ASRT Online Learning Center

Continuing Education for Radiologic Technologists

Course Description

Course Information

Course: ASRT Authored Courses, Computed Tomography

Module: CT Basics: Module 10 - Additional Applications

Module Description:
CT always has been part science, part art. This interactive learning module, the tenth in the CT Basics series, explains advanced CT scanning techniques and the postprocessing applications that can be used to manipulate volumes of data. With a thin-volume data set, high-powered computers and high-tech software programs, the postprocessing possibilities are endless. This class includes review questions and is suited for technologists who are adding CT to their professional skill set. After successful completion of all 12 for-credit modules, you will receive a recognition of achievement award from the ASRT.

Buy the "CT Basics" curriculum totaling 16.00 CE or purchase the 12 modules separately.
Audience: Radiologic Technologists
Prerequisites: None

Learning Objectives
• Describe current trends in computed tomography.
• Explain the basic procedures for additional CT applications.
• Identify modifications used for trauma and pathology.
• Recognize the uses of virtual CT in medical imaging.
• Explain how CT is used in radiation therapy treatment planning, nuclear medicine and portably.

Authors: Patty Hiddinga, B.S., R.T.(R)(CT), and Nikkole Weber, R.T.(R)(CT)(M).
About the authors: Patty Hiddinga, B.S., R.T.(R)(CT), is a CT technologist in the Department of Radiology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Nikkole Weber, R.T.(R)(CT)(M), is the lead technologist in the Department of Radiology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.

Author: ASRT: American Society of Radiologic Technologists
About the author: The mission of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists is to advance the medical imaging and radiation therapy profession and to enhance the quality of patient care.
Sponsor and/or Accreditation: American Society of Radiologic Technologists
Credits: 2.00
Price: $40.00