Delivered in a unique multimedia learning format, these courses were designed specifically for self-study in preparing for the CT Registry Review - included in this program series:
Module 1: Patient Care - evaluating vital signs, identifying cycles of infection; 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.
Module II: Brief History of CT Development and Advancements - overview of CT system components and scanner generations; and general principles related to image formation.
Modules III & IV: Physics and Instrumentation - review of various concepts related to imaging parameter selection; the four main 3D post-processing techniques used in CT, basic scan parameters used for each type of exam; indications, patient positioning and required anatomic coverage, administration guidelines for contrast media used for head and neck, chest and mediastinum, abdomen and pelvis, the musculoskeletal system, and pediatric CT examinations.
Module V: Pathology - common pathologic conditions seen when performing CTs.
NOTE: This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors. ARRT regulations state that an individual may not repeat a self-learning activity for credit if it was reported in the same or any subsequent biennium.