Introduction to Radiologic Science and Health Care

RADI 100
2.25 CR

This entry course is intended to provide necessary information to encourage student success in the Radiography Program, as well as in their chosen career. Values, attitudes, and behaviors conducive to professional growth are conveyed as students investigate the role of the radiologic technologist within the medical imaging profession and, within the health care delivery system as a whole. Principles, practices and policies of health care organizations are examined in addition to the professional responsibilities of the radiologic technologist. A study of the historical and philosophical basis of ethics and the elements of ethical behavior are discussed, as well as an introduction to legal terminology, concepts, and principles and how they relate to the role of the radiologic technologist.

Prerequisites: admission to the Radiography Program