In this free module, Introduction to ACR Appropriateness Criteria®, you will learn about ACR methodology for constructing evidence-based guidelines to assist referring physicians and other providers in making the most appropriate imaging or treatment decision for a specific clinical condition. By employing these guidelines, providers enhance quality of care and contribute to the most efficacious use of radiology.
This training is required for those wishing to participate in AC topic development.
During this module, you will learn:
- What Appropriateness Criteria are and why they are important to the practice of medicine.
- Each participant’s role and responsibilities in the Appropriateness Criteria development process.
- The process for creating evidence-based guidelines.