Cognitive and System Factors Contributing to Diagnostic Errors in Radiology: Self-Assessment Module is organized by American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS).
Date of issuance: August 22, 2013
Date of expiration: August 21, 2019
Estimated time to complete the activity: 1 hour(s)
The target audience for this medical event is readers of the AJR, radiologists, radiologists in training, medical physicists, radiology administrators, and other healthcare professionals with an interest in diagnostic errors in radiology. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).
Conference Objectives are :
• Identify the cognitive and system-based sources of detection and interpretation errors in diagnostic radiology.
• List the five key cognitive biases which are particularly likely to lead to diagnostic errors in radiology.
• Describe multiple specific system-related errors in diagnostic radiology, as well as to understand how visual and mental fatigue affects radiologists.
• Identify several potential solutions to reduce misdiagnosis in diagnostic radiology.
Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.