D Pfeiffer*, Boulder Community Foothills Hospital, Boulder, COSA-B-Salon BCD-1 Saturday 3:30:00 PM - 5:30:00 PM Room: Salon BCD
The American College of Radiology Computed Tomography Quality Control Manual was published on 12/1/2012. This manual, which must be followed by facilities accredited by the ACR, describes the roles of radiologists, technologists, and medical physicists. It specifies quality control tests to be performed by technologists and medical physicists.
This presentation will describe the QC manual, highlighting responsibilities of the team members. The required technologist and medical physicist tests will be described. Further developments around the QC Manual and the CT Accreditation Program will also be discussed.
1. Understand the responsibilities of the various team members as described in the manual
2. Learn the technologist quality control tests
3. Learn the medical physicist quality control tests
4. Be aware of errata published since the original publication of the manual