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Course Overview

Quality assurance (QA) is defined as all planned and systematic actions necessary to provide adequate confidence that a facility, system, or administrative component will perform safely and satisfactorily in service to a patient. It includes scheduling of, preparation for, and promptness in examination or treatment; reporting of results; and quality control (QC). QC, which is a component of QA, is defined as all actions necessary to control and verify the performance of equipment.

About the Course Author

Deborah Greer, MEd, RT(R)(M), is program director of the school of radiography at JFK Medical Center in Edison, N.J. Deborah Greer, MEd, RT(R)(M) has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.

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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (2 Match)

  • American Society of Radiologic Technologists

    1.00HOURS

    This activity is approved for credit by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) until 8/1/2022.
    Approved by the ASRT for Category A continuing education credit
    This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors. ASRT regulations state that an individual may not repeat a self-learning activity for credit if it was reported in the same or any subsequent biennium.
  • Mississippi State Department of Health Bureau of Professional Licensure Medical Radiation Technologists

    1.00HOURS

    Mississippi State Department of Health Bureau of Professional Licensure Medical Radiation Technologists (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
    Radiation technologists will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.


Course Details
  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-RAD23
  • Hours:

    1.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2019-08-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2022-06-26
  • Learning Objectives:

    Define the term artifact; Discuss QA/QC for CT; Explain how artifacts can be reduced or eliminated; Identify the types and appearance of artifacts most commonly affecting CT images
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Radiologic Technologists; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.