Aug 17, 2022  
TCC Catalog 2020-21 
TCC Catalog 2020-21 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RTE2523 Radiographic Positioning III

3 credit hour(s)
Prerequisite(s):  ,  ,  .
Corequisite(s): RTE1613 , RTE1824 , RTE2523L .
This is a study of radiographic anatomy, physiology and positioning for radiologic examinations of the skull, facial bones, and urinary and digestive systems. Procedures requiring the use of contrast materials within the digestive and urinary systems, as well as the pharmacology of contrast agents, will be studied. Advanced procedures such as mammography, angiography and computed tomography will be presented. Patient habitus, positioning, equipment manipulation and radiographic quality image evaluation will be introduced. Critical thinking and communication skills related to procedure performance, patient care and radiation protection will be emphasized. Students must achieve a grade of at least 75% in this course to advance in the program. Does not count toward A.A. degree.