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Turner Talks with Cheryl Turner: Guest Dusty York Discusses Positron Emission Tomography (CE ARRT)

Course Format: Online Video
Course Credit Type: CE ARRT
Course Credit: 1.00
Rewards Points Earned: 25
Course Category: **Self-Study/On-Demand, *Imaging, *Turner Talks
Course Producer: AltusCampus
Course Cost: Free
Mobile Friendly: Yes
Course Release Date: March 31, 2020
Course Expiration Date: March 31, 2021
Program Summary:

This course will explore the implications and usage of Positron Emission Tomography. Along with Dusty York, we will discuss the patient and technologists’ role and experience with PET. What disease processes are most commonly visualized through PET imaging and how did it become an integral part of oncology care? We will explain how radiopharmaceuticals are utilized and developed. Finally, what is the future of PET and what lies ahead in this technology?

Objectives:

After completing this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Discuss the principles and practices of Positron Emission Tomography
  2. Understand the development and use of radiopharmaceuticals related to PET
  3. Discover how PET is used in radiation therapy treatment planning and disease diagnosis
  4. Discover the implications of cardiac and neurologic PET imaging
  5. Understand hybrid PET/CT equipment
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