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UConn Health Radiology Grand Rounds

Wednesday, June 2, 2021
12:00pm – 1:00pm

UConn Health
Virtual / Zoom Meeting Link: https://zoom.us/j/8266643258 Passcode: 635031

Update on Intravenous Contrast Agent Safety

Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and UConn Radiology

Speaker: Jeffrey Weinreb, MD, Professor of Body Imaging, Yale School of Medicine Date: Wednesday, June 2, 2021 Time: Noon to 1pm Location: Virtual / Zoom Meeting Link: https://zoom.us/j/8266643258 Passcode: 635031

Target Audience: UConn Health radiologists and radiology residents. All other radiology techs, nurses, residents, students and Greater Hartford radiologists are encouraged to attend.

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to): 1. Describe current safety data about intravenous iodinated contrast agents concerning contrast-associated acute kidney injury (CA-AKI). 2. Improve their knowledge about intravenous gadolinium-based contrast agents concerning nephrogenic systemic Fibrosis (NSF) and symptoms associated with gadolinium exposure (SAGE). 3. Implement the most recent recommendations about the safe use for intravenous contrast agents.

Accreditation: The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities provided by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content.

Neither the activity director nor the planning committee members have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation.

The Speaker, Dr. Weinreb has a financial interest/arrangement with GE Healthcare and Bayer Healthcare that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of his role as the Speaker. The following safeguard has been put in place to avoid the insertion of commercial bias into the content: Dr. Michael Baldwin, the activity director, determined that the financial relationship is outside the area of the content of the program.

Dr. Weinreb will not be discussing the off-labeled use of any product.

This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it.

Evaluations: Participants are required to complete an electronic evaluation in order to obtain CME Credits. An email from http://MyEvaluations.com with instructions

Contact:

Kellee R. Cronin (kcronin@uchc.edu)

Continuing Medical Education (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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