RTE 1513C

Radiographic Procedures II (4)

Prerequisite: RTE 1503C

Classification: Occupational

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform proper patient positioning, an understanding of anatomical structures, methods of x-ray tube alignment and beam-part-film alignment, technical standards and radiation safety measures. Students will achieve success in applying these combined skills in order to produce diagnostic quality radiographs. To successfully achieve this purpose, comprehensive didactic lessons are taught in conjunction with laboratory practicums in patient positioning and clinical preceptor instruction within the clinical arenas.