Radiation Dose and Scanning techniques by joq12180

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									                 CT Dose Reduction and Scanning Techniques Master Series Course
                 Mannudeep K. Kalra, M.D.- November 12th –November13th, 2009
                             GE Healthcare Institute-Waukesha, WI

Day 1
8:00 - 8:15            Welcome, Introductions, and Tour

8:15 – 8:45            Understanding the Basics of Multi-Detector CT               A. Fox / P. Zoltowski

8:45 - 9:15            CT Radiation Dose                                           Jiang Hsieh, PhD

9:15 - 10:00           Risks with CT Radiation Dose                                Mannu Kalra, M.D.

10:00-10:15            Break

10:15 - 11:15          Adjusting CT Radiation Dose: General Principles             Mannu Kalra, M.D.

11 :15 -12 :00         mA Modulation Techniques in CT                              Mannu Kalra, M.D.

12:00 - 12:45          Lunch & informal discussions with faculty

12:45 - 2:30           Hands on: Where are the buttons?                    Mannu Kalra, M.D. &
                       CT Console/CT Scanner/Phantom                              A. Fox / P. Zoltowski

2:30-2:45              Break

2:45 - 4:15            Dose in Action:                                             Mannu Kalra, M.D.
                       Supervised workshop training at the scanner consoles        A. Fox/P. Zoltowski
                       Examples from Abdomen, Chest, Neuro, Cardiac CT

4:15 – 4:45            Recap of message on CT dose adjustment              Mannu Kalra, M.D.

Day 2
8:00 – 8:45            Dealing with the Pregnant Patient                           Mannu Kalra, M.D.

8:45 – 9:45            Reducing Pediatric CT Radiation Dose                        Mannu Kalra, M.D.

9:45 – 10:00           Break

10:00 -11:00           Dose in Action:                                             Mannu Kalra, M.D. &
                       Supervised workshop training at the scanner consoles        A. Fox / P. Zoltowski
                       Examples from Pediatric CT

11:00 – 11:30          Working with Obese Patients                                 Mannu Kalra, M.D.

11:30 – 12:30          Lunch break and informal discussions with faculty

12:30-1:15             Radiation Dose Reduction with ASiR
                       Fundamentals of ASiR                                        Jiang Hsieh PhD
                       Applications of ASiR                                        Mannu Kalra, M.D.

1:15 – 2:15            Dose in Action:                                             Mannu Kalra, M.D. &
                       Hands on Radiation Dose Reduction with ASiR                 A. Fox / P. Zoltowski

2:15 – 2:30            Break
              CT Dose Reduction and Scanning Techniques Master Series Course
              Mannudeep K. Kalra, M.D.- November 12th –November13th, 2009
                          GE Healthcare Institute-Waukesha, WI
2:30 – 3:00         Trouble-shooting for Radiation Dose              Mannu Kalra, M.D.

3:00-3:30           Recap and Wrap Up / Fill out Surveys             Mannu Kalra, M.D.

								
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