CT+ Review and Essentials Program
CT+ Review and Essentials Program-BUNDLE
CT+ Review and Essentials Activity Bundle
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CT+ Review and Essentials-MOCK EXAM CT+ Review and Essentials-MOCK EXAM
  • 0 Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
  • 0 Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
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    CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 1: The Physics of Computed Tomography CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 1: The Physics of Computed Tomography
  • 0.75 Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
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    CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 10: Head and Neck Procedures CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 10: Head and Neck Procedures
  • 0.75 Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
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    CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 11: Chest Procedures CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 11: Chest Procedures
  • 1.75 Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
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    CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 12: Abdomen/Pelvis Procedures CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 12: Abdomen/Pelvis Procedures
  • 0.75 Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
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    CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 13: Musculoskeletal and Special Procedures CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 13: Musculoskeletal and Special Procedures
  • 1.25 Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
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    CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 14: Cross-Sectional Anatomy of the Head and Neck CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 14: Cross-Sectional Anatomy of the Head and Neck
  • 0.75 Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
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    CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 15: Cross-Sectional Anatomy of the Brain CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 15: Cross-Sectional Anatomy of the Brain
  • 0.5 Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
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    CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 16: Cross-Sectional Anatomy of the Chest CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 16: Cross-Sectional Anatomy of the Chest
  • 1.5 Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
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    CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 17: Cross-Sectional Anatomy of the Abdomen and Pelvis CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 17: Cross-Sectional Anatomy of the Abdomen and Pelvis
  • 1.5 Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
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    CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 18: Cross-Sectional Anatomy of the musculoskeletal system and extremities CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 18: Cross-Sectional Anatomy of the musculoskeletal system and extremities
  • 0.75 Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
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    CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 2: Radiation Safety and Dosimetry CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 2: Radiation Safety and Dosimetry
  • 1 Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
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    CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 3: Computed Tomography Instrumentation and Quality Control CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 3: Computed Tomography Instrumentation and Quality Control
  • 1 Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
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    CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 4: Data Acquisition CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 4: Data Acquisition
  • 0.75 Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
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    CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 5: Image Reconstruction CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 5: Image Reconstruction
  • 0.75 Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
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    CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 6: Image Post Processing and Display CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 6: Image Post Processing and Display
  • 0.75 Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
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    CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 7: Image Quality, Artifact Recognition and Reduction CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 7: Image Quality, Artifact Recognition and Reduction
  • 0.75 Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
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    CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 8: Patient Preparation and Assessment CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 8: Patient Preparation and Assessment
  • 0.75 Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
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    CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 9: Contrast Administration CT+ Review and Essentials-Part 9: Contrast Administration
  • 1 Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
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    CT+ Review and Essentials

    Release Date:  August 1, 2017
    Expiration Date:  August 31, 2020

     

    Member Fee: $199.00
    Non-Member Fee: $349.00 – includes a full SNMMI-TS membership
     
    Target Audience

    Nuclear Medicine Technologists

    Educational Objectives and Speakers
           

    Part 1: The Physics of Computed Tomography - Terry Button, PhD

    Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

    1. Describe principles of radiation physics as it applies to computed tomography.
    2. Explain radiation interaction with matter
    3. Discuss the principles of attenuation 

    Part 2: Radiation Safety and Dosimetry - Terry Button, PhD

    Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

    1. Identify radiation safety techniques specific to computed tomography
    2. Calculate radiation dosimetry of computed tomography procedures
    3. Explain the factors that affect CT dose
    4. Discuss techniques for dose optimization

    Part 3: Computed Tomography Instrumentation and Quality Control - Terry Button, PhD

    Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

    1. Explain the various generations of CT scanners
    2. Differentiate between a single slice and multiple slice scanner
    3. Explain quality control procedures applicable to CT
    4. Evaluate and analyze quality control results in accordance with continuous quality assurance practices.
    5. Discuss the function and use of power injectors.

    Part 4: Data Acquisition - Terry Button, PhD

    Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

    1. Explain the process of data acquisition
    2. Differentiate various scanner generations and geometries
    3. Discuss collimation as it applies to the data acquisition process
    4. Discuss detector technology

    Part 5: Image Reconstruction - Terry Button, PhD

    Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

    1. Explain the process of image reconstruction
    2. Differentiate various algorithms used for image reconstruction
    3. Identify types of projection data

    Part 6: Image Post Processing and Display- Terry Button, PhD

    Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

    1. Explain image post processing for computed tomography
    2. Differentiate between window level and window width
    3. Discuss the effects of window level and window width on image display
    4. Discuss image visualization tools
    5. Explain three-dimensional image processing

    Part 7: Image Quality, Artifact Recognition and Reduction - Terry Button, PhD

    Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

    1. Discuss factors affecting image quality
    2. Identify artifacts on computed tomography images
    3. Discuss causes of artifacts in computed tomography images
    4. Discuss techniques for reducing artifacts on images

    Part 8: Patient Preparation and Assessment - Kathy Thomas, MHA, CNMT, PET, FSNMMI-TS

    Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

    1. Identify techniques for taking a complete medical history
    2. Discuss patient preparation for various CT procedures
    3. Interpret lab values relevant to computed tomography
    4. Analyze patient status and identify appropriate course of action for potentially emergent situations including contrast reactions and patient decompensation during interventional procedures.

