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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.

Prerequisites: NONE

Course Outcomes
  • 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.
  • Explain medical and surgical asepsis, infection control techniques and identify appropriate responses to medical emergencies.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 2 hours
  • Lab: 3 hours
  • Division: Health Sciences
  • Department: Radiologic Technology
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No