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.

Case 10 (special edition): Child-sizing CT Dose: Optimizing Patient Care Through Quality Improvement – Pediatric and Adult Imaging

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.

Authors: K. Strauss; M. Goske

Audience: Radiologists, imaging technologists and medical physicists interpreting, performing and evaluating CT

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Credits awarded for this enduring activity are designated “SA-CME” by the American Board of Radiology (ABR) and qualify toward fulfilling requirements for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part II: Lifelong Learning and Self-assessment for physicians and medical physicists. 

CME & Cat A Credit Released: 6/1/2017
CME & Cat A Renewed: 11/1/2018
CME & Cat A Credit Expires: 10/31/2021

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medically necessary imaging studies and to eliminate unnecessary procedures

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