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RAD 211: Fundamentals of Radiologic Sciences III

Prerequisite(s):
-Completion of BIOL 182, RAD 132, RAD 133 and RAD 134 with grades of C or better
AND
-Completion with a grade of C or better or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 101, RAD 213, RAD 214, and RAD 215

This course imparts an understanding of the components, principles, and operation of digital imaging systems found in diagnostic radiology. Factors that impact image acquisition, display, archiving and retrieval are discussed. Included are the importance of optimal imaging standards, discussion of a problem solving technique for image evaluation and the factors that can affect image quality. Content requires familiarization with the distinction between optimal and suboptimal quality radiographic images as well as methods of improvement. Quality Control and maintenance is also mentioned as a way of maintaining optimal quality images. Advanced modalities and emerging technologies are briefly discussed. 3 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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