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RAD 123: Radiographic Positioning II

This course presents the theories and practices that are utilized in the clinical setting to produce diagnostic radiographs of the lower extremity, vertebral column and bony thorax. Radiograph terminology, patient preparation, patient positioning, proper manipulation of radiographic equipment, radiation safety practices, image evaluation, professional standards and medical ethics will be discussed and practiced in the laboratory setting.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; RAD 112 and RAD 120, minimum grade "C-"; RAD 120 may enroll concurrently

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