Liability in Ultrasound (OB and/or GYN)

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Learning Objective(s)
At the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify areas of ultrasound that pose the greatest risk;
  • List the most common areas that lead to litigation;
  • Implement practices that can reduce exposure to litigation; and
  • Differentiate types of billing fraud.

Faculty: James Shwayder, MD, JD, FAIUM

Available Credit: 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™/0.5 ARRT Category A credit(s). Upon completion of the learning activity, you will have 1 attempt to successfully pass the post-test with a score of at least 80% and claim your certificate.


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CME Test
5 Questions  |  1 attempt  |  4/5 points to pass
5 Questions  |  1 attempt  |  4/5 points to pass You may only take this test 1 time. You must correctly answer 4 of 5 questions to pass. If you pass, you will need to claim your CME credits in the Certificate component. Your feedback is important to us. After completing your test, please take a few moments to complete our evaluation.
6 Questions
Up to 0.50 medical credits available  |  Certificate available
Up to 0.50 medical credits available  |  Certificate available

Release Date: 01/01/2023
Expiration Date: 12/31/2025

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The AIUM designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AIUM Ultrasound Practice Accreditation

This activity can be used to meet part of relevant AIUM Training Guidelines and/or maintenance credits for accreditation purposes. Learn more about AIUM Ultrasound Practice Accreditation here.

ARRT Category A Credit 

The AIUM is a Recognized Continuing Education Evaluation Mechanism (RCEEM) for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). The AIUM is the owner and sponsor of this activity. This activity is approved by the AIUM for ARRT Category A credit. This CE activity may be available in multiple formats or from different CE sponsors. ARRT does not allow CE activities (e.g., Internet courses, home study programs, directed readings, live lectures) to be repeated for CE credit in the same CE biennium.

Additional Credit Information

  • American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS). The ARDMS accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credit(s)™.

Documenting CME Credits

All participants who pass the post-test have access to a CME certificate. The AIUM will submit credits to the ARDMS for active AIUM membership accounts with a valid ARDMS ID number. It is the participant’s responsibility to ensure credit accuracy and adherence to any audit requests.

Disclosure Policy

In accordance with the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support of Continuing Medical Education, all individuals in control of content must disclose any financial relationship(s) or other relationship(s) held within the past 12 months. The AIUM implements a mechanism to identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to delivering the educational activity to learners.

Disclosures for this Activity

  • Jim Shwayder, no relevant financial relationships to disclose