Overview

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

  • Recognize imaging procedures with high radiation dose potential.
  • Explain the importance of obtaining a patient history prior to beginning a procedure with high radiation dose potential.
  • Describe the fluoroscopic imaging chain.
  • Compare flat panel detectors and image intensifiers.

COURSE LENGTH:  1 Hour
ACCREDITATION TYPE:  ASRT - Technologists
CREDIT HOURS:  1

Target Audience

This program specifically targets radiologic technologists working with FGI procedures. Registered radiologist assistants and other technologists and medical personnel concerned with ionizing radiation also may benefit from viewing this program.