBA is working as an Emergency Medicine Physician. Grace Lam, MD, MBA has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Jennifer L. Gibson, PharmD, is a pharmacist and medical communicator. Gibson trained as a hospital pharmacist specializing in internal medicine and acute care, and, in this role, helped implement patient safety initiatives and investigate medication errors and adverse drug reactions in hospital settings. She evaluates and consults on clinical performance and risk reduction in the healthcare industry and in other high-reliability organizations. Jennifer L. Gibson, PharmD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (7 Match)

  • Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

    1.50HOURS

    Relias LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Relias LLC designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Florida Board of Medicine

    1.50HOURS

    Florida Board of Medicine CE Provider #: 50-290
  • Florida Physician Assistants

    1.50HOURS

    N/A
  • American Society of Radiologic Technologists

    1.50HOURS

    N/A
  • Ohio State Medical Board

    1.50HOURS

    State Medical Board of Ohio CE Provider #: 50-290
  • Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners

    1.50HOURS

    Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners (CEBroker Provider #: 50-290)
  • Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure

    1.50HOURS

    Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure (CEBroker Provider #: 50-290)


Course Details

  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-RAD180
  • Hours:

    1.50
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2019-11-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2022-09-24
  • Learning Objectives:

    Compare and contrast common contrast agents used in medical imaging.; Describe strategies for reducing the risk of serious adverse reactions to contrast agents.; List risk factors for adverse reactions to contrast agents.; Review how members of the interprofessional team can communicate and work together to reduce negative outcomes from contrast media.
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Pharmacists; Physicians; Radiologic Technologists; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
    Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Support by completing the web form (https://www.relias.com/help) or by using the chat functionality.
    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.
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