RAD 204 L - Advanced Positioning
Instruction and practice in positioning techniques involving the skull, facial bones, and advanced radiographic procedures and sectional anatomy.
Prerequisite: RAD 133 Clinical Education III
2 Laboratory Hour
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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