What you will learn

Course description: 

This is an online learning course that includes interactive online learning activities intended to increase your knowledge of Cardiac scanning associated with iPatient scanners.



Course objectives: 

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Define both Pre-Scan patient preparation and preparation at time of scan.
  • Use proper skin prep for lead placements.
  • Identify proper patient positioning on the table and within the bore.
  • Review Common planes associated with cardiac imaging.
  • Describe Axial, Coronal, Sagittal Planes
  • Describe common Cardiac Imaging Planes
  • Identify IV considerations for cardiac imaging.
  • Review Cardiac Blood Flow.
  • Identify where on the Heart Clock vessels arise.
  • Review Iodine concentration and flow rate considerations.
  • Review Bolus Tracking vs Timed Injection Bolus tracking (TIBT).
  • Review advantages of Saline Flush and dual head injectors.
  • Describe the difference between AAMI and IEC leads.
  • Identify normal sinus rhythm vs a couple of irregular beats.
  • Perform a Dual Surview.
  • Plan Cardiac scan using Surview to plan proper anatomical coverage.
  • Identify Prospective and Retrospective scan type.
  • Use Cardiac Dose Modulation.
  • Observation of ECG strip under different scanning options.
  • Define how to edit phases.
  • Review Arrhythmia handling policies and Phase Tolerance.
  • Review the difference between 2D and 3D calcium scoring scan types.
  • Review Full Coverage Longer Cycle Time.
  • Review Arrhythmia handling tools.
  • Review ECG display options.
  • Describe Settings in Preferences.
  • Review of ECG editing tools.
Course details

Delivery method: 

  • eLearning


  • English

Course disclaimer: 

The content is for information and education only. The content is not intended to provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Please see the full terms of use for this content and this website.

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