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2013-2014 Catalog 
2013-2014 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RTE 1002 - Introduction to Radiologic Technology

(5 Credit Hours)

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 medical language. Radiographic accessories (image receptors, beam-limiting devices, grids etc.) are examined, as well as ethics of the profession and patient care. Additional topics will include pharmacology, medical law and an introduction to the clinical environment. Additional special fees are required. (Summer C)

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