Ultrasound Imaging Technology - RAD150

Ultrasound Imaging Technology

by Aafrin Khan and Olive Peart, MS, RT(R)(M)
(4.4 / 22 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Radiologic Technology (1.00 CE Credit)

Price: $10.00
CE-PRO Price: $5.00


Ultrasound imaging technology is an important modality in the emergency department. The technique involves no radiation and there is no magnetic danger to consider. This module provides an overview of how important the technology has evolved and the recent advancements that continue to enhance diagnosis and patient care.


The goal of this educational program is to provide radiation technologists with a discussion of the history and modern applications of ultrasound technology. After taking this course, you should be able to:
  1. Describe how ultrasound evolved to this current form.
  2. Differentiate between the various ultrasound approaches.
  3. Explain the benefits of ultrasound imaging technology.
  4. Identify the risks and limitations of ultrasound imaging.

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for multiple professions.
Imaging and Radiation Technologists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.ContinuingEducation.com or Nurse.com. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at CEDirect.ContinuingEducation.com and search for this topic title.
This activity is approved for credit by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) for 1/31/2020 to 2/1/2021.
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.

Course Originally Released on: 1/8/2020
Date of Most Recent Review: 1/8/2020
Course Termination/Update Date: 1/8/2023

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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Vanessa B - Highlands, TX  ·  Apr 07, 2020
good course material
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LaTasha C - League City, TX  ·  Apr 07, 2020
Very great info that I can apply to my job.
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Marcelina V - San Diego, CA  ·  Apr 02, 2020
I appreciate the ease and availability of informative classes, this will help in my work and professional career. Appreciate very much!
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Larry B - Denton, TX  ·  Mar 31, 2020
Some questions are vague and some answers such as "color flow mapping" are actually correct terminology but offered as an incorrect answer. Parts of this test are very misleading. Therapeutic ultrasound is used on the skin for soft tissue healing.
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Rebecca N - Round Rock, TX  ·  Mar 28, 2020
A good introductory course
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Price: $10.00
CE-PRO Price: $5.00