Overview

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

  • Discuss the fundamental principles of image formation chest x-ray, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), cardiac catheterization,   nuclear medicine, and diagnostic medical sonography.
  • Discuss the information, with regard to cardiac imaging, that each imaging modality provides.
  • Describe common congenital cardiac anomalies.
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of congenital vs. acquired heart disease.

COURSE LENGTH:  1 Hour
ACCREDITATION TYPE:  ASRT – Category A+                   
CREDIT HOURS:  1

Target Audience

This program specifically targets imaging technologists working in the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease. Other cardiac disciplines also may benefit from viewing this program.