ASRT Online Learning Center

Continuing Education for Radiologic Technologists


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Course: ASRT Authored Courses, Computed Tomography

Module: CT Basics: Module 1 - Fundamentals

Module Description: This interactive learning module presents the essential content needed to begin a career in computed tomography. With colorful images and easy-to-understand animations, the professionally narrated course engages participants in the learning process.

Covering the history and evolution of computed tomography, the presentation also includes design elements of the modern CT scanner. Computed Tomography Fundamentals is the first in a series of 12 interactive modules encompassing all the topics found in ASRT’s CT curriculum. This class includes review questions and is suited for technologists interested in adding CT to their professional skill set. After successful completion of all 12 for-credit modules, you will receive a recognition of achievement award from the ASRT.


Buy the "CT Basics" curriculum totaling 16.00 CE or purchase the 12 modules separately.
Audience: Radiologic Technologists
Prerequisites: None


Learning Objectives
* Describe events leading to the discovery of computed tomography.
* Identify the various generations of CT scanners.
* Explain the location and function of CT components.
* Explain the most common uses of CT scanners in medical imaging.


Authors: Nikkole Weber, R.T.(R)(CT)(M), Patty Hiddinga, B.S., R.T.(R)(CT), Myke Kudlas, M.Ed., R.T.(R)(QM)


About the authors:
Nikkole Weber, R.T.(R)(CT)(M) is a lead CT technologist working in the Department of Radiology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Patty Hiddinga, B.S., R.T.(R)(CT) is a CT technologist in the Department of Radiology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Myke Kudlas, M.Ed., R.T.(R)(QM) is the vice president of education and research at the American Society of Radiologic Technologists in Albuquerque, New Mexico.



Author: Mr. Myke Kudlas
About the author:

The mission of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists is to advance the medical imaging and radiation therapy profession and to enhance the quality of patient care.


Sponsor and/or Accreditation: American Society of Radiologic Technologists
Credits: 1.00
Price: $20.00