RAD 102 - Imaging Procedures I
Presents routine radiographic procedures and applicable anatomy of the appendicular skeleton. Laboratory positioning exercises prepare the student for practical application of the procedures in the assigned radiology department.
After completing this course, students will be able to:
- Describe central ray direction, Image Receptor (IR) placements, marker location, source-to-image receptor distance (SID).
- Demonstrate obtaining the correct patient history, patient care, required breathing instructions, patient position, usable surface landmarks and anatomy demonstrated in each procedure.
- Demonstrate by role play and phantom radiography mastery of learned procedures.
- Choose appropriate technical factors and radiation protection devices.
- Demonstrate interpersonal and organizational skills when conducting radiographic procedures.
Prerequisite(s): Eligible for ENG 101.
Corequisite(s): RAD 103.
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