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Chest CT

February 8, 2022 | 18:00 CET

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COURSE INFORMATION

The programme of this webinar will cover dose reduction strategies, optimal clinical protocols and DRLs based on clinical indications in chest CT. The webinar includes presentations from medical experts (one presentation will be delivered by a radiologist, one by a radiographer and one by a medical physicist), online assessments, and a live Q&A discussion (based on audience questions). It is aimed at radiologists, radiographers, and medical physicists who want to improve their skills in: 

  • Radiation protection and optimisation in chest CT 
  • Understanding and applying optimal CT protocols and DRLs in chest CT 

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After watching the webinar, participants will be able to: 

  • To learn the effects of CT acquisition parameters on chest CT radiation dose and image quality. 
  • To understand key dose reduction strategies for chest CT examinations 
  • To become familiar with optimal CT protocols for common clinical indications 
  • To understand the utility of using DRLs based in clinical indications for chest CT 

 

PROGRAMME

  • Introduction by Prof.Graciano Paulo (2 min) 
  • 1st Presentation on dose reduction strategies by Stephen McNulty(20 min)
  • 2nd Presentation on optimal clinical protocols by Marie-Pierre Revel (20min)
  • 3rd Presentation on DRLs based on clinical indications by Daniela Origgi (15 min) 
  • Live Q&A from the audience, moderated by Prof.Graciano Paulo (15 min) 
  • Conclusion and key messages by Prof.Graciano Paulo (3 min) 
  • MCQ assessment

 

How to get CME credits

A CME certificate will be issued automatically if the following criteria are met:

You need to attend the course online via live stream in full length.

You have to complete the electronic evaluation questionnaire. To do so, please click the “Course Evaluation” button which will be displayed during the course in the right column of the page or go to the section “My Evaluation” of your ESR Connect account.

Evaluation is open from today 18:00 CET until February 15, 2022 23:59.

The CME certificate can be downloaded in your "My Certificates" area after you have evaluated the course.

CME Information

This session is accredited with 1 CME credit.