Online Courses

CT Registry Review: Patient Care

Price: $8.00 CE: 1.00
This course is accessible until 9/30/2024
This course is also available in one or more course series.

In this CT Registry Review course, we will be reviewing topics related to patient care, including evaluating vital signs, and identifying cycles of infection and ways to prevent infection. We will also discuss various contrast media used in CT and contraindications, as well as negative reaction symptoms to contrast. Also presented are legal and ethical principles related to the CT profession.

NOTE for Imaging: This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors; individuals may not repeat and report a self-learning activity for credit twice in the same biennium. You must be licensed in the state of Florida to report an activity that is only approved by the state. If this activity is also approved by an organization that ARRT has approved to evaluate CE, select that organization’s name, as opposed to the state licensing agency name.

This course reports to CE Broker

Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
  1. Describe basic patient care procedures, including evaluation of the four main vital signs and the normal range for each.
  2. Explain the cycle of infection, modes of transportation, and the safety practices used to prevent the spread of infection.
  3. Describe the properties of contrast media used in CT, and any special considerations and contraindications for administration.
  4. Identify contraindications for CT administration and pre-exam tests used for patient evaluation.
  5. Recognize symptoms of a negative reaction to contrast media.
  6. Identify basic legal and ethical principles that relate to the CT professional, including informed consent.

Qualified Planners/Faculty

Leanna Neubrander, M.H.Sc, RT(R)(CT)

Leanna Neubrander is the Director of Online Strategic Development and Engagement for AdventHealth University and has been a faculty member at AdventHealth University (AHU) since 2006.  Ms. Neubrander was the Associate Professor of Imaging Sciences and lead instructor for the CT courses in the B.S. Radiologic Sciences Program.  Ms. Neubrander graduated with her A.S. degree in Radiography and B.S. degree in Radiologic Sciences from AHU and obtained her master's degree from Nova Southeastern University in Health Sciences with a concentration in Higher Education. She is certified and proficient in Radiography and Computed Tomography (CT), and is trained in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).  Ms. Neubrander serves as the Educator on the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) CT Exam Committee.

Disclosures
This author has disclosed that there are neither conflicts of interest nor commercial affiliation with this activity.

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CE Credits: 1.00, Category: END1199 = A ARRT, Expires: 9/30/2024
CE Credits: 1.00, Category: FLDOH-BRC = 00-Technical Approved, Expires: 9/30/2024

Completion Requirements: To receive continuing education credit commensurate with the credit awarded for this on-line activity, the participant must:

  • View all modules and cases studies.
  • Participate and pass all Self-Checks and Post Test(s).
  • Complete and submit the on-line evaluation.

Certificates of Completion: will be available to print immediately upon finishing the completion requirements. You are encouraged to print and save your certificate for your portfolio as required by your licensing body. Interdisciplinary accredited activities, activities having multiple accreditors, will be listed individually on the Certificate of Completion.

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