XRT 222 - Radiographic Technology IV
The study of advance imaging such as special procedures, interventional radiography, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging. Fundamentals applications of quality assurance for diagnostic radiology occurs in the energized x-ray laboratory. Additional focus is on radiographic equipment analysis and concepts of radiography management. Four class hours, two laboratory hours.
Prerequisites: XRT 211, XRT 215, and XRT 251 with a grade of C or better.
Course Learning Outcomes
1. At the completion of the course the student will: discuss advanced imaging procedures including new cutting-edge technology in the areas of angiography, interventional radiology, three-dimensional imaging and emerging technologies.
2. Design a diagnostic radiology quality assurance program, perform quality control tests, assess outcomes based on acceptance parameters and outline a quality improvement plan.
3. Reconstruct the general components of radiographic, fluoroscopic, mobile and digital imaging systems, and compare and contrast the functions of each.
4. Examine the functions of management, design basic tools characterizing effective operation within a radiology department and discuss the importance of customer service in today’s health care delivery.
Course Offered Spring only