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Course Desciption

This course is designed to provide a knowledge base necessary to perform standard radiographic procedures along with the application to special studies. Consolidation will be given to the production of images of optimal diagnostic quality. Laboratory experience should be used to complement the didactic portion.


DRT 051


K.C.CLARKS,11 edition.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course the student is expected to :- Demonstrate proper use of positioning skills, Cite the structures demonstrated on routine radiographic procedures, evaluate images for positioning, centering , appropriate anatomy and overall image quality, discuss equipment and supplies necessary to complete radiographic procedures, list basic and special projections for each area of interest., apply general radiation safety and protection practices associated with radiologic examinations.

Topics Covered

Topical areas of study include the following:- Principles and terminology of position, Abdomen, , Bony Thorax, Skull, Paranasal sinuses, Lower digestive system, Biliary system, Thoracic Visceria, , Vertebral column, Facial bones, Upper digestive System, Genito-urinary system.

Class/Laboratory Schedule

Tuotorials, Demonstration

Computer Applications