Nov 24, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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RAD-1410 Radiographic Procedures I


Credits 3
Introduction to standard terminology and general and patient considerations from routine radiographic positioning and projections. Responsibilities of the radiographer for radiation protection of patients, personnel and the public are discussed.  Emphasis is on radiographic procedures of the upper extremity and shoulder girdle, lower extremity, thorax and abdomen; incorporating related pathology and consideration of mobile, surgical, pediatric and geriatric patients.
Prerequisite(s): EGL-1010 , MAT-1250 , BIO-2050 , BIO-2060 .
2 lecture/3 lab hours.
(Offered fall only.)

Course Outcomes
  1. Reason Correctly position patients for all  projections of the: Chest, Abdomen, Upper Extremity, Shoulder Girdle,  Lower Extremity.
  2. Correctly position patients for all  projections of the: Chest, Abdomen, Upper Extremity, Shoulder Girdle,  Lower Extremity.
  3. Correctly identify anatomical structures of the chest, abdomen, upper extremity, shoulder girdle and lower extremity.
  4. Correctly identify anatomical structures of the chest, abdomen, upper extremity, shoulder girdle and lower extremity.
  5. Choose exposure factor modification necessary for pathological processes, body habitus, and age related considerations.
  6. Choose exposure factor modification necessary for pathological processes, body habitus, and age related considerations.
  7. Critique radiographic image quality to include corrective action necessary for suboptimal images.
  8. Critique radiographic image quality to include corrective action necessary for suboptimal images.
  9. Recognize proper and improper applications of radiographic accessories.
  10. Recognize proper and improper applications of radiographic accessories.
  11. Demonstrate effective written communication skills in obtaining patient history. New




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