Turner Talks with Cheryl Turner: Guests Dusty York and Dr. Richard Fleming Discuss the Quantification Methods - Part 3 (CE ARRT)

Course Format: Online Video
Course Credit Type: CE ARRT
Course Credit: 1.00
Rewards Points Earned: 25
Course Category: *Turner Talks, *Imaging, **Self-Study/On-Demand
Course Producer: AltusLearn
Course Cost: Free
Mobile Friendly: Yes
Course Release Date: December 17, 2019
Course Expiration Date: December 17, 2020
Program Summary:

This discussion is about the ideas and theories of Dr Richard Fleming regarding the need for quantification in nuclear imaging. The group will talk about the differences between qualitative vs quantitative results and how this impacts patient diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Fleming will explain the sophistication of nuclear imaging, while discussing the consequences of relying solely on qualitative imaging and the critical need to update current methods. The panel will look into diagnosis and treatment of cancer and heart disease, measured quantitatively, and will talk about the value of data in the patient care process.

Program Overview & Objectives
Discuss the difference between qualitative vs quantitative results
Talk about various nuclear imaging technologies
Understand how the camera can lose information
Recall methods of measuring flow in cardiac studies
Describe the measurement of treatment effectiveness for heart disease and cancer
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