Many scanning techniques are used in medicine.
It can be difficult to understand how they work
and what each is used for, but here leading
experts from the SINAPSE* collaboration have
worked with eLearning specialists from eCom
Scotland to produce online learning material that
uses illustrations and graphics to enhance the
explanations and make them readily accessible to
• Health Care Professionals
• Education Professionals
There are 10 modules. They can be used for
Continuing Professional Development [CPD]
or simply to gain an understanding of medical
The module themes are:
• Magnetic Resonance Imaging - MRI
• Positron Emission Tomography - PET & Single
Photon Emission Tomography - SPECT
• CT; Ultrasound; and Electrophysiology
Purchase these modules at www.sinapsecpd.org
Medical Scanning Explained
*SINAPSE (The Scottish Imaging Network: A Platform for Scottish Excellence) is a medical imaging partnership
involving 6 leading Scottish universities.
The Universities above are charitable bodies, registered in Scotland, with registration numbers as above.
SC005336 SC011159 SC015096 SC004401 SC013532 SCO13683