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All Things Interventional Radiology (CE Nurse)

Course Format: Online Video
Course Credit Type: CE Nurse
Course Credit: 0.50
Rewards Points Earned: 62.5
Course Category: *Nursing, Radiology
Course Producer: AltusLearn
Course Cost: $13.99
Mobile Friendly: Yes
Course Release Date: May 15, 2019
Course Expiration Date: May 15, 2020
Program Summary:

Dr. Amrit Hansra provides a comprehensive look into the science and practice of interventional radiology. This course will educate the participant in IR procedures including cancer treatment, ablation, embolization, applications for liver disease, renal and gynecological cancers, and provide awareness of IR as a treatment option.


Objectives

  • Participants will be able to understand the role of IR in diagnosis and treatment.
  • Participants will be able to identify the educational path necessary to practice IR.
  • Participants will be able to describe various IR procedures as they relate to differing diagnoses and pathologies.


Outline

  1. Overview of Interventional Radiology
    • Minimally invasive procedures
    • Conditions that can be treated
  2. Educational Path to practice IR
    • Medical school
    • Diagnostic Radiology
    • Specialty Fellowship
  3. IR for Trauma
    • Exsanguination
    • MVA
    • Angioplasty
  4. Neurology and Cardiology Applications
    • Separate specialties within IR
  5. Treating Liver Disease
    • Shunts
    • Severe bleeding
    • Ascites
  6. Cancer Therapies
    • Renal cell
    • Radioactive beads or microspheres
    • Ablation/cryoablation
  7. Raising IR Awareness
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