RTE 1001 - Medical Terminology for Radiographers
(1 Credit Hour)
1.3 hours per week for 12 weeks. Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Radiography Program.
This course is an introduction to the language of medicine with emphasis on its use in radiologic technology. Students will survey and become proficient in the use of medical and anatomical terminology, including definitions, word construction and analysis of disease, operative procedure, diagnostic and treatment terms, and abbreviations as reflected in medical documentation. This course format will consist of a combination of self-directed learning, as well as classroom discussion. An in-class oral presentation is also required.
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