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Malpractice in Diagnostic Imaging: Should You Worry? (Live Webinar)

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Malpractice in Diagnostic Imaging: Should You Worry? (Live Webinar)

Time: December 9, 2019 from 2pm to 3:30pm
Location: Advanced Health Education Center
Street: 8502 Tybor Dr.
City/Town: Houston
Website or Map: http://store.aheconline.com
Phone: 1(800) 239-1361
Event Type: live, webinar
Organized By: AHEC
Latest Activity: Nov 10, 2019

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Event Description

Course Topics:

The Basics: Defining the Terms

    • Standard of care
    • Medical malpractice vs medical negligence
    • Concept of the reasonably prudent radiologic technologist
    • Elements for proving medical malpractice
    • Areas of Greatest Liability for the Radiologist
      • Failure to Diagnosis
      • Failure to Communicate
    • Areas of Greatest Liability for the Radiologic Technologist
    • Falls
    • Breach of confidentiality/privacy of records
    • Informed consent
    • Privacy of records
    • Labeling of the image
    • Radiographs as part of the medical record
    • Case Studies: You be the Judge
      • Malpractice vs negligence
      • Violation of the standard of care
      • Reasonable prudent radiographer

Course Objectives:

  • Define standard of care and how it applies to the Radiologic Technologist
  • List the four elements to prove medical malpractice
  • Identify the major areas of liability in radiography departments for Radiologic Technologist
  • Name the two areas of greatest liability for the Radiologist

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