• An Inside Look Into CT Imaging [9:00am CST] (Live Webinar)

An Inside Look Into CT Imaging - 6  CE credit hours  

Faculty:

  • Rebecca Montz, Ed.D., MBA, CNMT, PET, RT (N) (CT), NMTCB RS,
  • M. Theresa Lobrin MHA., RT (R), (CT)
  • Wil Reddinger MSRS RT (R) (CT) (MR) (MRSO)

Online and phone registrations for live webinars close 1 hour before the event start time, which is in Central Standard Time (CST). Please give us a call at 1-800-239-1361 for all online registrations placed for webinars that will take place the same day in order to ensure you get your link to view the course.

 

 

 

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.
AHEC Faculty

Category Hours Revision Year(s)
Cardiac Interventional Radiology > Procedures > Diagnostic and Conduction System Studies .50 2017
CT > Patient Care > Patient Interactions and Management .50 2017, 2022
CT > Procedures > Head, Spine, and Musculoskeletal 2.25 2017, 2022
CT > Procedures > Neck and Chest 1.75 2017, 2022
CT > Procedures > Abdomen and Pelvis 1.00 2017, 2022
Nuclear Medicine > Image Production > Instrumentation 1.25 2017, 2022
Nuclear Medicine > Procedures > Cardiac Procedures .50 2017, 2022
Radiology Assistant > Procedures > Thoracic Section .50 2018, 2023
Radiology Assistant > Procedures > Neurological, Vascular, and Lymphatic Sections 1.50 2018, 2023
Radiation Therapy > Procedures > Treatment Sites and Tumors .5 2017, 2022
Radiologist Assistant > Procedures > Thoracic Section 0.5 2023
Radiologist Assistant > Procedures > Neurological, Vascular, and Lymphatic Sections 1.5 2023
CT > Procedures > Head, Spine and Musculoskeletal 2.25 2017
CT > Procedures > Neck and Chest 1.75 2017
CT > Procedures > Abdomen and Pelvis 1.0 2017
Therapy > Procedures > Treatment Sites and Tumors .50 2017, 2022
Nuclear Medicine > Image Production > Instrumenation 1.25 2017
Nuclear Medicine > Procedures > Cardiac Procedures .50 2017,2022
Cardiac Interventional Radiology > Procedures > Diagnostic and Conduction System Studies .50 2017
CT > Patient Care > Patient Interactions and Management .50 2017,2022

An Inside Look Into CT Imaging [9:00am CST] (Live Webinar)

  • Course ID: Simulcast-InsideLook-1166-103
  • Event Location: Online Course
  • Credit: 6 Category A Direct Credits
  • Date: 10/01/2022 9:00 AM - 10/01/2022 3:30 PM
  • Instructor: AHEC Faculty
  • $79.00
  • $69.00