2022 AAPM 64th Annual Meeting
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Session Title: Imaging Disparities
Question 1: According to the National Academy of Medicine, equitable health care is:
Reference:Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Quality of Health Care in America. Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st Century. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2001.
Choice A:providing services based on scientific knowledge to all who could benefit and refraining from providing services to those not likely to benefit (avoiding underuse and overuse, respectively).
Choice B:reducing waits and sometimes harmful delays for both those who receive and those who give care.
Choice C:providing care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient preferences, needs, and values and ensuring that patient values guide all clinical decisions.
Choice D:providing care that does not vary in quality because of personal characteristics such as gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and socioeconomic status.
Question 2: As of the most recent data (2011), how many states offer onsite MRI at ALL their critical access hospitals?
Reference:Khaliq, Amir A., et al. "The scope and distribution of imaging services at critical access hospitals." Journal of the American College of Radiology 11.9 (2014): 857-862.
Choice A:0
Choice B:1
Choice C:49
Choice D:50
Question 3: The Patient follow-up manager allows radiology to track incidental findings, communicate with patients and referring physicians, and notify radiologists when a patient has completed recommended diagnostic imaging
Reference:Improving Quality of Follow-Up Imaging Recommendations in Radiology, Thusitha Mabotuwana, PhD; Christopher S Hall, PhD; Joel Tieder, MD, MPH; Martin L. Gunn, MBChB, FRANZCR
Choice A:True
Choice B:False
Question 4: Which organization makes evidence-based recommendations about clinical preventive services, including regarding annual screening for lung cancer with low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) in eligible adults?
Choice A:Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Choice B:U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS)
Choice C:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Choice D:U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)
Question 5: Approximately how many women will die yearly from breast cancer?
Reference:American Cancer Society. (Jan. 2022). Key Statistics for Breast Cancer. https://www.cancer.org/cancer/breast-cancer/about/how-common-is-breast-cancer.html
Choice A:Under 20,000
Choice B:Approximately 22,000
Choice C:Approximately 42,000
Choice D:Over 70,000
Question 6: What type of breast cancer has limited treatment options and a poor prognosis?
Reference:American Cancer Society. (March 2022). Triple-negative Breast Cancer. https://www.cancer.org/cancer/breast-cancer/about/types-of-breast-cancer/triple-negative.html
Choice A:Triple-negative breast cancer
Choice B:Estrogen positive breast cancer
Choice C:Estrogen negative breast cancer
Choice D:Progesterone positive breast cancer
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