In recent years, several manufacturers have developed CT scanners with the ability to acquire images at varying energy levels, thereby allowing imaging professionals to differentiate the various elements of the body based on their material density and atomic numbers.
This technique, known as Multi-Energy CT, Dual Energy CT or Spectral CT, to name a few, has the potential to revolutionize the way we depict and interpret CT scans. In this Expert Forum Webcast, Dr. Kevin Smith will share his clinical experiences with the use of Multi-Energy CT in a community hospital setting.
Following the presentation questions from the audience were addressed in a moderated Q&A session.
CME Effective Date: October 9, 2018
CME Expiration Date: October 8, 2020
CE Effective Date: November 12, 2018
CE Expiration Date: November 30, 2020
Format: Self Instructional - Audio Visual with Slides
One (1) AMA/PRA Category 1 CME Credit™
One (1) ARRT Category A CE Credit.
One (1) AHRA CRA Credit
Estimated Completion Time: 1 hour
This program is supported through an unrestricted educational grant from Philips Healthcare
This program is intended for: Radiologists, Other MD's, Radiologic Technologists, Radiology Administrators and related Imaging Professionals.
There is no cost to participate in this program.
Upon completion of this CME activity the healthcare provider should be able to:
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Kevin Smith, MD
Associate Vice Chair of Clinical Operations
Division Chief, Community Radiology
Indiana University Health Physicians
Indiana University School of Medicine
Kevin Smith, MD, joint the Indiana University School of Medicine faculty in July 2010. He received his undergraduate training at Anderson University, in Anderson, Indiana. He continued his education at Indiana University School of Medicine for his MD degree.
Dr. Smith completed his residency with the Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences. Following the completion of his residency he was appointed Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology at Indiana University School of Medicine. He began his career serving the community division at IU Health North hospital, a 200 bed facility in suburban Indianapolis.
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