XRT 230 - Imaging Pathology II
A continuation of XRT 220. 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 imaging exposure applications. Probes pathology of the all systems including respiratory, gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, urinary, reproductive system, osseous system and joints,heredity and nutritional changes and the central nervous system. All aspects of the imaging of neoplastic conditions will also be reviewed.
Prerequisite: XRT 220.
Course Learning Outcomes
1. At the completion of the course the student will: determine patient conditions by correlating clinical information with radiographic images.
2. Assess the "normal" chest radiograph.
3. Correlate an assigned disease with patient treatment and progress through the development of a patient chart.
4. Synthesize radiographic exposure technical factors to adjust for various pathologic conditions.
5. Research selected diseases and present pathological findings.
Course Offered Spring