Continues procedures for positioning the patient's anatomical structures relative to x-ray beam and image receptor. Emphasizes procedures for routine examinations of the skull, contrast studies of internal organs, and special procedures employed in the more complicated investigation of the human body. Lecture 3 hours. Lab 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE
The general purpose of this course is topographic bony anatomy of the cranium and the study of the body systems. Radiographic positions, which demonstrate this anatomy, are discussed in lecture and demonstrated in a required 3 hours laboratory section.
ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCIES
Completion of RAD 121 with a grade of "C".
At the completion of this course the student will demonstrate and show proficiency through laboratory technique in the following:
B. Anatomy of the following body systems:
B. Anatomy of the body systems
C. Routine and special radiographic positions related to the skull and body systems.
B. Pathologies/congenital anomalies related to the anatomy studied in the course.