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RAT 1222 Radiographic Procedures II

Radiographic anatomy, positioning and image analysis of the spine, skull, gastrointestinal and genitourinary systems, as well as general pharmacological principles as they pertain to radiology. Alternative positioning for trauma and mobile radiography as well as pediatric and geriatric procedures will be covered. Four classroom, three lab hours per week.

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Radiologic Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: RAT 1121 

Outcomes

  • Identify radiographic images for quality with regard to positioning, equipment manipulation and image production in accordance with safe radiation practices.
  • Identify pediatric and geriatric procedures and relate them to clinical practice and radiographic procedures.
  • Identify elements of contrast media as they pertain to radiographic practice, including risks and administration guidelines.
  • Identify frequently radiographed bony structures of the spine and skull as well as the soft tissue structures of the gastrointestinal and genitourinary systems.
  • Describe common positions used to safely and correctly radiograph anatomy of the spine, skull, gastrointestinal and genitourinary studies. Describe common positions used in trauma and mobile radiography.

Credit Hours: 5

Classroom Hours: 4
Lab Hours: 3