Nov 29, 2022  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

RADT 1385 - Radiographic Equipment Operation

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 is an introductory course that discusses the role of radiographic equipment operation.  It will provide the basic material necessary to identify the necessity of radiation protection, digital imaging supplies, equipment, and principles of radiographic production.

Student Learning Outcomes:
The student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of principles, techniques, and equipment appropriate to radiography.
  2. Develop an understanding of basic physics as it applies to the operation of radiography equipment.
  3. Identify methods and devices that minimize radiation exposure to the operator and the patient.