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Computed Tomography

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Computed Tomography Equipment and Methodology

CTMT 2036

Prerequisites: Clinical I – Computed Tomography, and must have current national registration in X-ray (ARRT), Nuclear Medicine (NMTCB or ARRT) or Radiation Therapy (ARRT). Must have Department approval at 281.476.1501 X1418.

The concepts and physical principles employed in computed tomography are discussed.  The course material emphasizes interactions between x-rays and matter with concepts of radiation detectors and digital imaging.  Current knowledge and theory of the biological effects of x-rays are explored, with an emphasis on how they relate to data acquisition, image production, and control and manipulation of image production.  This course also provides skill development in the operation of computed tomographic equipment, focusing on routine protocols, image quality, quality-assurance and radiation protection.  ‘Category A’ CE credit is pending approval by the ASRT.  (CTMT 2336)

Note:  Textbook required.

Fee: $311

HRS: 48

CEU: 4.8

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Clinical I - Computed Tomography

CTMT 2060

Prerequisites: Sectional Anatomy for Medical Imaging, or Department approval at 281.476.1501 X1418.

This is an advanced type of health profession work-based instruction that helps students synthesize new knowledge, apply previous knowledge, or gain experience managing the workflow.  Practical experience is simultaneously related to theory. Close and/or direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional in a clinical setting. (CTMT 2360)

Note:  Textbook required.

Fee: $303

HRS: 160

CEU: 16.0

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Clinical II - Computed Tomography

CTMT 2061

Prerequisites: Clinical I Computed Tomography, Computed Tomography Equipment & Methodology, or Department approval at 281.476.1501 X1418.

This is a continuation of Clinical I. It also provides an advanced type of health profession work-based instruction that helps students synthesize new knowledge, apply previous knowledge, or gain experience managing the workflow.  Practical experience is simultaneously related to theory.  Close and/or direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional in a clinical setting.   (CTMT 2361)

Note:  Textbook required.

Fee: $303

HRS: 160

CEU: 16.0

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