Oral Iopamidol in Multidetector Computed Tomography-Module 1

Oral Iopamidol in Multidetector Computed Tomography-Module 1

On-Demand Webcast

Farnoosh Sokhandon, MD, FSAR
Associate Professor of Radiology
Oakland University, William Beaumont School of Medicine
Medical Director, Section of Body CT
Beaumont Health
Royal Oak, Michigan

Target Audience

This activity is designed for radiologists, radiology nurses, and radiology technologists.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the value of positive water soluble oral contrast agents in multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) of the abdomen. 
  • Identify the properties of Iopamidol and be able to choose the appropriate concentration of Iopamidol for oral use as a GI tract contrast agent in MDCT.
  • Discuss the benefits and limitations of utilizing oral Iopamidol as an MDCT oral contrast agent, describe patient selection criteria, and be able to apply this to their own practice.

Activity Overview

This on-demand audio webcast is available with synchronized slides and audio.

To be eligible for documentation of credit, participants must complete the educational activity, complete the 10-question post-test with a score of 75% or better, and complete the evaluation form. After successful completion of the post-test and evaluation form online at www.naccme.com, participants may immediately print their documentation of credit.

There is no fee associated with this activity.

Date of last review: February 23, 2016

Release Date: December 12, 2009

Expiration Date: March 31, 2020

Estimated time to complete: 30 minutes

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CME Accreditation

NACCME designates this enduring material for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE Accreditation

This continuing nursing education activity awards .50 contact hour


Oral Iopamidol in Multidetector Computed Tomography-Module 1 has been approved for 0.5 ARRT Category A CE credit by The Association for Medical Imaging Management, AHRA. 

AHRA is an ARRT Recognized Continuing Education Evaluating Mechanism, (RCEEM).

Planning Committee

The planning committee comprises Farnoosh Sokhandon, MD; Robert Dieter, MD; Susie Seaman, NP; and MaryEllen Fama, Emily Gibson, Jennifer Ilcyn, Randy Robbin, and Susan Yarbrough, NACCME.

Independent Clinical Reviewer: Robert S. Dieter, MD, RVT, FACC, Loyola University Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 

Nurse Planner: Susie Seaman, NP, Sharp Rees-Stealy Wound Clinic, San Diego, California

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The faculty has reported the following:

Ms. Seaman: Advisory Board—Mölnlycke

Dr. Sokhandon, Dr. Dieter, Ms. Fama, Ms. Gibson, Ms. Ilcyn, Mr. Robbin, and Ms. Yarbrough have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.

NACCME requires faculty to inform participants whenever off-label/unapproved uses of drugs and/or devices are discussed in their presentations.

The faculty has disclosed the following off-label/unapproved use(s) of drugs and/or devices will be discussed: The use of oral iopamidol in multidetector computed tomography.

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Grant Support

Supported by an educational grant from Bracco Diagnostics, Inc