2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog

RAD 49318 Radiographic Positioning and Procedures III

Radiographic Procedures will introduce the students to the function and structure of the different organizational levels and systems associated with the human body. Anatomy and positioning procedures for the ribs, sternum, sternoclavicular joints, cervical spine, thoracic spine, lumbar spine, sacrum, coccyx, sacroiliac joints, skull, facial bones, sinuses and nasal bones will be covered. Fractures and pathology associated with the above will also be discussed. Anatomy and positioning procedures for uncommon procedures of the upper and lower extremities, pelvis, spine, and head will be reviewed. Pediatric radiographic positioning, and a study of immobilization will be taught in this course. Equipment manipulation, control panel maneuvers and table operation will be monitored by receptor placement and other medical imaging operations will be evaluated. Prerequisites: RAD 49310 and RAD 49311, both with a minimum grade of C.