RAD 011 - Radiographic Positioning and Terminology - Units 6
Prerequisites: RAD 010, Introduction to Radiography, with a grade of "C" or better.
Corequisites: RAD 012. Radiographic Anatomy, and RAD 013, Principles of Radiographic Technique.
Limitations on Enrollment: Admission to the Radiological Technology Program due to contractual agreement with hospital.
This course is designed to introduce positioning techniques, medical terminology, and anatomy as they relate to the chest, abdomen, extremities, shoulder and pelvic girdles, spinal column, and alimentary system. Portable and operating room procedures, proper equipment selection, immobilization, and radiation protection procedures are stressed. Identification of anatomical structures is supported through film critique sessions of radiographs. (CSU)