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RAT 1222 Radiographic Procedures II

Radiographic anatomy, positioning and image analysis of the spine, skull, gastrointestinal and genitourinary systems, contrast media and pharmacological principles pertaining to radiology. Pediatric, surgical and trauma procedures will also be covered. Four classroom, three lab hours per week.

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

Prereqs: RAT 1121 AND Restricted to Majors 


  • Identify radiographic images for quality with regard to positioning, equipment manipulation and image production in accordance with safe radiation practices.
  • Identify pediatric, surgical and trauma procedures and relate them to clinical practice and radiographic procedures.
  • Identify elements of contrast media and venipuncture as they pertain to radiographic practice, including risks and administration guidelines.
  • Identify frequently radiographed bony structures of the spine and skull as well as the soft tissue structures of the gastrointestinal and genitourinary systems.
  • Describe common positions used to safely and correctly radiograph anatomy of the spine, skull, gastrointestinal and genitourinary studies.

Credit Hours: 5

Classroom Hours: 4
Lab Hours: 3