RAD 020A - Advanced Clinical Laboratory - Units 8
Prerequisites: RAD 010B, Intermediate Clinical Laboratory, with a grade of "C" or better.
Corequisites: RAD 020, Advanced Radiographic Positioning and Terminology, and RAD 021, Advanced Radiographic Anatomy, and RAD 022, Fundamentals of X-Ray and Radium Physics.
Limitations on Enrollment: Admission to the Radiological Technology Program due to contractual agreement with hospital.
This course is designed to emphasize positioning techniques and technical factor calculation. An introduction to positioning of the skull, facial bones, mastoids, and the thorax is included. The student participates in specialized radiographic procedures including myelography, sialography, hysterography, arthrography, arteriography, and other specialized procedures requiring sterile and aseptic techniques. (CSU)