Who is it for?This course is essential for all members of nuclear medicine, imaging and oncology teams including radiographers, radiologists, physicians, oncologists, physicists, technicians, technologists and others.
Why do this course?This PET–CT Essentials course has been designed to ensure on-the-go learning for you and your team, to make sure you are confident, accurate and safe when carrying out your day-to-day role in PET-CT. The course covers radiopharmaceuticals and their mechanism of action, as well as the basics of PET–CT equipment and PET data acquisition to help you apply this knowledge to your day-to-day role. It will ensure that you understand the PET–CT patient journey, including important aspects such as patient requests, quality control, patient preparation, patient positioning and coaching, and post-scan image review. The course will also make sure you are up-to-date on the latest practical radiation safety principles in PET–CT, including department layout, injections, shielding and individual roles and responsibilities. Finally, common PET–CT protocols and clinical examples will be explained as well as future directions.
This video course has been approved by the RCR for 3 CPD Credits and has been approved for professional accreditation by the College of Radiographers.
About this courseIt comprises approximately three hours of narrated video content divided into digestible twenty minute sessions, together with test questions throughout and an assessment at the end, awarding a CPD certificate. Footage includes illustrations, animations, live action, and recorded interviews.
The course is comprehensive, written by some of the UK’s foremost PET–CT professionals working in clinical settings, peer reviewed, and with contributions from leading experts. It uses proven educational techniques to make it engaging and memorable and it is designed to be relevant to the practical needs of busy professionals.
Course CreatorsCourse Directors*: Michele Whiteside (Advanced Practitioner Radiographer PET–CT and Nuclear Medicine, St James’ Hospital, Leeds), Stefan Voo (Nuclear Medicine Physician, Institute of Nuclear Medicine, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) and Heather Williams (Principal Medical Physicist for Nuclear Medicine, The Christie NHS Trust)
Expert Panel: Andre Nunes (Strategy Lead / Service Manager, Paul Strickland Scanner Centre and Nuclear Medicine Chief Technologist / Lead Clinical Practitioner, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust), Daniel McGowan (Deputy Head of Nuclear Medicine Physics, Radiation Physics and Protection, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust) and Shaunak Navalkissoor (Consultant Nuclear Medicine Physician, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust)
Editorial Advisors: Cherry Sit (Foundation Doctor, Royal Free Hospital) and Dimitri Lots (Nuclear Medicine Technologist, St James’ Hospital, Leeds)
Interviewees: Gopi Gnanasegaran (Consultant Nuclear Medicine Physician, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust), Manil Subesinghe (Clinical Lecturer in PET imaging and Honorary Consultant Radiologist, King’s College London & Guy’s and St. Thomas’ PET Centre), Amy Eccles (Consultant Radionuclide Radiologist, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust), Lucy Hossen (Head of Nuclear Medicine Physics, Royal Brompton Hospital), Jess Williams (Operational Superintendent Nuclear Medicine, UCLH), Rayjanah Allie (General Manager Nuclear Medicine, UCLH) and Darren Walls (Deputy Superintendent Nuclear Medicine, UCLH)
*The right of Michele Whiteside, Stefan Voo and Heather Williams to be identified as authors of this Work has been asserted by him/her in accordance with sections 77 and 78 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.
- 180-minute on-demand video
- 6 PDF scripts
- Regular breaks for questions
- 20 question final assessment
- Certificate upon completion
- Access on all devices
Standard rate £79.99
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