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Chest X-Ray

A live, interactive, virtual seminar.

Speaker: Michael B. Sneider, MD, Associate Professor, UVA Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging

Date: Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Time: 2-4:30 PM

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Advanced practice providers and other health care professionals rely on radiology to diagnose, treat, and evaluate a myriad of health problems. Chest x-rays are a common radiology study, and assuring fundamental competency in the initial evaluation of these studies is integral to safe and effective care. This conference will provide a review of basic evaluation of a chest x-ray and of American College of Radiology appropriate use criteria. The conference will also include discussion of chest x-ray-related health inequities and disparities.

Target Audience

Advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, nurses, and physicians.

Credit Offered

  • AAPA - 2.25
  • ANCC Contact Hours - 2.25
  • AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM - 2.25
  • Hours of Participation - 2.25
  • IPCE - 2.25


  • Clinicians - $40, $45 after November 1st 
  • Students and UVA Employees - $30, $45 after November 1st 

Desired Outcomes/Educational Objectives

Through participation in this conference, participants will be able to:

  • Apply American College of Radiology (ACR) Appropriateness Criteria when determining necessity for chest X-rays
  • Demonstrate a systematic approach to evaluating a chest x-ray
  • Identify common pathologic problems evident in a chest x-ray
  • Discuss issues related to radiology test-related health inequities and disparities

For more information, see the 2021 Diagnostic Imaging Chest X-Ray brochure.

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