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Advanced Imaging Modality Concepts

Course Number: 10605220
Credits: 1.00

Course Description

10-605-220 ADVANCED IMAGING MODALITY CONCEPTS ...Explores advanced imaging modalities including, CT scanning, magnetic resonance (MR) scanning, medical sonography, and fluoroscopy, and how each contributes to the concept of diagnostic yield (DY). Image data management and networking will also be discussed. (Prerequisite: 10-605-219, Foundations of Image Quality)

Course Typically Offered

  • Spring

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Course Competencies

  1. Explain the concept of Diagnostic Yield (DY) and its clinical value
  2. Discuss the inter-relationship of various imaging modalities as to each one’s DY
  3. Suggest basic troubleshooting techniques for various imaging modalities as sub-optimum image quality is encountered
  4. Explore the advanced imaging modalities of CT, magnetic resonance (MR), nuclear medicine and medical sonography.
  5. Examine modern breast imaging technologies
  6. Discuss the challenges of using radiation as an oncology tool
  7. Discuss the role of the medical imaging service engineer with regard to medical imaging service and ensuring optimum medical image quality