Overview

By the end of this program, the viewer should be able to:

  • Identify basic brain anatomy as it pertains to appreciation of pathologies such as stroke, hemorrhage, hydrocephalus, tumors, sinusitis and abscess
  • Recognize appropriate scan protocols for exams of the brain including FOV, kV, mAs, reconstruction algorithms and pitch.
  • Determine appropriate application for administration of intravenous iodinated contrast enhancement for basic brain exams.

COURSE LENGTH: 1 Hour
ACCREDITATION TYPE:  ASRT - Technologists                     
CREDIT HOURS:  1

Target Audience

The course objectives specifically targets X-ray and CT Technologists, plus other interested hospital personnel.