Acr Ct Quality Control Manual
0 3 Register/Log In First-time applicants for CT accreditation: Use the first link below to register with the online accreditation system. Existing users: If you already have an account, please log in to access your facility records. If the login person has changed, please use the second link below or contact. • Log in to ACRedit to apply for, update or renew your accreditation.
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CT Quality Control Manual 4. The costs of performing CT, the American College of Radiology (ACR) has initiated a voluntary CT accreditation program.
2002 Cb900f Manual. For facilities that fall under MIPPA, these site visits will be unannounced. We strongly advise sites to use the documents below to gather and organize information for these site surveys.
Routine quality control can help ensure equipment operates appropriately so that dose is optimized for the necessary image quality. But quality control is a team effort. This digital manual details the quality control responsibilities of the radiologist, radiologic technologist, and medical physicist for CT. Each section incorporates best practices and includes step-by-step instructions for daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly quality control tests. Based on test results, the manual provides suggestions for corrective action.
Because it’s a digital manual (PDF), you can take it with you on your iPad, iPhone, or other mobile device as you continue to improve quality in your facility. The manual was developed by the ACR Committee on CT Accreditation: Dianna D. Cody, PhD; Doug Pfeiffer, MS; Michael F. McNitt-Gray, PhD; Thomas G. Ruckdeschel, MS; and Keith J. Strauss, MS, FACR.
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