Imaging a Diverse Population: A Focus on Geriatric and Trauma Imaging

by Cassling on Mar 1, 2022


This lecture on imaging a diverse population will focus on trauma and geriatric imaging. The presentation will emphasize how we, as radiologic technologists, can tailor our approach to successfully obtain high-quality diagnostic images while appreciating our diverse culture in the ED. Understanding the aging process and the effects of aging will be discussed, and we will also explore the different types of trauma patients presented in diagnostic imaging and review methods for easy execution of imaging techniques.

Learning Objectives:

  • Show an appreciation for diversity in medical imaging
  • State techniques for successful exam completion
  • Recognize the importance of good communication
  • Recall the differences between trauma and non-trauma patients
  • Review various images from different patient types

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Founded in 1984, Cassling is an Advanced Partner with Siemens Healthineers. As a family-owned company, we're dedicated to strengthening healthcare in local communities.

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