XRT 220 - Imaging Pathology I
Designed to examine medical images for pathologic processes as compared to normal anatomy and topography. The main focus is on the study of changes which occur as a result of disease and injury which necessitate alteration of standard radiographic exposure applications. Probes pathology of the respiratory system, alimentary tract, and the hepatobiliary system. One class hour.
Prerequisite: XRT 153 with a grade of C or better.
Course Learning Outcomes
1. At the completion of the course the student will: assess patient conditions based on provided clinical information.
2. Determine the diagnosis of pathological conditions for selected body systems by applying knowledge of disease signs and symptoms.
3. Determine the diagnosis and treatment of the pathological conditions for each selected body system through critical thinking case studies.
4. Correlate the relationship of the disease signs and symptoms with the use of diagnostic procedures.
Course Offered Fall only