Introduction to Discovery PET/CT Clinical Imaging

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COURSE IDFull Service - W3010HC | Tuition Only - W3110HC

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    About this class

    Discovery PET/CT Clinical Imaging training is a theoretical and practical program designed to reinforce and enhance practical imaging experience. This didactic and hands-on course focuses on basic system operation and patient procedures. The hands-on sessions are conducted in the Advantage Workstation Lab and service bays at the GE Healthcare Institute near Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Students will benefit from the small class size and plenty of guided hands-on instruction and practice. Participants who meet attendance requirements are eligible for CEU (ASRT).


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    • Overview

      By the end of the program, Technologists who attend the complete course will be able to use system features and demonstrate basic procedures on the Discovery MI or Discovery IQ scanner and AW Workstation.

      Course Content

      • Orientation / Safety for customers
      • Intro to system interface
      • Component review for PET & CT scanners
      • System Quality Assurance 
      • Introduction to patient scanning
      • Recon of data
      • RAD/RX mode of CT
      • Introduction to AW workstation software
      • Protocol creation for PET/CT
      • Artifacts found in PET and CT
      • Skill Inventory and Assessment
    • Target Audience

      This course is designed for Technologists who have some experience in PET or PET/CT imaging. This experience may or may not be on GE equipment.

    • Prerequisites

      Participants should have nominal experience in PET procedures. CT experience is not necessary.

    • Schedule / Registration

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      Discovery MI Sessions
      April 29-May 2, 2019
      May 20-23, 2019

      Discovery IQ Sessions
      April 15-18, 2019
      June 3-6, 2019

      Or, contact TiP Applications for pricing and scheduling information.

    CE Considerations for HQ Classes

    Continuing Education credit is earned by Technologists who complete the training curriculums as presented by the clinical educators. The Applications training is designed to enhance learning, prepare the Technologists to provide the best patient care possible and to achieve particular learning outcomes or objectives. Planning for this training requires the use of certain content and instructional strategies. Limited class size, consistent participation and continued peer-to-peer interaction are key factors in a successful training program.