RAT 2641 Principles of Computed Tomography
Basic instrumentation and application concepts, including computer and x-ray unit components and their application to protocols for acquiring sectional images of various body systems.
Division: Health Sciences
Department: Radiologic Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes
- Identify protocols for acquiring computed tomography images of the central nervous system including the brain and spine, thorax, abdomen and pelvis, extremities, and special imaging procedures.
- Identify radiographic appearances of various diseases on computed tomography images.
- Describe contrast media and methods of administration relative to computed tomography.
- Describe basic fundamentals of Computed Tomography (CT) instrumentation including hardware, software, x-ray unit components, selectable scan factors, image acquisition and archiving, and image quality factors and artifacts.
Credit Hours: 2
Classroom Hours: 2