Jul 14, 2024  
2024-2025 Academic Catalog 
2024-2025 Academic Catalog
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AHXR 101 - Patient Care in Radiology

Credit(s): 2

Prerequisite(s): instructor’s consent.
This course is designed to introduce the student to the basic concepts of the radiologic profession. Topics covered include equipment operation/manipulation, introduction into the clinical environment, and information pertaining to patient care and applicable ethical and legal considerations. Department policies and procedures are also presented so the students will have optimum resources to be successful through their training. Presented in lecture format and supported by clinical orientation. (Fall Semester)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Demonstrate competency in the operation of basic imaging equipment and computer systems.
  • Assess patient conditions accurately.
  • Respond appropriately in emergency situations.
  • Apply accepted infection control and general safety practices.
  • Practice effective communication skills.

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