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DNHY1109 – Radiology Lab pdf

Credits: 2 (0/2/0)
Description: This course puts into practice knowledge gained from DNHY 1106 Dental Radiology Lecture. Students expose full-mouth series (film-based and digital), extra-oral and specialized radiographs on adult and pedodontic patients or mannequins. Emphasis is placed on radiation safety practices, infection control and record keeping. Students will process, mount and evaluate radiographs for diagnostic value and quality. Emphasis is placed on radiological interpretation and patient education. The lab and clinical experiences are designed to create an opportunity for students to enhance their efficiency and quality of their radiographic techniques.
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
  1. Demonstrate x-ray unit and digital equipment operation.
  2. Expose full-mouth radiographs on all patient types and mannequins to include permanent, primary and mixed dentitions using both film-based and digital techniques.
  3. Demonstrate safe radiation exposure procedures and infection control practices.
  4. Process and produce radiographs and images of diagnostic quality.
  5. Mount and critique correct full-mouth survey films and digital images.
  6. Perform accurate patient film record-keeping.
  7. Demonstrate radiographic duplicating procedure.
  8. Demonstrate patient management and professional behavior.
MnTC goal areas: None

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