MRAD-129

Clinical Applications in CT

CREDITS: 4
LENGTH: 15 weeks
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REQUISITES: Prerequisite: MRAD-122 MRAD-124 minimum C+, MRAD-120 minimum S
Corequisite: MRAD-125, MRAD-127
 
DESCRIPTION:
This course provides students with a basic skill set to perform Computed Tomography (CT) scan examinations. Emphasis is on practical application and theoretical concepts of CT imaging. Patient care best practices before, during & post examinations is emphasized. Students focus on basic CT protocols of the head, neck, chest, abdomen and pelvis, spine and extremities. Anatomical considerations in axial, sagittal and coronal planes and image acceptability criteria is assessed. CT accessory equipment, emergency support equipment, contrast media and commonly occurring pathologies are described.

Course Schedule

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