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Image Detector Technology and Its Management

Course Number: 10605218
Credits: 2.00

Course Description

10-605-218 IMAGE DETECTOR TECHNOLOGY AND ITS MANAGEMENT ...Analyzes image receptor technologies to help differentiate between CR and DR and their characteristics from a service perspective. Emphasis will be placed on thin-film transistor (TFT) technology and its management. (Prerequisites: 10-605-217, Fundamentals of Imaging Equipment Operation)

Course Typically Offered

  • Fall

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Course Competencies

  1. Differentiate between CR and DR and their clinical characteristics
  2. Explain the operation of flat panel digital receptors using thin film transistor technology
  3. Compare and contrast the process of digital image production using various digital technologies including fluoroscopy and computed radiography
  4. Distinguish between direct and indirect DR technologies
  5. Calculate resolution measures using DEL specifications
  6. Predict the changes in digital image quality with modifications to exposure conditions
  7. Outline the image production sequence used to create modern digital images
  8. Discuss the various telecommunication challenges typically encountered with DR imaging
  9. Analyze images for artifacts and errors due to receptor and network issues
  10. Explain the current display technologies used in a modern medical image department
  11. Discuss the basic design elements between digital fluoroscopic systems