In this course, the most common CT imaging procedures will be discussed, including basic scan parameters used for each type of exam. Also included in this discussion are indications, patient positioning and required anatomic coverage, appropriate scan parameters, and the role and administration guidelines for contrast media used for head and neck, chest and mediastinum, abdomen and pelvis, the musculoskeletal system, and pediatric CT examinations.
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Leanna Neubrander, M.H.Sc, RT(R)(CT)
Leanna has worked as an instructor for Adventist University of Health Sciences since 2006. In fact, she is an alumnus of the institution, graduating with her A.S. degree in Radiography and B.S. degree in Radiologic Sciences. She is certified and proficient in radiography and computed tomography, and has extensive training in magnetic resonance imaging. Ms. Neubrander obtained her master's degree from Nova Southeastern University in Health Sciences with a concentration in Higher Education. Ms. Neubrander is an active member of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists and the Association of Educators in Imaging and Radiologic Sciences. She has spoken at several conferences on various topics in computed tomography and education, and is a published author in the Radiologic Sciences and Education Journal.
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