What is Computed Tomography of the Brain?
The goal of this course is to help nurses learn about the principles, clinical utility, and techniques associated with computed tomography (CT) of the brain. Nursing considerations for care of adult patients before, during, and after a CT of the brain are addressed.

Course Publication Date: May 09, 2020

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:CTB041820
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Oncologic Medicine
Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues
Pediatric Medicine
Learning Objectives
  • Name two situations in which a CT of the brain would be useful in an adult patient.

  • Describe the nursing care of a patient during and after a CT examination.

  • List two types of CT scans.

  • State three things the nurse can teach a patient who is scheduled for a CT examination of the brain.


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