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Cross Sectional Imaging

Course NumberRAD 264
Credits1
Lab Hours0
Lecture Hours15
Course DescriptionRAD 205, RAD 210, RAD 212, RAD 215, RAD 220, and RAD 225 each with a "C" (2.0) minimum grade. Concurrent enrollment in RAD 230, RAD 235, RAD 245, and RAD 258. Introduces sectional anatomy as imaged in modalities such as Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), and Positron Emission Tomography (PET). (15-0)


Outcomes and Objectives

Discuss the basis of sectional imaging and anatomy and identify basic terminology.
Objectives:
  1. Identify anatomic positions and planes.
  2. Discuss directional and regional terminology.
  3. Identify external and internal landmarks.
  4. Identify body cavities.

Develop an understanding of various methods of displaying sectional images.
Objectives:
  1. Describe gray scale.
  2. Describe reformation and 3-Dimensional Imaging.

Evaluate cross sectional images and identify anatomy.
Objectives:
  1. Identify cross sectional anatomy of the cranium and facial bones.
  2. Identify cross sectional anatomy of the brain.
  3. Identify cross sectional anatomy of the thorax.
  4. Identify cross sectional anatomy of the abdomen.
  5. Identify cross sectional anatomy of the spine and neck
  6. Identify cross sectional anatomy of the upper and lower extremities




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