Common Brain Injuries and the CT Scan - RAD785

Common Brain Injuries and the CT Scan

by Olive Peart, MS, RT(R)(M)
RAD785
(4.7 / 76 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Radiologic Technology (1.25 CE Credit)

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Summary:

The complexity of the anatomy of the brain can make CT scans difficult to understand. However, understanding the cross-sectional anatomy of the normal, injured, or diseased brain can help improve awareness of common brain injuries that can be diagnosed with a CT scan.

Objectives:

The goal of this brain injury and computed tomography scan continuing education program is to provide imaging technologists, nurses, and paramedics with adequate information on common disorders that affect the brain, and the role of the CT scan. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • List the common types of disorders that can be diagnosed with a contrast and non-contrast CT scan
  • Discuss what to look for on a normal CT scan of the brain
  • Describe the common causes of bleeding in the brain, and how they appear on a CT scan
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses and imaging and radiation therapists.
 
Imaging and radiation therapists: 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 6/10/2019 to 7/1/2020.
 
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: 12/10/2014
Date of Most Recent Review: 5/9/2019
Course Termination/Update Date: 7/1/2020

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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Michelle G - Rancho Cucamonga, CA  ·  Oct 01, 2019
Very informative and easy to understand
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Maryah H - lutz, FL  ·  Sep 23, 2019
thank you much so ths
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Summar F - Tampa, FL  ·  Sep 23, 2019
VERY INTERESTING AND A GREAT REFRESHING TOOL
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James K - Paw Paw, MI  ·  Sep 15, 2019
Good course. thank you
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Price: $10.00
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