About this Program

Recognition of the pathological processes present in your images is key to ensuring a successful imaging exam. This video will review the concept of utilizing various signs and define and provide examples of diagnostic yield. A major focus on cardiac conditions present on various chest projections will be discussed. The supine and upright abdomen characteristics will be reviewed.

Session Schedule

The Erect PA and Lateral Chest Radiograph (continued)

  • Cardiac related diseases
  • - How cardiac conditions present on PA, lateral and oblique chest radiographs
    - Can the heart change size quickly?
    - Pericardial disease
  • Review of cases

The Supine and Erect Abdomen

  • Anatomy including peritoneum and spaces
  • What is normal organ size?
  • Normal location

Educational Objectives

  • Explain how cardiac conditions present on various chest projections
  • Determine how heart size can change
  • Identify anatomy of the abdominal cavity
  • Classify abdominopelvic organs by their normal size
  • Describe the normal location of abdominopelvic organs

How it Works:

  • Your On Demand CE activity that you purchased will be located in your “My Account” section once you log into the MTMI Website.
  • You have three attempts to pass each quiz.
  • You must earn a score of 75 % or higher.
  • Credit is recorded the day you submit and pass the quiz and is determined using Central time.
  • You have 30 days to complete and pass the quiz.
  • Once passed, access your MTMI “My Account” to print your “Certificate of Completion.”

Program Faculty

Meet your presenter(s)

Debra Kendall

M.Ed, RT(R)(CV)(QM)(CT)

Debra holds a Masters Degree in Education with a specialty in Instructional Technology from Texas Technical University in Lubbock Texas. She has 30+ years experience in education, diagnostic radiology and computed tomography.


Accredited training programs

ASRT Category A Credit Information

ASRT Category A

This program provides 2 hour(s) of Category A continuing education credit for radiologic technologists approved by ASRT and recognized by the ARRT and various licensure states.  Category A credit is also recognized for CE credit in Canada.  You must attend the entire program to receive your certificate of completion.