23rd June 2016

Education Center, The Christie Hospital Manchester, UK

Course description:

This is an introductory course to PET-CT. It is designed for radiographers, clinical scientists or clinical technologists new to the area of PET-CT or for those clinical staff who want to understand more about the uses of PET-CT in diagnostic pathways.


Endorsed by The Society and College of Radiographers. Helping professionals to meet outcomes 1-4, 7, 11 and 18 of CPD now.

Aims & objectives :

This interactive teaching will provide a basic understanding of PET/CT imaging.


Combinations of lectures,interactive breakout sessions,case studies and Q&A’s .

Target Audience:

Clinical scientists, clinical technologists, radiographers and clinical staff interested in learning more about the use of PET-CT in diagnostic pathways .

  • History & development .
  • Fundamentals of CT physics .
  • Fundamentals of PET physics .
  • Governance & legislation .
  • Radiation protection .
  • Isotope production & developments .
  • Preparation, procedures & protocols .
  • Normal variants & interesting cases.
  • Image quality & artefacts

Course fee:

£25 (This fee includes the provision of lunch and refreshments Free Christie/Alliance Staff).

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