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Program Outline

THURSDAY, APRIL 29
Time Title SPEAKER

CONCOURSE BALLROOM

7:00am-8:15am Registration Materials Pick Up and Continental Breakfast

8:15am-8:30am Welcome and Introduction Tony Seibert
Bill Hendee
8:30am-9:00am CT Imaging - The Benefits are Worth the Responsibilities James Brink
9:00am-9:30am Scan Acquisition Settings - Trade Offs Between Speed, Resolution and Dose Jim Kofler
9:30am-10:00am Teaching Cases I
Collimation vs. Slice Width, Coronal Quality, Dose and Scan Time
Michael McNitt-Gray
10:00am-10:30am Vetting Default Protocols - How Can Industry and Academics Work Together? Rick Morin

10:30am-11:00am Coffee Break

11:00am-11:30am
Translating Protocols Across Patient Size: Babies to Bariatric Cynthia McCollough
11:30am-Noon Adjusting kV to Reduce Dose or Improve Image Quality - How to Do it Right Joel Fletcher

Noon-1:00pm Lunch

1:00pm-1:30pm Body CT - What Is a Good Exam? Joel Fletcher
1:30pm-2:00pm Perfusion CT - How to Do It Right; How to Avoid Doing It Wrong Rajiv Gupta
2:00pm-2:30pm Cardiac CT - Optimal Use of Evolving Scanner Technologies Patrik Rogalla
2:30pm-3:00pm Neuro CT - What's a Good Head Exam? Rajiv Gupta
3:00pm-3:30am Break
3:30pm-4:00pm Translating Protocols Between Scanner Manufacturer and Model Cynthia McCollough
4:00pm-4:30pm

Supporting the Small Practice: Advice for the Consulting Physicist

Bob Pizzutiello
4:30pm-5:00pm Common Technical Mistakes and How to Avoid Them: Lessons Learned from the ACR CT Accreditation Program Michael McNitt-Gray
5:00pm-5:30pm Teaching Cases II
CT Angiography Across the Ages: Single to 256 Slices
Patrik Rogalla
5:30pm Homework Cases  
FRIDAY, APRIL 30
Time Title SPEAKER

CONCOURSE BALLROOM

7:15am-8:00am Continental Breakfast

8:00am-8:30am Homework Solutions  
8:30am-9:00am
Protocol Management and Review Strategies - The Mayo Experience Jim Kofler
9:00am-9:30am Protocol Management and Review Strategies - The MD Anderson Experience Dianna Cody
9:30am-10:00am Common Clinical Mistakes and How to Avoid Them: Lessons Learned from the ACR CT Accreditation Program Alec Megibow
10:00am-10:30am A View from the Trenches: How to Better Equip CT Technologists in Dealing with the Increasing Complexity of Modern CT Scanners Myke Kudlas

10:30am-11:00am Coffee Break

11:00am-11:20am
Image Gently - A Community Caring for its Youngest Patients Don Frush
11:20-11:40am
Ensuring Patient Safety and Image Quality: The Role of the CRCPD and the State Regulators Mary Ann Spohrer
11:40am-Noon Ensuring Patient Safety and Image Quality: The Role of the FDA Sean Boyd
Noon-12:30pm Moving Forward - What Does This Mean for the Medical Physicist and the Imaging Community? John Boone
12:30pm Thank you and Adjournment Bill Hendee

12:40 Grab and Go Lunch

 

CAMPEP and ASRT Continuing Education Credits

The CT Dose Summit has been approved for 11.49 MPCEC credits by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs, Inc. (CAMPEP).

The CT Dose Summit has been approved by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) for Category A credits.

To obtain continuing education credit:

Program Directors

Invited Faculty

John Boone, PhD, UC Davis Medical Center Myke Kudlas, American Society of Radiologic Technologists
CDR Sean Boyd, FDA Cynthia McCollough, PhD, Mayo Clinic
James Brink, MD, Yale University Michael McNitt-Gray, PhD, UCLA School of Medicine
Dianna Cody, PhD, U.T.M.D Anderson Cancer Center Alec Megibow, MD, New York University Medical Center
Joel Fletcher, MD, Mayo Clinic Richard Morin, PhD, Mayo Clinic - Jacksonville
Donald Frush, MD, Duke University Patrik Rogalla, MD, University of Toronto
Rajiv Gupta, MD, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital
Mary Ann Spohrer, Chair, Healing Arts Council, CRCPD BOD
William Hendee, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin Robert Pizzutiello, Upstate Medical Physics
Jim Kofler, PhD, Mayo Clinic