"Yield the shield": new approaches and challenges in the use of gonadal shielding during radiography in children - ESR Connect

EuroSafe Imaging Session

EU 5 - "Yield the shield": new approaches and challenges in the use of gonadal shielding during radiography in children

March 6, 18:00 - 19:00 CET

  • 5 Lectures
  • 60 Minutes
  • 4 Speakers
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Description

EU 5-2
5 min
Introduction
Donald P. Frush, Durham, NC / United States
1. To provide summary justification for revisiting routine gonadal shielding during abdomiopelvic radiography in children: domain covered and why are we doing this.
2. To present the outline of topics to be covered: roles, challenges, and models for change.
3. To introduce the speakers and their qualifications.
EU 5-3
10 min
The past journey of gonadal shielding and the role of regulation and the U.S. radiologist
Donald P. Frush, Durham, NC / United States
1. To learn the background of gonadal shielding during radiography and the efforts and organisations currently involved in the United States.
2. To become familiar with the role of the US radiologist in changes in practice of routine gonadal shielding.
3. To understand the current regulations and guidance for the use of gonadal shielding in the U.S.
EU 5-4
10 min
The current reasons for change and the role of regulation and the European radiologist
Joanna Kasznia-Brown, Taunton / United Kingdom
1. To learn about the scientific evidence supporting a change in practice for routine gonadal shielding.
2. To become familiar with the role of the European radiologist to changes in practice of routine gonadal shielding.
3. To understand the current regulations and guidance for the use of gonadal shielding in Europe.
EU 5-5
10 min
Front-line culture, challenges, and strategies for change: European perspective
Joana Santos, Coimbra / Portugal
1. To learn about the role of the radiographer/technologist community in Europe for routine gonadal shielding (certification, training, licensing etc.).
2. To appreciate the complexities in changes to practice, including patient/caregiver engagement.
3. To identify successful models and ongoing efforts for change in practice.
EU 5-6
10 min
Front-line culture, challenges, and strategies for change in shielding practice: U.S. perspective
Rebecca Marsh, Denver, CO / United States
1. To learn about the role of the radiographer/technologist community in Europe for routine gonadal shielding (certification, training, licensing etc.).
2. To appreciate the complexities in changes in practice, including patient/caregiver engagement.
3. To identify the salient ongoing efforts and suggest models for change in shielding practice.
10 min
Live Q&A: "Easier said than done?"

CME Information

This session is accredited with 1 CME credit.

Moderators

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Guy Frija

Paris, France

Speakers

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Donald P. Frush

Durham, United States

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Joanna Kasznia-Brown

Bristol, United Kingdom

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Joana Santos

Coimbra, Portugal

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Rebecca Marsh

Aurora, United States