RTE 1503C

Radiographic Procedures I (4)

Classification: Occupational

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform standard imaging procedures including proper patient positioning, basic computed tomography (CT) and special studies. To successfully achieve this purpose, comprehensive didactic lessons are taught in conjunction with laboratory practicums in patient positioning. Consideration is given to the evaluation of optimal diagnostic images. This course prepares students for competency-based clinical education in correlation with American Society of Radiologic Technologists guidelines and American Registry of Radiologic Technologists content specifications.