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RAT 1121 Radiographic Procedures I

Radiographic anatomy, equipment manipulation, positioning and image analysis of the thorax, abdomen and appendicular skeleton. Four classroom, three lab hours per week.

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Radiologic Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE   Restricted to Majors 


  • Identify frequently radiographed anatomy and physiology, defining features and soft tissue structures of the thorax, abdomen, and appendicular skeleton.
  • Describe common positions used to safely and correctly radiograph anatomy of the thorax, appendicular skeleton and abdomen.
  • Identify radiographic images for quality with regard to positioning, equipment manipulation and image production in accordance with safe radiation practices.

Credit Hours: 5

Classroom Hours: 4
Lab Hours: 3