An introduction to CT on the Edge, Force and Drive - Virtual TrainingSiemens Healthineers Academy

An introduction to CT on the Edge, Force, and Drive - Virtual Training

This course is designed for Radiographers and aims to give users a better understanding of the fundamental concepts of CT together with a brief history and new technologies overview. Both scan acquisition and reconstruction parameters are covered in detail. Siemens Healthineers dose technologies such as CARE Dose 4D and CARE kV will be explained to provide an understanding of their use in clinical context. 

Acquisition parameters such as kV, mAs, rotation time and pitch will be covered and their impact on image quality and dose considered. Reconstruction methods including weighted filtered back projection and iterative techniques will be demonstrated. This course includes extensive hands-on practice allowing the principles covered to be demonstrated using our dedicated simulation software.

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Course content

  • History of CT
  • Scanner hardware and basic CT principles
  • CARE Dose 4D with hands-on session
  • CARE kV with hands -on session
  • Parameter selection
  • Image production
  • Contrast media
  • Image production artefacts

Target group

Radiographers wishing to gain a better understanding of the fundamental concepts of CT and the technologies of the SOMATOM Edge, Force and Drive.


1 day

Price and credits

Price on request