AHRA Webinar

EQUIP - An Essential MQSA Inspection Update

Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 3:00-4:00 PM EDT
Presented by Bonnie Rush, RT(R)(M)(QM)
President, Breast Imaging Specialists
Author - MQSA Made Easy, Understanding and Implementing the Facility-Based Final Regulations


The MQSA has increased the overall effectiveness of mammography in early detection but image quality (IQ) remains the most cited cause of accreditation and ultimate certification failure. The goal of Enhancing Quality Under The Inspection Process (EQUIP) is to ensure every certified facility has a process in place to regularly monitor and control IQ.

This webinar will provide the means to understand the "how" of the new inspection criteria with examples of processes to become “equipped” for EQUIP.
 
WHAT IS EQUIP?
3 new inspection image quality control processes checked during the annual MQSA inspection

WHO HAS TO MEET THE EQUIP?
Every Certified Mammography Center and their mammography technologists and interpreting physicians, with ultimate responsibility resting on the Lead Interpreting Physician

HOW DO WE COMPLY WITH EQUIP?
There is no mandated approach "allowing" sites to customize their process. 

You will learn:
• An analysis of the EQUIP inspection criteria 
• Practical approaches to navigate the EQUIP  
• Methods to reduce the burden of EQUIP 

1.0 ARRT Category A credit is available for this webinar (pending approval). Successful completion of the post-test is required to earn credit.
1 Certified Radiology Administrator (CRA) credit is also available with successful completion of the post-test.
This webinar does not constitute an endorsement by AHRA. This webinar is available from multiple sponsors in different formats.

Access to the Webinar: The webinar access information will be sent in your registration confirmation e-mail, and a reminder with further instructions will be sent on June 19. On the day of the webinar, you'll be able to access the webinar link, audio instructions, handouts, and post-test. You are responsible for testing your Web access according to the instructions prior to this webinar.

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Cancellation Policy: If you are unable to participate please cancel your registration by June 19, 2017.

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This webinar is FREE to attend and
you do not have to be an AHRA member.

Space is limited!


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