ACR Ultrasound Practice Accreditation and Technical Standard for Ultrasound Performance Monitoring
N Hangiandreou*, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MNMO-D-218-3 Monday 2:00:00 PM - 3:50:00 PM Room: 218
The first part of this presentation will provide an overview of the American College of Radiology (ACR) Technical Standard for Diagnostic Medical Physics Performance Monitoring of Real Time Ultrasound Equipment, as well as the ACR Accreditation requirements for general and breast ultrasound practices.
The second part of the will discuss practical aspects of implementing QC programs that satisfy the requirements of the ACR practice accreditation programs, including consideration of personnel roles, and performance testing schedules, specific methods, and available tools.
After hearing this presentation, the participant will:
1. Understand the ACR Technical Standard for Diagnostic Medical Physics Performance Monitoring of Real Time Ultrasound Equipment, and the QC requirements of the ACR Ultrasound and Breast Ultrasound Practice Accreditation Programs
2. Be able to implement ultrasound QC programs in keeping with these documents