PCC/ CCOG / CTT

Course Content and Outcome Guide for CTT 112

Course Number:
CTT 112
Course Title:
CT Procedures, Protocols and Pathology Correlation
Credit Hours:
2
Lecture Hours:
20
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Emphasizes CT Protocol development, comparison of CT parameters, parameter tradeoffs, normal vs abnormal anatomy visualization and contrast media utilization. Prerequisites: Department permission required.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Apply knowledge or an understanding of:

A. Patient Care, Radiation Safety and Medical Ethics in CT B. IV, oral and cavity contrast media use

C. Emergency Procedures, Pharmacology and Drug Administration

E. Anatomy and Imaging of all body systems

F. Special imaging techniques in CT
in order to competently and safely perform advanced imaging procedures with a CT scanner.

Course Activities and Design

The student will learn CT parameter advantages/disadvantages, imaging techniques for various body systems and contrast agent use to prepare them to function as a CT Technologist.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

A. Successful completion of on-line study units
B. Successful completion of classroom exercises and homework.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

The student will demonstrate understanding of the following themes, issues, concepts, and develop the following skills:
• Elements of CT Procedures and Equipment Overview
• Patient Care, Radiation Safety and Medical Ethics
• Emergency Procedures, Pharmacology and Drug Administration
• Pathological Conditions
• IV, Oral and Cavity Contrast Media Use
• Anatomy and Imaging of the Head and Neck
• Anatomy and Imaging of the Thorax
• Anatomy and Imaging of the Abdomen and Pelvis
• Anatomy and Imaging of the Spine and Spinal Cord
• Anatomy and Imaging of the Musculoskeletal System
• Special Imaging Techniques
• Computed Tomography Angiography (CTA)
• Positron Emission Tomography / Computed Tomography (PET/CT)
• Radiation Therapy Planning with CT
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