Canon Medical Systems USA

For Imaging Technologists

Courses for Imaging Technologists on the most effective operation of medical imaging equipment and about current trends in healthcare as it affects the practice of medical imaging. Many of these courses provide CE credit to help technologists fulfill their continuing education requirements.

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  • US Physics Artifacts
    Recorded Lecture

    US Physics Artifacts

    • MME 2032
    • Course Type: Online
    • Course Length: 1 hour 15 minutes
    • Credits: 1.25 CE - A

    An overview of ultrasound physics principles. Define what an ultrasound artifact is. Describe echogenicity, specular reflector and accoustic shadowing and their clinical implications.Discuss the four major types of artifacts and what causes them.

  • US Physics Doppler
    Recorded Lecture

    US Physics Doppler

    • MME 2033
    • Course Type: Online
    • Course Length: 35 minutes
    • Credits: 0.50 CE - A

    An overview of doppler in ultrasound.

  • US Physics Overview
    Recorded Lecture

    US Physics Overview

    • MME 2034
    • Course Type: Online
    • Course Length: 45 minutes
    • Credits: 0.75 CE - A

    An overview of ultrasound physics principles.Description of the properties of sound as defined by the medium it transverses. Discussion on acoustic impedance, reflection, refraction and transmission of ultrasound waves. Explains acoustic scattering and attenuation and the principles and equations to calculate frequency, wavelength and other parameters important to ultrasound.

  • US Physics Storage
    Recorded Lecture

    US Physics Storage

    • MME 2035
    • Course Type: Online
    • Course Length: 60 minutes
    • Credits: 1.00 CE - A

    A review of storage of images both in the past and now. Describes the importance of the scan converter and its role in ultrasound image formation. Gives examples of what can be done in pre-processing vs. post-processing of ultrasound data. Discusses different ultrasound display and storage options.