Bismuth Shielding Use in CT

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  • Approver: ASRT®
  • ARRT®: Accepted
  • Expiration Date: 5/1/24
  • Credit Hours: 1 Category A Credit

Course Acceptance List

  • ARRT: Accepted
  • NMTCB: Accepted
  • California: Accepted
  • Florida: Technical 
  • Texas: Direct
  • ARDMS: Accepted
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Course Description And Objectives:


  • Clear understanding of the clinical use and effectiveness of bismuth shielding
  • Understand dose reduction techniques and how they impact on image quality

Course Description

Our “Bismuth Shielding Use in CT” continuing education course provides a better understanding of the use of bismuth shielding in CT. Gain a solid understanding on how the use and improper placement of shielding in the CT setting can do more harm than good and cause an increase in the radiation dose to the patient. Also how the use of bismuth shielding in CT can also cause an increase image noise and increased streaking artifacts on the final image.

This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors. A self-learning activity can be completed only once per biennium. ARRT® CE Requirements

Bismuth Shielding Use in CT Course