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RAD 212 Radiographic Pathology
Credit Hours: 2
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in RAD 210, RAD 209, RAD 208, and RAD 242

This course presents a body system approach to the demonstration of human diseases through medical imaging. The course emphasizes adaptations of routine positioning and radiographic technique to best demonstrate pathology and maximize diagnostic quality. Covered topics include patient care considerations relative to disease processes. Discussions include which imaging method or modality will best demonstrate each pathological condition. The course includes review of radiographs and films from Computed Tomography, Ultrasound, Magnetic Resonance, Mammography, Special Procedures and Nuclear Medicine. Systems covered include the respiratory, skeletal, gastrointestinal, urinary, cardiovascular, nervous, hematopoetic system, endocrine, reproductive, and miscellaneous disorders. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

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