Advances in MDCT Dose Reduction
Advances in MDCT Dose Reduction
  • CME credits: 1.5
  • Date published: September 16, 2013
  • Price: $75 USD
  • Description: Dr. Rogalla discusses the recent technical advances in Multi-Detector CT as it pertains to potential dose reduction. Improvements in dose efficiency are reviewed with regards to photon counting detectors, x-ray tubes and reconstruction techniques, detector efficiency, x-ray beam filters, better active shielding, electronics (DAS), and optimization of image filters.

$75 USD



Learning Objectives

After participating in this activity, learners should be able to:

• Acquire knowledge related to the risk benefit ratio of dose quality and risk of injury.
• Understand techniques that can be use to decrease dose.


Target Audience

Diagnostic and interventional radiologists as well as other physicians who order and interpret CT studies.  Allied health professionals, IR fellows, radiology residents and medical students will also benefit from this course.


Modules (1 total)

 

CME Accreditation (1 modules total)

Once the CME package is completed in its entirety, you will be able to print official CME accreditation for this course.

 

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials and Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through joint sponsorship of the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) and Medlantis.org.

SIR is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. SIR designates this internet activity, enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.