RAD 1201 - Intro to Rad and Patient Care

This course introduces the student to basic radiography principles and patient care. It familiarizes the student with radiographic equipment, exposure factors, and radiation protection. This course will focus on the role of the radiographer, moral and professional ethics, communication, safety and infection control, patient assessment and transfer, emergency and acute situations, contrast exam preparation, aseptic techniques, and the role of the radiographer in mobile and surgical radiography. PREREQUISITE: Admission to Radiography Program.

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