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RAT 1101 Introduction to Radiologic Technology

Introduction to the field of radiologic technology, including history, basic radiation production and safety concepts, patient communication, clinical education, ethical, legal and professional issues.

Prerequisites: NONE

Course Outcomes
  • Define and discuss professionalism, basic ethical concepts and legal issues in healthcare and the field of radiologic technology.
  • Describe the discovery of x-rays and identify the historical developments in radiology and their impact on modern day technology.
  • Describe and identify concepts and equipment related to x-ray production and radiation safety.
  • Describe the clinical environment and educational aspects of radiologic technology and the importance of proper communication with patients, hospital personnel, and physicians.
Credit Hours: 2
  • Classroom: 2 hours
  • Division: Health Sciences
  • Department: Radiologic Technology
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Arnold
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term - meets once or a few times only. Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Note: A Term
Open Seats: 3
Meets: MW from 10:00AM to 11:50AM
Section: A01
Open Seats: 3
Meets: MW from
10:00AM to 11:50AM
Section: A01