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Computed Tomography Theory - MRTY5134

Year - 2020

This unit of study will provide a theoretical understanding of the science of computed tomography (CT). It will cover the basic physics of radiation attenuation, data acquisition, image reconstruction methods, and image display and recording. It will also include an overview of relevant post processing operations. Quality Assurance (QA) of CT scanners will be explored. Finally, CT radiation dose considerations, such as the measurement of Computed Tomography Dose Index (CTDI), the Dose Length Product (DLP), and the Effective Dose (ED), will be reviewed. The factors affecting dose will also be covered, along with approaches to reduce patient doses in the clinical setting.

Distance Education

Online quizzes (28%), lab reports (32%), online exam (40%)

Seeram, E. Computed Tomography: Physical Principles, Clinical Applications and Quality Control. Fourth edition (Elsevier, 2016).


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Clinical Imaging
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Dr William Rae
HECS Band: 2
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