ASRT Online Learning Center

Continuing Education for Radiologic Technologists

Course Description

Course Information

Course: ASRT Authored Courses

Module: Pediatric Body CT Techniques and Tactics

Module Description:
Produced in 2004, this video covers multislice and general CT techniques and how they are used in pediatric imaging. Using a variety of images to enhance his presentation, Dr. Frush discusses the unique benefits and challenges of multidetector CT. He covers the technical considerations of pediatric MDCT including guidelines for contrast administration and scanning parameters for pediatric patients.

Learning Objectives
1. Review unique benefits of multidetector CT for children

2. Discuss unique challenges of multidetector CT in children

3. Provide guidelines for contrast administration for pediatric multidetector CT

4. Provide guidelines for scanning parameters for pediatric multidetector CT

Author: Dr. Donald Frush
About the Author:
The presenter is Dr. Donald Frush, MD, Chief, Division of Pediatric Radiology and Associate Professor of Radiology at the Duke Medical Center.

Author: ASRT: American Society of Radiologic Technologists
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.