• CT Contrast Agents Used Today [1:00 PM CST] (Live Webinar)

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Course Topics

Contrast Media

  • Types of Contrast Media
    • Positive and Negative Contrast Media
    • Dose of Iodinated Contrast for Pediatric Patients
    • Concentration, Osmolality and Viscocity
  • High Risk Factors
  • Severe Reactions
  • Uses of Indicated Drugs

Course Objectives:

At the conclusion of the course the participant should be able to:

Explain the difference between positive and negative contrast media.

List and give an example of the four methods of contrast media introduction.

Explain the difference in ionic and non-ionic contrast agents

Define:

a. Concentration

b. Osmolality

c. Viscosity

d. Ionic

Identify which contrast agents are ionic and non-ionic.

Know the dose of iodinated contrast agents for pediatric patients.

Identify high risk factors in patients for contrast media injection.

List the systems affected by a severe contrast media reaction.

Know uses of the indicated drugs from the drug list.

**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 at this  LINK

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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.
Roger Bumgardner MPH, RT(R)(CT)(NM)(CV)

Roger is the director of the radiography program at Houston Community College in Houston. He teaches numerous courses and has a long career of performing and teaching CT, MRI, Cardiovascular and Radiography. He has participated in developing a CT and Cross Sectional Anatomy Manual and taught a CT review course nationwide for Advanced Health Education Center. He is a regular volunteer and instructor going back to the Peace Corps in the 1980's, Omega House in the 1990's and Hurricane Rita Relief Service in 2005. Roger is a natural speaker. You will love his ability to make difficult topics easy to understand.

CT Contrast Agents Used Today [1:00 PM CST] (Live Webinar)

  • Course ID: Webinar-RT/Diagnostic-CTContrast-4356-184
  • Event Location: Online Course
  • Credit: 2 Category A Credits (Direct)
  • Date: 08/04/2021 01:00 pm - 08/04/2021 03:00 pm
  • Instructor: Roger Bumgardner MPH, RT(R)(CT)(NM)(CV)
  • $34.95