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RAD 220 Pharmacology
Credit Hours: 2
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in RAD 212, RAD 211, and RAD 256
Recommended: CHM 101 or CHM 112

This course explores the role of the radiographer in the administration of contrast media and related medications. Covered topics include: the radiographer scope of practice, legal implications, pharmacology overview, drug measurements and dose calculations, contrast media, preventive care and emergency response to contrast media reactions, imaging pharmaceutical compatibility, select drug administration techniques, and documentation requirements. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

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A criminal background check, drug test,and appropriate PSB-HOA test scores are required for the Radiography (RAD) program. For more information please refer to elgin.edu/radiog raphy

 
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