Comprehensive Overview of Computed Tomography (CAT350)
This course will provide a comprehensive overview of Computed Tomography (CT). Topics will include patient care and safety concerns, with a focus on patient assessment, contrast administration and radiation safety, CT imaging procedures, to include protocols and sectional anatomy, will be examined. CT physics and instrumentation topics including equipment radiation physics, the formation of the CT image, and artifacts will be discussed. This course will provide 48 contact hours of direct instruction focused on the content requirements for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist’s content specifications for post primary examination. Prerequisite: Admission to program. Credit: 3 hours.