2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog

RAD 49311 Radiographic Positioning and Procedures II Laboratory

This positioning and procedures lab course is designed to provide students with hands-on experience in a non-patient related clinical area. Radiographic Procedures lab will introduce the students to the function and structure of the different organizational levels and systems associated with the human body. The anatomy of the lower extremities and pelvis will be presented along with various types of fractures associated with the bones of the lower body. Procedures of the digestive system, biliary system and genitourinary system will be demonstrated. Basic CT abdomen review and a recap of contrast review. Equipment manipulation, control panel maneuvers and table operation will be monitored by the instructor. Demonstration of radiographic positioning, central ray angulations as well as image receptor placement and other medical imaging operations will be evaluated. Prerequisites: RAD 49304 and RAD 49305, both with a minimum grade of C.