*RAD1151: First 8-week course. See term start and end dates listed above. Additional fees cover cost of lead markers and radiation film badge. Additional Lab time will be required on Thursdays or Fridays - instructor will provide schedule.
RAD 115 Radiographic Positioning I
Prerequisites: Admission to the Radiologic Technology program and reading proficiency.
Radiographic Positioning I consists of lecture and practicum in routine radiographic procedures for the chest, abdomen, and extremity studies using relevant structural relationships, landmarks in radiographic positioning, types and sizes of image receptors used for each study, routine positioning and techniques of the region, medical terms, definitions, abbreviations, and symbols. Radiographic anatomy, radiation protection, and patient care skills are reinforced. This course is a portion of the five steps to clinical competency and must be completed with an 86% or better in both the lecture and practicum sections. (F)
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