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Andrew Bierhals, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Radiology and Pediatrics
Vice Chair, Quality & Safety
Director, Cardiothoracic Imaging at Barnes Jewish West County Hospital
Medical Director (CT), Center for Clinical Imaging Research
Cardiothoracic Imaging Section
Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri

Jay Pahade, MD
Associate Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging
Vice Chair of Quality and Safety, Radiology & Biomedical Imaging
Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut


COVID-19 Radiology Preparedness and Safety:
From the Front Lines

Radiologists from hot zones share the response plans and safety protocols developed to protect patients and staff during the COVID crisis.

A 30-minute lecture intended for

This activity is intended for radiologists, emergency medicine physicians, infectious disease physicians, and all who are involved with imaging during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Release Date: 6/17/2020
Expiration Date: 7/1/2021

Format: Online Course
Credit: 0.50 ARRT Category  For RT credit, click ENROLL NOW on this page
Credit: 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1  Physician credit available at Medscape Education
Tuition: Free Special Sale: $18.75

The goal of this activity is to share best practices in radiology to prevent disease spread while optimizing work flow during the COVID crisis.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:
Have increased knowledge related to

  • Recognizing the clinical features of COVID-19

Have greater competence related to

  • Modifying operations to optimize the safety of patients and staff
  • Developing strategies to safely maximize required imaging services during the COVID pandemic

This activity has been approved by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) for 0.50 hours of ARRT Category A continuing education credit.

Important note: For Physician credit you must enroll and participate on the Medscape Education website.

  1. Log-in to your account at
  2. Enroll in and view the entire educational activity.
  3. From the COURSE HOME page, click the button for POSTTEST and for EVALUATION by clicking on the appropriate icons located on the left sidebar.
  4. A passing grade of at least 75% is required to receive credit. You may take the test up to three times.
  5. Upon receipt of a passing grade, you will be able to print a certificate of credit from your account at
  6. A summary of credits earned is available by clicking on the TRANSCRIPT REPORT tab located in your account.

For questions regarding this program, please contact ICPME: