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Computed Tomography Theory - MRTY5134

Year - 2018

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), and the factors affecting dose will be reviewed.


Online quizzes (20%), lab reports (40%), online exam (40%)


Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Medical Radiation Sciences
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
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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