Dec 08, 2021  
TCC Catalog 2020-21 
TCC Catalog 2020-21 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RTE1000 Orientation to Radiography

4 credit hour(s)
Prerequisite(s): admission to the program.
Corequisite(s): RTE1418 , RTE1503 , RTE1503L , RTE1804 .
Provides an overview of the historical development of radiography, x-ray equipment and production, basic radiation protection, ethical and legal issues for healthcare professionals, and an orientation to the program and to the healthcare system. Provides instruction in patient assessment, infection control procedures, emergency and safety procedures, communication and patient interaction skills, basic pharmacology, and medical terminology. Students must achieve a grade of at least 75% in this course to advance in the program. Does not count toward A.A. degree.