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Basic CBCT Level 1 Course: An Introduction to Cone Beam Computed Tomography
Hyatt Regency St. Louis
315 Chestnut St.
St. Louis MO, 63102
United States
Saturday, October 07, 2017, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM PST
Category: Allied Organization Events


AAOM Partner, American Academy of Oral Maxillofacial Radiology Hosts Basic CBCT Course

Organized by the Nation’s premier provider of CE in dento-maxillofacial imaging, this course provides knowledge of the basic principles of CBCT technology, including selecting and optimizing imaging protocols, reducing radiation risk, and recognizing CBCT appearances of common anatomical variants and pathological changes. The course also presents an introduction to systematic interpretation and reporting of CBCT examinations.

By the end of the course, participants will:

  • Understand the basic principles of CBCT imaging
  • Understand the nature and magnitude of risks associated with dentomaxillofacial imaging and approaches to minimize these risks
  • Recognize when to prescribe CBCT scans to optimally balance diagnostic yield and radiation risk
  • Be familiar with CBCT appearances of common anatomic variants and common dental disease
  • Be familiar with the process of basic CBCT interpretation and report generation
  • Recognize situations where referral to an OMR for a second opinion or full interpretation provides value in patient care

TOPICS

  • Basic Principles of CBCT
  • Radiation Safety and Protection
  • Guidelines and Technique Selection
  • Anatomy of the Maxillofacial Region
  • Principles of Interpretation
  • Incidental Disease
  • Reporting – Legal and Ethical Issues
  • Question and Answer Session

Learn more and sign up today!