    Part 9: Contrast Administration - Geoffrey Currie, PhD, Bpharm, MMRS, CNMT

    Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

    1. Describe various types of contrast
    2. Determine appropriate use for various types of contrast
    3. Demonstrate knowledge of contrast injection techniques and protocols.
    4. Identify contrast reactions and appropriate course of action for emergent situations.

    Part 10: Head and Neck Procedures - Eric Hertenstein, CNMT, NMTCB(CT), PET

    Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

    1. Discuss imaging protocols for various CT imaging procedures of the head and neck
    2. Identify proper patient preparation for procedures of the head and neck
    3. Select the appropriate technique dependent on reason for exam
    4. Identify correct post processing algorithms and image display for the exam.

    Part 11: Chest Procedures - Sara L. Johnson, MEd, CNMT, RT (N)

    Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

    1. Discuss imaging protocols for various CT imaging procedures of the chest
    2. Identify proper patient preparation for procedures of the chest
    3. Select the appropriate technique dependent on reason for exam
    4. Identify correct post processing algorithms and image display for the exam

    Part 12: Abdomen/Pelvis Procedures - Randy Revolt, R.T.(R)(N)(CT)(ARRT)

    Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

    1. Discuss imaging protocols for various CT imaging procedures of the abdomen and pelvis
    2. Identify proper patient preparation for procedures of the abdomen and pelvis
    3. Select the appropriate technique dependent on reason for exam
    4. Identify correct post processing algorithms and image display for the exam.

    Part 13: Musculoskeletal and Special Procedures – Daniel Guffey, MBA, CNMT, NMTCB(CT), RT(N)(CT)

    Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

    1. Discuss imaging protocols for various CT imaging procedures
    2. Identify proper patient preparation for procedures
    3. Select the appropriate technique dependent on reason for exam
    4. Identify correct post processing algorithms and image display for the exam.

    Part 14: Cross-Sectional Anatomy of the Head and Neck – Vicki LaRue, MIS, NMAA

    Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

    1. Identify human anatomy across cross-sectional planes of the head and neck with and without contrast
    2. Identify human anatomy in advanced CT procedures
    3. Recognize common pathologies across cross-sectional planes

    Part 15: Cross-Sectional Anatomy of the Brain – Richard Siska, NMAA, MIS, BSNM, NCT

    Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

    1. Identify human anatomy across cross-sectional planes in the brain
    2. Recognize normal anatomy with and without contrast in advanced CT procedures including but not limited to stroke protocols and trauma
    3. Recognize common pathologies across cross-sectional planes

    Part 16: Cross-Sectional Anatomy of the Chest – Eric Jakubowski, MD

    Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

    1. Identify human anatomy across cross-sectional planes for chest (with and without contrast)
    2. Identify normal anatomy in advanced CT procedures of the chest including but not limited to cardiac CT, fluoroscopy, biopsies and drainages.
    3. Recognize common pathologies across cross-sectional planes

    Part 17: Cross-Sectional Anatomy of the Abdomen and Pelvis – Mike Spieth, MD

    Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

    1. Identify human anatomy across cross-sectional planes for the abdomen and pelvis in routine Ct procedures with and without contrast
    2. Identify human anatomy across cross-sectional planes with and without contrast in advanced CT procedures including but not limited to trauma, fluoroscopy, biopsies and drainages.
    3. Recognize common pathologies across cross-sectional planes. 

    Part 18: Cross-Sectional Anatomy of the Musculoskeletal System and Extremities - Jessica Nelson, BS, BA, CNMT, NMTCB(CT), RT(N)(CT), PET

    Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

    1. Identify human anatomy across cross-sectional planes for the musculoskeletal system of the spine in routine and advanced CT procedures
    2. Identify human anatomy across cross-sectional planes for the musculoskeletal system of the extremities in routine and advanced Ct procedures
    3. Recognize common pathologies across cross-sectional planes

    MOCK EXAM

    This Mock Exam is provided as an opportunity for participants to experience an assessment the length of a certification exam. You can take this assessment an unlimited number of times. Correct answers are provided in the "Activity Material" Tab. Please note that completion of this assessment is optional and does not award CE Credit. 


    CE Information:

    The SNMMI, through its Verification of Involvement in Continuing Education (VOICE) program, has approved this enduring material for a maximum of 17.0 continuing education hours (CEHs). VOICE-approved credit is recognized by most licensure states and by the NMTCB and ARRT as Category A credit. To receive CE credit, learners must first complete the activity content, achieve a score of 80% on the post-course assessments and complete the evaluation. CE Credit is issued as the assessments for each module are completed. Learners will have no more than 3 attempts to successfully complete the post-test for each session. This activity must be completed by the expiration date listed above. California Scope: 7.5 Non-Imaging; 9.5 Imaging (I).


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    Internet Connection:  A broadband connection (DSL, Cable, etc.)
    Sound:  Speakers or headset to hear audio
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