Categorical Course

Tuesday, April 20–Thursday, April 22

After attending this three-day course, participants will have a better understanding of the major types of DECT equipment and protocols to effectively utilize this modality in their everyday practice. For those practitioners not yet using this powerful tool, this course is an excellent introduction to ways this technology can help mitigate risks and costs of additional diagnostic testing.


Course Directors:

Priya Bhosale, MD Daniele Marin, MD Desiree Morgan, MD

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Summarize the basics of Dual-Energy CT (DECT) image acquisition, post processing, and issues pertaining to streamlined workflow among the various equipment vendors
  • Recognize applications of DECT that impact patient care in the outpatient, inpatient, and emergency department settings
  • Recognize how to optimize imaging protocols and improve image interpretation for neuroimaging, cardiothoracic imaging, abdominal imaging, pediatric imaging, oncologic imaging, and musculoskeletal imaging
  • Apply DECT for problem solving in common imaging conundrums and acquire an increased awareness of DECT pitfalls and challenges

Book Included With Course Registration

Each registrant will receive the accompanying book, featuring a corresponding chapter for each scheduled presentation. An electronic copy of the book is also included. Individuals who register for this course after March 19, 2021 will receive the hard copy of the book after the Virtual Annual Meeting takes place. To receive the book to use with the Virtual Categorical Course, be sure to register prior to March 19, 2021.

Target Audience

The target audience for this activity is radiologists in general practice and subspecialty radiology who want a better utilization and understanding of Dual-Energy CT.


Due to the nature and granularity of this course, a separate registration fee is required in addition to your general registration fee.