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Terrific Thorax Radiography

Terrific Thorax Radiography

Terrific Thorax Radiography

Amy S. Lang
Amy S. Lang
on behalf of VetRadCE

$20.00 $ 20.00 $ 20.00

$20.00 $ 20.00 $ 20.00

$ 20.00 $ 20.00 $ 20.00
$ 20.00 $ 20.00 $ 20.00
Normal Price: $20.00 $20.00


Launch date: 27 Sep 2016
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Last updated: 19 Jan 2018

Reference: 166149

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.


This course contains tips you can use every time you do chest radiography. It covers the kind of things that can make a huge difference in the quality of thorax radiographs. Some of the information is not new and is well known by imaging professionals but other ideas are tips that are not as widespread and not previously published. The course covers what views to take, measuring and technique setting tips, and positioning strategies and information.


Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
Objective 1:
Learn what views make up a complete thorax exam; when a VD view is indicated and when a DV view is indicated; and why taking thorax exams on a full inspiration is important.
Objective 2:
Learn Thorax positioning and technique setting tips and recommendations
Objective 3:
Learn the specifics of technique setting and adjustments based on patient body composition
Objective 4:
Learn Optimal kVp and mAs technique guidelines
Objective 5:
Have an assessment checklist they can use to evaluate their own radiographs.
Amy S. Lang

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Amy S. Lang
on behalf of VetRadCE

Amy Lang has been an educator and technologist in veterinary radiography for more than 30 years. She used a bachelor’s degree as a pre-veterinary student at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa and an associate degree in Radiologic Technology at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau, Wisconsin to combine her interests in the two areas. As a result of being an educator and radiographer at the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine and Teaching Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin she started The site has provided Registry of Approved Continuing Education (RACE) approved courses consisting of veterinary imaging topics since 2008.

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This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • AAVSB-Registry of Approved Continuing Education (RACE)
  • 1.00 Hours -
    Exam Attempts: 3
    Exam Pass Rate: 70

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