||This course is designed to establish a knowledge base in radiographic, fluoroscopic, mobile and tomographic equipment (including computed tomography) requirements and design including circuitry of the x-ray machine. The content will also provide a basic knowledge of quality control. Computer applications in the radiologic sciences related to image capture, display, storage and distribution are presented as well.
- Identify the components of a basic radiographic unit.
- Explain the components of an x-ray tube.
- Identify the components of various generators used in radiographic units.
- Identify the components of digital and conventional fluoroscopic units.
- Identify various types of imaging units and their usage.
- Identify the components of electronic and digital imaging units.
- Explain the various accessories used in radiographic procedures.
- Explain the purpose, principles and applications of linear tomography.
- Perform quality control procedures on various types of radiographic equipment.
- Identify the components of a digital radiographic unit.
- Determine the functions of the components of automatic exposure control (AEC) devices.
- Discuss mobile units in terms of purpose, components, types and applications.
- Identify the components and functions of computed tomography equipment.
- Explain the processing considerations required for digital imaging.
- Explain the components of the electronic image archiving systems.
- Compare and contrast electronic imaging systems with screen film imaging systems.
- Explain the components involved in x-ray production.
- Explain the purpose of the components involved in x-ray production.
- Explain the target interactions during x-ray production.
- Discuss the factors that affect x-ray emission spectrum.
- Describe the efficiency of x-ray production.
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