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Radiographic Clinical Procedures V

Students will refine their skills in preparation for the workplace and complete all required clinical competencies for the program. All students enrolled in RADT 295C will be charged a $500 per semester clinical surcharge. (Prerequisite: RADT 294C; corequisite: RADT 209C.)

Radiographic Clinical Procedures IV

Students will be required to rotate through a second clinical affiliate for the purpose of learning other procedures, protocols and technology. All students enrolled in RADT 294C will be charged a $500 per semester clinical surcharge. (Prerequisites: RADT 109C, RADT 103C, RACT 164C, RADT 165C and RADT 203C; corequisite: RADT 123C.)

Digital Processing and Computerized Tomography

An understanding of the components, principles and operation of digital imaging systems found in diagnostic radiology. Factors that impact image acquisition, display, archiving and retrieval are discussed as well as quality assurance and maintenance. Also included in this course are concepts designed to provide entry-level radiography students with a basic understanding of the operation of […]

Pathology and Cross-Sectional Anatomy

This course introduces concepts related to disease with etiological considerations Included in this course is the understanding of how the disease process works and recognizing the radiographic appearance of specific diseases. Gross anatomical structures will be located and identified in axial (transverse), sagittal, coronal and orthogonal (oblique) planes. (Prerequisites: successful completion of all previous RADT […]

Advanced Radiographic Procedures

This course is a continuation of RADT 159C and examines the radiographic positioning of the cranium, facial bones, and paranasal sinuses. Other topics include trauma, mobile and surgical radiography, pediatric radiography, venipuncture, arthrography, biliary duct procedures, hysterosalpingography, myelography, orthoroentgenography, and conventional tomography. (Prerequisites: RADT 103C, RADT 109C, RADT 159C, RADT 164C; Corequisites: RADT 165C)

Radiographic Physics 3-0-3

A basic review of the physical principles of matter, leading to tube production of electricity with its ramifications pertinent to the field of radiologic technology. Basic radiation producing circuitry is discussed including closed circuit television along with digital radiography. (Corequisites: RADT 103C, RADT 109C)

Radiographic Clinical Procedures III

This course is a continuation of the clinical component of RADT 164C. Students will complete their first clinical assignment and build on the procedures taught in RADT 103C, RADT 159C and RADT 164C. Four 8-hour clinical days per week over 11 weeks is required. All students enrolled in RADT 165C will be charged a $500 […]

Radiographic Positioning III and Clinical Procedures II

This is a continuation of RADT 159C and examines the radiographic positioning of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine along with routine positioning of the biliary tract, upper and lower gastrointestinal system, urinary system and the study of radiographic contrast media. Topics in this course include: positioning, radiographic exposure factors, medical terminology, radiation protection, and […]

Radiographic Positioning II and Clinical Procedures I

This course is an examination of the radiographic positioning of the osseous system. Topics in this course include: positioning, radiographic exposure factors, medical terminology, pathology, radiographic anatomy, radiation protection, and special considerations for the pediatric and geriatric patients. The clinical experience is an extension of the classroom where the student will develop the theory into […]

Patient Care for the Radiographer

Discussion of the proper handling of sick, injured and infectious patients along with the proper care and use of medical equipment and supplies. Pharmacology, medical ethics and the medicolegal aspects of radiologic technology will be discussed. (Prerequisites: RADT 109C, RADT 103C; Corequisites: RADT 159C)

Radiation Protection

Topics covered in this course include: radiation quantities and units; interaction of radiation with the body tissues; molecular and cellular radiation biology; dose limits; equipment design for radiation protection; early and late effects of radiation; management of patient and imaging personnel doses during diagnostic x-ray procedures and methods of monitoring. (Prerequisites: RADT 180C, RADT 151C, […]

Radiographic Imaging Technology I

A discussion of the principles leading to the production of the manifest image. The general design of the x-ray tube as well as x-ray production and emission. Tube rating charts, factors affecting radiographic quality, grids and accessories as well as fluoroscopy will be covered. (Prerequisites RADT 103C, RADT 109C, RADT 180C; corequisites RADT 159C, RADT […]