Overview

By the end of the program, Technologists who attend the complete training agenda will be able to use the system features and perform basic to intermediate procedures as described in the skill inventory included in the TiP training package.

Phase One Agenda  

Day One:    

  • Getting Started  Safety Procedures  
  • System Startup, Shutdown, and Reboot
  • Gantry and Table Operation 
  • Operator Console Overview
  • Quality Control 
  • Intro to PET/CT 
  • Scanning Procedure 

Day Two:   

  • Daily QA  
  • PET/CT Scan Parameters and Protocol Building 
  • PET Reconstruction 
  • Operator Console Volume Viewer 
  • Image Works Functions 
  • Patient Scanning 

Day Three:   

  • AW Overview and Volume Viewer 
  • Hardcopy, Data Export, Networking
  • Archive and Data Management  
  • Advanced PET/CT Acquisition Techniques
  • Intro to Motion Match Application 

Day Four:    

  • Patient Scanning 
  • CT Dose Overview
  • Intro to Cardiac PET Acquisition and Processing
  • PET/CT Protocol & Image Quality Review 

Phase Two Agenda

 Day One:   

  • Getting Started  
  • Quality Control  
  • Safety Review  PET/CT Protocols and Parameters 
  • CT Parameters and CT Dose Review 
  • Patient Scanning 

Day Two:    

  • PET/CT Protocols
  • Operator Console Hardcopy and Data Management 
  • PET/CT Image Display in AW Volume Viewer 
  • Patient Scanning

Target Audience

This course is designed for PET Technologists and Physicians.

Prerequisites

This course has no prerequisite requirements.

Accreditation

College of Radiographers CPD Endorsement

This course has been approved by The College of Radiographers 

And may support outcomes 1 - 9 of CPD Now


Preparing Your Staff for Onsite Training

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