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RTE 1804 - Radiology Practicum I - AS


3 credits
Prerequisites: RTE 1503L  with a grade of "C" or better
This course is designed to provide students with clinical experience in a supervised radiologic setting. The student will put into practice the theories discussed in the accompanying RTE courses. Clinical rotations through selected areas of the Radiology Department and the operating room allow students to attain experience in radiography room equipment manipulation; image receptor handling and processing; accessory equipment usage; contrast media usage and preparation; patient care and safety; and surgical protocol and radiography. The student will demonstrate competence in advanced imaging of the chest, acute abdominal radiography, and radiographic procedures of the upper extremities and lower extremities. The student will observe and assist with radiographic fluoroscopic procedures, and radiographic procedures of the spine and bony thorax under direct supervision by a registered technologist. Students will maintain and increase their skill level on radiographic procedures in which they were previously deemed competent.



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