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: RAD 101 Image Production and Evaluation I
3 Class Hours, 1 Laboratory Hour
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.
2. Describe the possible fates of x-ray photons interacting with matter and how various beam limitations can control scatter.
3. Identify and describe the anatomical and patholocigal factors that affect the radiographic image.
4. Perform and describe how the image receptor responds to x-rays and the various tools and charts that are used to evaluate this response.
5. Perform, identify and briefly describe the terms of exposure manipulation, automatic exposure control, and the analysis of image quality.
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