Apr 20, 2019  

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RCT 101 - Computed Tomography Physics & Equipment

The course is intended to provide the technologist with comprehensive knowledge of instrumentation and physics of a computerized tomography unit. Fundamentals of data acquisition with a digital system, concepts of image reconstruction principles in conventional, helical and multislice helical installations are included. Other principles of the technology include: image manipulation and visualization, radiation dose, scan parameters, and quality control. Advanced imaging utilizing 3D imaging, CT angiography, PET, and virtual reality imaging are introduced.

Prerequisite:  Admission to the CT Certificate Program.

3 Semester hour(s)
Lecture/Lab Hours
3 lec/week

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