What Is Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography?
The goal of this course is to provide nurses information on single-photon emission computed tomography, or SPECT.

Course Publication Date: April 23, 2018

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Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:SPE041218
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues
Oncologic Medicine
Pediatric Medicine

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Learning Objectives
  • Name four neurological conditions in which a SPECT of the brain is a valuable tool for diagnosis and management.
  • Describe nursing care during a SPECT scan.
  • Discuss post-procedure care for SPECT scan patients.
  • List two areas of research that involve SPECT.


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