DMI 49 Introduction to Radiologic Technology (3)
Lec-52.5, field trips
Credit, Degree Applicable
History of radiologic technology, imaging equipment, procedures, patient care, radiation safety, ethics, and professional organizations. Applications of medical terminology.
Open to all students who may be interested in a career in Radiologic Technology and required of students accepted into the Diagnostic Medical Imaging program.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Summarize the historical evolution of the radiologic technology disciplines
- Outcome 2: Appraise educational preparation, career advancement and mobility in the radiologic technology disciplines
- Outcome 3: Differentiate between the purposes of imaging, interventional and treatment modalities.
- Outcome 4: Appraise the significance of ethical issues related to toward patient care and professional conduct within radiologic technology disciplines.
- Outcome 5: Categorize the purposes of the professional organizations and agencies in the radiologic technology disciplines.
- Outcome 6: Examine patient care procedures and policies.
- Outcome 7: Evaluate radiation safety measures.
- Outcome 8: Synthesize word components to form complex medical terms.
- Outcome 9: Analyze components of complex medical terms for appropriate application.
- Outcome 10: Categorize medical terms to describe various systems within the human body.
- Outcome 11: Examine the use of abbreviations commonly used in the radiologic technology disciplines.