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RTEC A - Introduction to Radiologic Technology


3 units
3 hours lecture
Prerequisite: MATH 23  with a minimum grade of C or qualification by appropriate assessment and ENGL 1  or eligibility for ENGL 1A  or qualification by appropriate assessment
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course provides an introduction to Radiologic Technology as a profession including foundational skills necessary to prepare students planning to enter the Radiologic Technology A.S. Degree Program. Course topics includes educational and career pathways for radiologic technologists, program application procedures, radiographic and digital imaging equipment, principles of radiation production, exposure and quality, image processing, radiation safety, patient care, medical malpractice, professional ethics, and introduction to radiographic examinations.



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