Overview

By the end of this program, the viewer should be able to:

  • Recognize the prime CT technical factors that shape image quality and influence radiation dose to patients.
  • Compare and contrast radiation dose emission characteristics of single and multidetector CT systems. 
  • Apply CT technical factors that will provide optimal image quality while adhering to ALARA (As Low As Reasonably Achievable) principles. 
  • Define terminology used to categorize and measure CT radiation dose.

Details

COURSE LENGTH:  1 Hour

ACCREDITATION TYPE:  ASRT- Technologists            

CREDIT HOURS:  1   

                         



Target Audience

Course objectives for this program specifically target CT technologists. While not limited to this audience group, the technical content is most effective when applied to people with this training.