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Radiographic Imaging RADT 1075

4 Credits

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 3 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 0
Pre-requisite(s): Program Admission, Program Instructor Approval
Co-requisite(s): Program Admission

The content of this course introduces factors that govern and influence the production of the radiographic image using digital radiographic equipment found in diagnostic radiology. Emphasis will be placed on knowledge and techniques required to produce high-quality diagnostic radiographic images. Topics include Image quality (radiographic IR exposure; radiographic contrast; spatial resolution; distortion; grids; image receptors and holders; processing considerations; image acquisition; image analysis; image artifacts; and guidelines for selecting exposure factors and evaluating images within a digital system. Laboratory experiences will demonstrate applications of theoretical principles and concepts.

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