Course detail

DAY 1 : NO PATIENTS HALF DAY

  • Presentation of the subsystems: gantry, table motion, panel
  • Safety Procedures: table pauses, emergency button, pressure sensitivity devices
  • Start and shutdown procedure
  • Presentation of remote control
  • Presentation of home position
  • Presentation of Collimator exchange
  • Accessories (Straps, ECG, supine, prone,….)
  • Patient positioning (CT limits, sensitive ruler…)
  • Presentation of the NM console part: login, to do list, database, protocol editor
  • Presentation of te different acquisitions type (static, dynamic, muga, tomo/CT, Tomo gated)
  • CT theory (rotation speed, slice thickness, filters, IQ enhance…)
  • CT dose review + CT scan parameters and their effect on dose
  • Pediatric protocols
  • Presentation of the CT console part: to do list, database, protocol editor, CT recon
  • CT scanning
  • Scan types (helical, axial, cine)
  • Scan techniques (kV, slice thickness, speed, manual, Auto mA and Smart mA settings anduse)
  • CT Protocol selection end editing
  • CT Reconstruction
  • Prospective and retrospective reconstructions
  • CT Recon parameters for NM localization and fusion
  • CT Recon parameters for diagnostic CT
  • Daily QC NM
  • Daily QC X-ray
  • Basics protocols creation

DAY 2 : PATIENTS ACQUISITIONS

  • Daily QC (NM and CT)
  • Acquisitions following site (Bone, Cardiac)
  • Xeleris Processing: image processing, printing, network
  • AW processing: presentation and SPECT/ CT processing, printing, network
  • Protocols creation- rest of protocols

DAY 3 : PATIENTS ACQUISITIONS

  • Daily QC (NM and CT)
  • Acquisitions following site (Thyroid, Renal,…)
  • Protocol update
  • Xeleris- Bone Renal, Lung processing, Volumetrix…
  • Xeleris- printing, data export (jpeg, avi)
  • AW processing: create a workflow

DAY 4 : PATIENTS ACQUISITIONS

  • Daily QC (NM and CT)
  • Acquisitions following site
  • Protocol update
  • Xeleris- Brain, Cardiac, other SPECT processing
  • AW Processing: optimize workflow
  • Weekly QC

DAY 5 : PATIENTS ACQUISITIONS HALF DAY

  • Summary of the whole week
  • Questions and answers
  • Documents support
  • Protocols Backup/Restore

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


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