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Course Descriptions

RAD 111: Fundamentals of Radiologic Sciences I

-Acceptance into radiography program
-Completion of HLTH 110 with a C or better
-Completion with a C or better or concurrent enrollment in BIOL 181, RAD 112, and RAD 113
-Placement at college level English

This is an introductory course in radiologic technology providing an overview of the foundations of Radiography and the practitioner?s role in health care delivery. Principles, practices and policies of health care organizations are examined and discussed in addition to the professional responsibilities of the radiographer. Content introduces concepts of optimal patient care, including consideration for physical and psychological needs of the patient and family, effective communication, and cultural diversity. Also examined are: introduction to Radiation protection, introduction to infection control practices, safety and transfer, Medical ethics and law. 2 credit hours

Career and Technical Course: This course is a specific requirement for an Associate of Applied Science or certificate program and may not transfer. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

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