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Contrast Administration in the Radiology Setting

Contrast Administration in the Radiology Setting

Contrast Administration in the Radiology Setting

Catheryn Peplinski
Catheryn Peplinski
on behalf of Pedagogy Incorporated

$15.00 $ 15.00 $ 15.00

$15.00 $ 15.00 $ 15.00

$ 15.00 $ 15.00 $ 15.00
$ 15.00 $ 15.00 $ 15.00
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Launch date: 17 Oct 2017
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Last updated: 01 Feb 2018

Reference: 184984

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

Intravenous administration of contrast materials in the radiology setting brings forth another aspect to intravenous protocols and procedures. A radiology nurse or a radiology technologist may administer intravenous contrast media under the general supervision of a physician. In order to provide for the safe administration of contrast media, those persons administering contrast media and those performing the diagnostic imaging procedures must have an understanding of indications for use of contrast media, the equipment needed for safe administration, as well as the potential risks and side effects and its management.

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
1. Identify the practical aspects in contrast administration in the radiology setting
2. Identify the administrative process of contrast administration in the radiology setting
3. Describe appropriate catheters and catheter tubing for administration of contrast agents: Central Lines and Ports
4. State the criteria for contrast administration
5. Identify adverse effects of contrast administration
6. Determine the permissible doses and appropriate agent for contrast administration
7. List 3 symptoms of contrast agent reactions
Catheryn Peplinski

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Catheryn Peplinski
on behalf of Pedagogy Incorporated

Catheryn Peplinski, MBA, RT (R) (M), RDMS, is Director of Operations at Pedagogy Inc. in Troup, Texas. She has earned her Master’s Degree in Business Administration from University of Phoenix, and has a degree in Radiology from Ferris State University. Catheryn is licensed in multiple modalities of Radiology, specializing in High-Risk Obstetrics and genetic testing with over 28 years of experience in diagnostic medicine, education, and management.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 1.50 Hours
  • Georgia Board of Nursing
  • 1.50 Hours

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