Chest Imaging Essentials (Buy Ticket)

This activity is intended for:

  1. Radiographers
  2. Radiation therapists
  3. Nuclear Medicine Scientists
  4. Medical Students
  5. Student Radiographers
  6. Nurses
  7. CT and MRI Radiographers

On completion of the CHEST course you will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a relevant understanding of anatomical spatial relationships
  2. Critically evaluate pathological changes relative to normal anatomy in each imaging modality
  3. Critically discuss the application of anatomical and pathological knowledge to the professional development and service improvement.


Syllabus includes:

  1. Cross-sectional vascular anatomy 
  2. Use of cross-sectional anatomy to demonstrate live cases
  3. Scanning parameters and techniques to optimize, CHEST Imaging
  4. Imaging strategies that are specific to disease processes
  5. Effects of imaging on clinical outcomes and treatment strategies


Course Outline


Chest Imaging and Interpretation

Registration 0830 - 0900

Session 1: Chest X-ray


Lung and Pleural Anatomy and Radiographic Appearances


Cardiac Anatomy and Radiographic Appearances


Trachea Anatomy and Radiographic Appearances


Pediatric Chest X-ray Imaging and Interpretation

1115 – 1145: Morning Tea

Session 2: Chest CT


Chest CT protocol development and optimisation


Contrast Media Delivery Techniques during Chest CT


High Resolution Chest CT

1330 – 1430: Lunch

Session 3: Pathology Imaging


Radiographic lines and pathology – CT and X-ray


Adult CT and X-ray chest pathology


Pediatric CT and X-ray chest pathology


Image Review Session

Completion at 1630





Speaker - Professor Charbel Saade


            Prof. Charbel Saade graduated from the University of Sydney in radiography, Masters in CT and MRI, and a PhD in contrast media delivery.  Charbel is currently working at the American University of Beirut as an Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator of Medical Imaging Sciences. He is a frequent lecturer in international congresses like ASMIRT, RSNA, ECR and Arab Health.  Charbel has co-authored more than 60 original papers with more than 70 abstracts presented.  Charbel has a strong clinical background in the field of X-ray, CT and MRI.  Charbel is also Adjunct Professor of Medical Imaging at King Khaled University KSA as well as editor in chief of the international journal of medical imaging. Charbel is the owner and convenor of MDCT.com.au and has been teaching radiographers for more than 10 years with the latest tips and tricks to reduce contrast media administration and radiation dose whilst maintaining image quality without compromising image quality.  His particular focus also has been driven towards cross-sectional anatomy and pathology and its effects on image techniques.  Charbel has a particular focus on education by changing radiology "one image at a time".


Sydney Weather


          The forecast for this week starts out partly cloudy clearing up to fabulously sunny days by the weekend with temperatures above 15 degrees expected. The mornings will be a cool 12-14 degrees so be prepared, especially if you plan to get up early and enjoy the spectacular Sydney City or Darling Harbor.


Dress code


         Come as you are !

Extra activities


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General Information

  1. No onsite payments
  2. Payment by PayPal or Wire transfer only.
  3. The registration fee includes AIR appellation, lunch and breaks as well as electronic lecture notes.
  4. Upon payment, an email will be sent with your tickets and a second email with a receipt (tax invoice).
  5. Please provide any special needs request
  6. Certificates of attendance will be mailed at the end of the day.
  7. ALL personal information WILL NOT be shared with any of our sponsors.


Group Discount

  1. To get a group or corporate discount, please email info@mdct.com.au at least 14 days prior to the conference and based on seat availability. 
    1. 5 or more: 20 % discount
    2. 10 or more: 30 % discount
  2. MDCT reserves the right to cancel or postpone any activity due to unforeseen circumstances.  If this was to occur, MDCT shall refund the registration fee only and is not liable for travel expenses.


Late Fee and Refund Policy

  1. A $100 late fee applies to registrations received one week prior to the conference.
  2. A $100 handling fee shall be deducted per day for cancelations
  3. No refunds will occur 2 weeks prior to the conference.

PLEASE NOTE: 2.7% transaction fee will be charged for payments made through PayPal


Don't Forget we also holding a 2-day course (the day after)






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