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Essentials of Radiography

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Essentials of Radiography

Time: January 16, 2010 from 8am to 3pm
Location: Embassy Suites Hotel
Street: 6100 Gateway Blvd. East
City/Town: El Paso, Texas 79905
Website or Map: http://store.aheconline.com/D…
Phone: 1-800-239-1361
Event Type: continuing, education
Organized By: Advanced Health Education Center
Latest Activity: Dec 28, 2009

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Event Description

• Radiation Safety Update
• Review of the basic principles
• Types of Radiation
• Components of Radiographic Tube
• Production of X-rays
• Types of ionizing radiation interactions which occur
• Measuring Radiation
• Exposure units
• Personal dosimetry
• Reduction of radiation exposure
• Time, distance & shielding
• Types of Shields
• Pregnancy Issues
• Biological effects of radiation
• Occupational exposure limits
• Annual dose limits from NCRP

• Consistent Exposures
• Professional images
• Viewing radiographs correctly
• Criteria for evaluation
• Radiographic Equipment
• Radiographic Contrast
• Image detail
• Radiographic Density
• Film Processing and QA

• Tips and Tricks for Positioning
• Body planes used for positioning
• Positioning Extravaganza
• Anatomy
• Technical Factors
• Positioning
• Chest Radiography
• Abdominal Radiography
• Upper Extremity Radiography
• Lower Extremity Radiography
• Analyze This!
• Image Critique and Review

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