By the end of this program, the viewer should be able to: 

  • Compare the technologies of computed radiography (CR) and direct digital radiography (DDR).
  • Describe the physical basis of computed radiography.
  • List the functional components of direct digital radiography.
  • Discuss the concept of detective quantum efficiency (DQE).
  • Define the role of contrast performance in digital imaging systems.

Target Audience

The target audience is radiologic technologists wishing to learn more about today’s digital imaging environment. Other technologists and medical personnel may also benefit from viewing this program.