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Dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA), or bone densitometry, is routinely used to measure bone mineral density and body composition assessment. This X-Ray Lady course is based on the International Atomic Energy Agency’s publication Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry for Bone Mineral Density and Body Composition Assessment. This course reviews DXA safety and ethics, including radiation protection and dose considerations. This course also covers scan techniques, acquisition, analysis, quality control, artifacts, and reporting.
This course is based on the publication Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry for Bone Mineral Density and Body Composition Assessment, by the International Atomic Energy Agency (ISBN: 978-92-0-110610-0). The PDF is 89 pages long.
The test has 32 multiple choice and true/false questions.
DXA for Bone Density and Body Assessment (4 Category A CE Credits)
American Society of Radiologic Technologists® (ASRT)® Course Approval End Date 05/01/2023
Florida Department of Health, Board of Radiation Control (FLDOH-BRC) Course Approval End Date 01/31/2023 Category: Technical
California Radiologic Health Branch Accepted: Yes Digital: No Fluoroscopy: No
Texas Medical Board Direct Credit
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DXA for Bone Density and Body Assessment
This course has been coded by the ARRT® for the following:
Total Discipline Credits
Total Course Credits
Bone Densitometry (BD)
Radiologist Assistant (RA)
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