• An Inside Look Into CT Imaging

Under the guidance of our esteemed instructors, you'll dive deep into cutting-edge topics that are shaping the field of radiology. With CT Cardiac, led by the brilliant Rebecca Montz, you'll explore the intricate world of cardiology imaging, from advanced procedures to CT technology and radiation exposure. Gain the confidence to tackle any cardiac challenge and make a difference in patients' lives.

Next, join Rebecca Montz again in PET/CT Detective, where you'll unravel the mysteries of PET/CT imaging. Discover how this groundbreaking hybrid technology is revolutionizing oncology and cardiology diagnoses through gripping case studies. Arm yourself with the tools to detect and combat diseases like never before.

Under the expert guidance of Wil Reddinger, delve into the complexities of CT Head and Brain. Learn to navigate indications and contraindications of iodinated contrast media, decipher the secrets hidden within anatomical structures, and master the art of detecting brain abnormalities. Unleash your potential as a brain imaging expert.

Lastly, with Theresa Lobrin as your mentor, embrace the challenges of CT Chest and ABD/Pelvis. From understanding chest anatomy and contrast techniques to decoding abdomen and pelvis imaging procedures, this course will equip you with the expertise to conquer every scan with precision and confidence.

By the end of this immersive program, you'll emerge with a treasure trove of practical skills and knowledge. Gain the clinical edge you've been seeking, as you learn to unlock the secrets hidden within diagnostic images. Elevate your career and become the go-to technologist in your field.


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Course Topics

CT Cardiac - Rebecca Montz 

  • Cardiology Overview 
  • CT Imaging Procedures 
  • CT Gating 
  • CT Technology 
  • Radiation Exposure 

PET/CT Detective (Case Studies) - Rebecca Montz 

  • PET/CT Imaging Overview 
  • Oncology and Cardiology 
  • Diagnostic Advantages of PET/CT 
  • Oncology Case Studies 
  • Cardiac Case Studies 

CT Head and Brain - Wil Reddinger 

  • Indications and contraindications of iodinate contrast media 
  • Anatomical structures that are enhanced on CT of the Head and Brain 
  • White and gray matter, differences with reference to location and function 
  • Common types of fractures of the bony skull and face 
  • Subdural epidural and subarachnoid brain bleeds 
  • Brain tumors associated with adult and pediatric CT Imaging 

CT Chest and ABD/Pelvis - Theresa Lobrin 

  • Chest Anatomy Overview 
  • Contrast for Chest 
  • Chest CT Imaging Procedures 
  • Chest Specialty Procedures 
  • Abdomen/Pelvis Anatomy Overview 
  • Contrast for Abdomen Pelvis CT 
  • Abdomen Pelvis Imaging Procedures 
  • Abdomen Pelvis Specialty Procedures 

Course Objectives

  1. Understand clinical knowledge of coronary heart disease and other cardiovascular diseases. 

  1. Understand the principles and clinical indications of CT calcium scoring and cardiac angiography 

  1. Understand the basic physics of cardiac CT and ECG-gating, optimization of radiation dose and image quality 

  1. Demonstrate the basic physics of PET/CT scanners. 

  1. Understand the clinical value of PET/CT imaging in overall patient care. 

  1. Evaluate clinical cases to demonstrate the advantages of utilizing hybrid imaging technologies 

  1. Understand basic imaging procedures to include sectional anatomy and scanning parameters. 

  1. Explain the indications and contraindications for the use of iodinated contrast media including anatomical structures that are enhanced on CT scanning of the Head and Brain. 

  1. Discuss the difference between white and gray matter with reference to location and function 

  1. Discuss the common types of fractures associated with the bony skull and face. 

  1. Differentiate the difference od subdural epidural and subarachnoid brain bleeds. 

  1. Discuss the most common brain tumors associated with adult and pediatric CT Imaging. 

  1. Distinguish between the technical parameters for acquisition and contrast injections for Chest CT procedures 

  1. Review and distinguish CT Chest, Abdomen, and Pelvis anatomy 

  1. Understand how to protocol CT studies for various clinical indications in the abdomen and pelvis. 


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This program provides AHRA Category A continuing education credit for radiologic technologists recognized by the ARRT and various licensure states. You must attend the entire program to receive your certificate of completion.

This live, instructor-directed course meets the Texas Medical Board requirements for all registered Medical Radiologic Technologists. Please refer to the TMB website for more information.
AHEC Faculty

An Inside Look Into CT Imaging

  • Course ID: Webinar-InsideLook-1166-107
  • Event Location: Online Course
  • Credit: 6 Category A Direct Credits
  • Date: 09/29/2023
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Instructor: AHEC Faculty
  • $79.00
  • $69.00