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2016-2017 Official General Catalog 
2016-2017 Official General Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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RAD 204 L - Advanced Positioning

Instruction and practice in positioning techniques involving the skull, facial bones, and advanced radiographic procedures and sectional anatomy.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisite:  RAD 133 Clinical Education III

Credits: 1
2 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 patient positioning, CR direction, tube angulation, centering point, anatomical structures demonstrated, and evaluation criteria for the required radiographic positions/projections involving the skull, sinuses, orbits, and facial bones.
2.  Identify the position/projection demonstrated on radiographic images of the skull, sinuses, orbits, and facial bones.
3.  Perform or simulate the required radiographic positions/projections on phantoms or live patients respectively.
4.  Perform 90% on practical evaluations with each of the following areas of the head; sinuses, orbits, and facial bones.
5.  Identify and explain the following Advanced Radiographic procedures; Pediatric Radiography, Bone Densitometry, Radiography of the Respriatory System, Radiography of the Genito-Urinary System, and Radiography of the Reproductive System.
6.  Identify the basic sectional anatomy of the brain, thorax, abdomen, pelvis and extremities.
7.  Correlate and identify sectional anatomy on CT & MRI images with cadaver images and diagrams.


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