100

RAD-180 Introduction to Radiography

In this course, the healthcare system and the radiography profession are studied. Specific topics related to patient care management include communication, medical law, ethical practice, vital signs, basic pharmacology, infection control, transfer techniques, medical equipment and emergencies are addressed. Lecture [2.00].

Credits

2

Corequisites

RAD-181, RAD-182

RAD-181 Radiography I

This course introduces the study of radiography. The theory and application of positioning of the chest, abdomen, and upper limb will be explored. Basic principles of radiation protection and radiographic exposure and medical terminology will be reinforced in class and in the laboratory. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [6.00].

Credits

4

Corequisites

RAD-180, RAD-182, BIO-109

RAD-182 Radiography Practicum I

This course is designed to introduce the student to the physical layout and operation of a department of radiology. This course requires the performance of some routine examinations under the direct supervision of a registered radiographer and a college clinical instructor. The student rotates throughout three affiliated hospitals during this experience. Laboratory [8.00].

Credits

1

Corequisites

RAD-180, RAD-181

RAD-183 Radiographic Pathology

This course is a survey of medical and surgical diseases designed to acquaint the student with changes caused by diseases that have a relation to the scope of medical and imaging diagnostics. Lecture [1.00].

Credits

1

Prerequisites

BIO-209, RAD-283

Corequisites

RAD-285, RAD-286