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RAD 102 W - Image Production and Evaluation II


Advanced study of the factors contributing to the radiographic image and evaluation.  This course is designated as a writing emphasis course.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisite:  RAD 101 Image Production and Evaluation I

Credits: 4
Hours
3 Class Hours, 1 Laboratory Hour
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Identify and describe the basic fundamentals of x-ray production, analyze and perform calculations of exposure techniques, image magnification, percent magnification, penumbra, beam restriction, and half-value layer (HVL) formulas.
  2. Describe the possible fates of x-ray photons interacting with matter and how various beam limitations and grids can control scatter.
  3. Identify and describe the anatomical and pathological factors that affect the radiographic image.
  4. Perform and describe how the image receptor responds to automatic exposure control or manual techniques, and the various tools and charts that are used to evaluate this response.
  5. Perform, identify and describe image analysis.




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