||This course will provide the student with the knowledge necessary to perform radiographic procedures relative to traumatic injury, surgical and portable radiography. In addition the student will be introduced to the highly specialized studies of the central nervous system, cardiovascular system and cross-sectional imaging. Special imaging equipment, physical settings and techniques used in these highly specialized studies will also be included.
- Demonstrate proper use of positioning aids.
- Adapt radiographic procedures to trauma, surgical, and portable examinations.
- Simulate trauma, surgical, and portable procedures on a person or phantom in a laboratory setting.
- Evaluate images for positioning, centering, appropriate anatomy, and overall image quality.
- Discuss equipment and supplies necessary to complete trauma, surgical, portable, interventional, and cross-sectional imaging procedures.
- Identify the patient preparation methods used for the procedures discussed in the course.
- Identify anatomical structures of the central nervous system and the cardiovascular system.
- Identify anatomical structures on cross-sectional images.
- Demonstrate the ability to operate specialized radiographic equipment.
- Identify the special requirements needed for the procedures discussed in this course.
- Adapt and adjust general technical factors to trauma, surgical, and portable examinations.
- Apply general radiation safety and protection practices associated with radiologic examinations.
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