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Essentials of Radiology

Time: June 12, 2010 all day
Location: Hilton Garden Inn Austin
Street: 500 North IH 35
City/Town: Austin, TX 78701
Event Type: essentials, of, radiology
Organized By: Advanced Health Education Center
Latest Activity: Dec 22, 2009

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Event Description

Essentials of Radiology
Saturday, June 12, 2010
Austin, TX

MEETING SPONSOR:
Advanced Health Education Center
8502 Tybor Drive
Houston, TX 77074
Toll-Free 800-239-1361
713-772-0157
Website: http://aheconline.com

CONFERENCE CENTER:
Hilton Garden Inn Austin
500 North IH 35
Austin, TX 78701

MEETING BROCHURE:
To view and print the meeting brochure, click here:
http://http://store.aheconline.com/DisplayDetail.aspx?pid=4578

MEETING DESCRIPTION:
Course Topics
• 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

INSTRUCTORS:
Norman

CME HOURS: 6

LECTURE TOPICS:
not listed

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