Image Wisely is a joint initiative of the American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America, American Society of Radiological Technologists and American Association of Physicists in Medicine.
Image Wisely® is pleased to present our free series of online and mobile-compatible educational offerings for the imaging professional team. Radiation safety case content includes embedded questions that allow you to assess your understanding of important radiation safety concepts. Each question provides expert feedback as well as references and resources for further study.
Throughout the year, the IW radiation safety case will offer similar short lessons on radiation safety topics, providing opportunities to expand your knowledge, reduce radiation dose to you and your patients, and earn continuing education credits as you do so. Continuing education credit for radiologists, imaging technologists and medical physicists is available after successfully completing a brief post-instruction quiz and evaluation survey.
Appropriate imaging and management of pregnant patients with acute appendicitis is critical to decrease the risks to the mother and fetus. This case discusses how to decrease patient and fetal dose while safely performing a procedure by applying several dose reduction methods.
Developed by Image Gently® and designed to provide practical explanations of some of the newer technologies and terminology in CT scans, this case reviews quality improvement as it relates to the performance of CT imaging. It discusses radiation risk and the relationship of image quality to patient dose.
Explains how cardiac CTA scan parameters affect radiation dose exposure and image quality and illustrates techniques to modify scan acquisition and image post-processing to improve this balance in cardiac CTA.
Explains the basic concepts of C-arm based cone-beam CT and discusses the differences in determining patient radiation dose between cone-beam CT and multi-detector CT.