Dec 06, 2022  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

RADT 1390 - Principles of Image Acquisition

Credit hours: 3

Prerequisites: Formal acceptance into the Radiologic Technology Program

Industry Certifications The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Certification and Registration

Course Description:
This course is a study of factors impacting the creation and recording of the radiographic image. Topics include basic principles of radiographic techniques, image production, and exposure.

Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to:

  1. Describe the impact that modifying exposure factors produce on radiographic quality.
  2. List the pros and the cons of using fixed and variable kVp techniques.
  3. Identify the correct detector selection during Automatic Exposure Control utilization.