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RAT 1131 Patient Care in Radiologic Technology

Safety and assessment techniques related to care of the patient in a radiography department, including legal and professional aspects, elements of ethical behavior and practical dilemmas, and current infection control practices. Two classroom, three lab hours per week.

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

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Explain medical and surgical asepsis, infection control techniques and identify appropriate responses to medical emergencies.
  • Identify the legal, ethical and professional standards of care.
  • Describe proper patient care procedures including monitoring of vital signs, patient assessment and application of patient safety and comfort strategies.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 3