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CT Fellowship - Theory

Time: October 21, 2010 to October 24, 2010
Location: Advanced Health Education Center
Street: 8502 Tybor Dr.
City/Town: Houston, TX 77074
Website or Map: http://www.aheconline.com
Phone: 713-772-0157
Event Type: fellowship
Organized By: Advanced Health Education Center
Latest Activity: Dec 22, 2009

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CT Fellowship - Theory
Thursday, October 21, 2010 - Sunday, October 24, 2010
Houston, TX

Advanced Health Education Center
8502 Tybor Dr.
Houston, TX 77074
Toll-Free 1-800-239-1361
Website: http://www.aheconline.com

Advanced Health Education Center
8502 Tybor Dr.
Houston, TX 77074
Toll-Free 1-800-239-1361
Website: http://www.aheconline.com

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CT Fellowship Computed Tomography Imaging is an integral part of high complexity imaging in Radiology. You can be ready to start an exciting new phase of your career through training for this modality. Understanding the principles, theory and console skills is necessary for decision making, patient care, and independent judgment. You can learn the sectional anatomy, computer operations, imaging protocols, and physics from the experts. Practical applications and clinical rotations are key ingredients to completing your training. You can choose the right combination of events to match your educational needs. Week one of the training covers principles and practice. Weeks two and three are clinical rotations. Invest in your future and advance your career. This three-week modular course is designed to introduce the technologist to computerized tomography principles and practice. Classroom instruction will include history and development of CT, basic physics, instrumentation, technique and protocols, positioning, sectional anatomy, Venipuncture, oral and IV contrast, safety considerations, and non-routine studies. Clinical training will provide the fellowship technologist with 40 hours per week of observation and hands-on instruction in local hospital settings. The clinical experience is designed to enhance and reinforce the principles studied during the week of theory. Course Topics Week 1 - Theory (total 32 hours) 4 hours - History and Instrumentation 8 Hours - Basic Physics and Principles 8 Hours - Protocols and Contrast Media 8 Hours - Sectional Anatomy, Image Correlation 4 hours - Non-routine Studies and Review CE Credit 32 Hours Weeks 2, 3 - Clinical Rotation Technologists enrolling in clinical rotations are required to complete the theory portion of the fellowship course prior to being allowed to attend clinical rotations. 40 hours of clinical rotations (Monday-Friday) each week will give each fellowship technologist the opportunity to experience a wide array of exams, be tutored by experienced CT professionals who provide insights, advice, and help you get the most out of your training. 80 hours total Certificate of completion rewarded will reflect clinical hours completed. ** No CE is awarded for clinical hours Location This course is taught in Houston, TX. CE Credit 32 Category A Direct for Theory course, certificate of completion awarded reflecting clinical hours completed.



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