2018-2019 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    Oct 04, 2022  
2018-2019 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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RAD 010 Introduction to Radiography


Units: 3.5
Prerequisites: BIOL 031 Human Anatomy , and BIOL 032 Human Physiology , and  H S 036 Medical Terminology and Speech  , and ENG 001A Reading and Composition , and MATH 092S Intermediate Algebra (STEM) , or MATH-082, Intermediate Algebra, and PSYCH 001 Introduction to Psychology , and CS 011 Fundamentals of Computer Science , or CSA 020 Computer Information Systems Applications , each with a grade of “C” or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: Admission to the Radiologic Technology Program. Finger printing & Criminal Record Clearance.
This course is designed to provide an overview of the field of Radiologic Technology. Emphasis is placed on methods of promoting optimal patient care and the importance of developing a professional and caring attitude. Ethics and professional organizations are covered. Factors required for X-ray production are discussed including detailed instruction of the beneficial and destructive potentials of ionizing radiation. Safe radiation protection procedures for self, patients, and hospital personnel are discussed. The course includes body mechanics, infection control, and fundamentals of venipuncture and medical computer systems. (CSU)



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