Radiologic Positioning, Procedures and Pathology 3

RADI 220
1.25 CR

This course explores pathologic indications and imaging methods for trauma, mobile and surgical examinations. Critical thinking skills are encouraged as students analyze challenges often presented and determine safe and effective approaches to this type of imaging. Also provided is an introduction to computed tomography (CT) imaging. Students will examine basic CT concepts, compare CT to other imaging modalities as a means of diagnosis, and study exams most commonly performed. Also presented in the course is a brief overview of some less commonly performed exams in the imaging department such as arthrography, myelography, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), and others.

Prerequisites: admission to the Radiography Program; and a "C" in RADI 211