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Managing Patient Radiation Dose in CT 2019 (CE AVIR)

Course Format: Online Video
Course Credit Type: CE ARRT
Course Credit: 1.00
Rewards Points Earned: 125
Course Category: *Imaging, CT, *Allied Health Professional, *Compliance
Accreditation: This course is accredited by the Association of Vascular and Interventional Radiographers (AVIR) an approved ARRT RECEEM.
Course Cost: $17.99
Mobile Friendly: Yes
Course Release Date: December 01, 2018
Course Expiration Date: December 01, 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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