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Managing Patient Radiation Dose in CT - 2017 (CE)

Course Format: Online Video
Course Credit Type: CE
Course Credit: 1.00
Course Category: *Imaging
Accreditation: This course is accredited by The Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA).
Course Cost: $29.99
Mobile Friendly: Yes
Course Release Date: February 24, 2017
Course Expiration Date: March 31, 2019
Program Summary:

This video program is designed for radiology and nuclear medicine professionals who work with Computed Tomography. Parameters which affect patient radiation dose in CT are discussed along with techniques and strategies for minimizing the patient radiation dose. Metrics for measuring exposure and estimating dose are explained along with methods for radiation dose monitoring, tracking and reporting.

Objectives
  • Describe the impact of the development of CT with regard to neuroimaging
  • List the technical parameters which affect CT dose
  • Describe the effect of CT dose on CT image quality
  • Define stochastic and deterministic effects
  • Describe several methods for reducing CT radiation dose
  • Define the various measures of CT radiation dose
  • Describe how software programs can be utilized in CT dose monitoring, tracking and reporting




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