RTE 1002 - Introduction to Radiologic Technology
(5 Credit Hours)
Five hours for twelve weeks. Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Radiography Program.
This course is divided into two sections. The first portion of the course consists of a Nursing Assistant Program based on the state CNA curriculum. This nursing assistant component consists of didactic, lab, and clinical experience in a nursing facility. The second portion of this course focuses on radiology - history, equipment, role in medicine, and the clinical environment. Radiographic accessories (image receptors, beam-limiting devices, grids etc.) and image processing are examined, as well as, ethics of the profession, medical law and patient care. Additional special fees are required. (Summer C)
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