CT Dose Reduction and Scanning Techniques
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For Physicians, Technologists, Radiologists and Cardiologists
This comprehensive 2-day course offered by Altus Medical Group, provides an in-depth review of CT scan parameters and their impact for radiation dose.
The course combines classroom didactic and intensive instructor led hands-on sessions using suitable cases. The “Dose-in-Action” sessions on CT consoles will help participants understand and implement practical strategies to reduce CT radiation dose and optimize image quality.
Date: TBD - check back soon!
Course Length: 2 Days
iiCME maximum of 12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CME credits
ASRT maximum of 12.75 ARRT Category A CE credits
Target Audience: Physicians, Technologists, Radiologists and Cardiologists
Dr. Kalra is a staff radiologist in Divisions of Cardiac and Thoracic Imaging in the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston Massachusetts and Instructor in Radiology with the Harvard Medical School.
Over the past six years he has authored over 150 original research articles, book chapters, abstract and review articles on CT technology assessment and radiation dose reduction. Dr. Kalra's work on CT radiation dose optimization has earned him several awards and prizes at national and international radiology meetings. His research interests currently include advanced reconstruction and image processing techniques for CT radiation dose reduction. He has extensive hands on expertise in optimizing CT radiation dose for pediatric and adult patients.