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Coming March 2nd: FREE 2 CE Course – Using the Dose Index Registry . . .

Just a quick note announcing a FREE independent study course Dose Registry Support Services is making available to anyone interested (beginning March 2, 2020).   The course is titled “Using the DIR to Implement an Effective CT Dose Monitoring Program and Meet The Joint Commission’s Dose Incident Identification Requirements.”  

The course is comprised of a 100 minute video presentation followed by a 16 question exam, and is approved by the ASRT for 2 CE credits. The course will be available at on March 2nd.  Users should create an account on the website, then login and enroll in the course.    

Please share this with your management and/or technical staff if they are interested in the Dose Index Registry or simply want free CE. 


About this course: In this course, we share with you

  • Why dose monitoring is important;
  • 4 of the most useful DIR Reports and how to generate them, including the new Interactive reports;
  • Tips to make Exam Name mapping easier, including how to use the Bulk Mapping option;
  • Success stories others have had using this approach, which provides additional insight for using the DIR;
  • Advice on assigning User Roles; and,
  • How to use the DIR to meet TJC’s Dose Incident Requirement without the need for expensive third-party dose monitoring systems.

About the speaker:  Mike Bohl founded Dose Registry Support Services in 2015 in order to support Radiology Departments’ use of the Dose Index Registry to optimize doses and meet The Joint Commission’s mandate to identify and review Dose Incidents.  Mr. Bohl is a nationally recognized speaker and has extensive experience in radiology group and imaging center management.  He has authored several articles, including an article titled Meeting The Joint Commission’s Dose Incident Identification and External Benchmarking Requirements Using the ACR’s Dose Index Registry published in the August 2016 edition of the Journal of the American College of Radiology.  For more information visit, or email us by clicking here.

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