Radiation Dose Reduction Strategies for CT (Mail)

Radiation Dose Reduction Strategies for CT (Mail)
Course ID: CTSafety-2055-m
Credit: 4 Hours Category A
Instructor : Mark Struthers BBA, BSRT, CMRT
Expiration Date: 06-30-2018
Price: $79.95
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This course is designed to help CT technologists meet the prepublication requirements set forth by Joint Commission for diagnostic CT radiation safety elements.  The course is useful to all technologists wishing to verify or improve their knowledge of current available radiation dose reduction methods for diagnostic CT procedures.

Course Topics

  • Goals of the Alliance for Radiation Safety and the Image Gently Campaign
  • Radiation dose reduction strategies that can be implemented by the technologist
  • Case studies as they relate to radiation induced injury
  • Risk associated with increased cancer incidence related to CT scanners
  • ALARA concepts in regards to head CT of pediatric patients

**$15 processing fee if AHEC prints the home study material

AHEC Home Study Guidelines:

  • We are going green! All mail home studies are now sent out on USB/Flash drives that you will need to plug into a computer.
  • All needed course materials, posttests, and answer sheets are available on the USB/Flash drive. For further instructions, please open the “Cover Page and Copyright” PDF in the folder for the specific home study.
  • If you purchased multiple home studies you may receive all materials on one USB/Flash drive, or multiple in the same mailing package.
  • Print the answer sheet page, fill in your answers and you can fax it back to us at 713.772.0155 or mail it back to AHEC, 8502 Tybor Drive, Houston, TX 77074.
  • Passing grade is 75% or higher. AHEC will notify you only if you do not pass the test. You have three chances to take the test and receive a 75% or higher.
  • The grading process takes 1-2 business days and the USB is yours to keep.

 

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Approval expiration date is 06/30/18
Mark Struthers BBA, BSRT, CMRT

Mark has been the Managing Partner Director of 4 Imaging Solutions since 2008, a company focused on meeting the needs of the medical imaging community. In addition to his responsibilities at 4 Imaging Solutions, Mark is active in medical imaging education, management, and imaging informatics. He is an experienced presenter with local, national, and international experience in providing medical imaging continuing education.