Neuroimaging and Management of Primary Pediatric Brain Tumors - RAD350

Neuroimaging and Management of Primary Pediatric Brain Tumors

by Olive Peart, MS, RT(R)(M)
(4.8 / 13 ratings )

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

Price: $10.00
CE-PRO Price: $5.00


The types of central nervous system (CNS) tumors that affect the pediatric population occur less frequently in the adult population. Diagnosis at an early age is essential to detect the existence of tumors that may be damaging to a developing CNS. However, diagnosis and treatment of these tumors is different in the pediatric population, especially when using ionizing radiation.
Adjustments in the diagnosis and management occur to protect children by decreasing the toxic effects related to both diagnosis and treatment. Unfortunately, that may influence the outcome of the disease. The management of brain tumors in pediatric patients will involve an interprofessional team which can include pharmacy personnel and imaging professionals.


After taking this course, you should be able to:
  • Discuss the major types of central nervous system tumors in the pediatric population, along with their incidence and specific characteristics.
  • Identify the best choice workup for such cases, as well as new techniques.
  • Describe the ideal management of children with central nervous system tumors as well as the outcome for many of these patients.

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, radiologic technicians, and pharmacists.
Raddiologic Technicianss: 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 or If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at and search for this topic title.
This activity is approved for credit by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) for 2/17/2020 to 3/1/2021.
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: 1/6/2020
Date of Most Recent Review: 1/6/2020
Course Termination/Update Date: 1/31/2023

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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Michael L - La Porte, TX  ·  Mar 06, 2020
interesting information but likely beyond the scope of my daily functions
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Rochelle S - Gilbert, AZ  ·  Feb 27, 2020
great for professionals new to neuro tumors/imaging with a bonus on specific pediatric events
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Beth S - Princeville, IL  ·  Feb 21, 2020
great overview of common presentations by type
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Amy H - ANDREWS, TX  ·  Feb 14, 2020
very interesting information
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Christopher R - Mapleton, IL  ·  Feb 06, 2020
Course is well written. Thank you
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Price: $10.00
CE-PRO Price: $5.00