ASRT Online Learning Center

Continuing Education for Radiologic Technologists


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Course Information


Course: ASRT Authored Courses, Computed Tomography

Module: CT Basics: Module 7 - Procedures

Module Description:
This interactive learning module, the seventh in the CT Basics series, provides a basic understanding of common CT examinations so that you’ll feel comfortable starting your career in computed tomography. The course explores routine head, neck, chest, abdomen and pelvis, thoracic and lumbar spine and extremity examinations as well as CT angiography (CTA) of the chest. This class includes review questions and is suited for technologists interested in 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
• Properly position a patient and select appropriate scan parameters for common CT examinations. • Explain why different window widths and levels are selected.
• List the required imaging planes for each procedure.
• List the information that should be noted on each scout and scan image.
• Review images for quality and accuracy to ensure no further imaging is necessary before the patient leaves the CT suite.


Author: Hal C. Davison, B.S., R.T.(R)(CT)
About the author: Hal C. Davison B.S., R.T.(R)(CT) is an instructor of radiology at Mayo Medical School and a CT staff technologist at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Jacksonville, Fla.




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