This Module will introduce SPECT physics and clinical imaging.
It is assumed the participant has a full understanding of basic nuclear medicine applications, radiation safety and other pre-requisites such as human biology
This module contains two topics : CT principles and cross-sectional anatomy.
It is recommended you are familiar with the basic principles of SPECT and tomographic reconstruction. The necessary coverage can be found in ' Introduction to SPECT - Understanding SPECT'
The topics in this course include, SPECT, SPECT/CT and Clinical SPECT/CT
Introduction to cyclotrons and radionuclide production
Principles of operation for PET/CT
Radiation safety for PET
Establishing a clinical protocol
Artefacts and normal variants