RT 105 (RAD 105) - Patient Care and Lab

(Two hours theory and one hour laboratory per week) This course presents the theoretical base for patient care skills and techniques unique to professional radiographers. This course acquaints students with essential patient care topics such as diversity and ethical considerations, effective communication with various patient types, safe transport of patients, assessment of vital signs, current information on infection control, pharmacology, and contrast media as they pertain to radiography, venipuncture, medical emergencies and CPR standards. Laboratory experiences will expand these theoretical foundations by incorporating psychomotor skills in a simulated and/or actual clinical setting. Student engagement will be emphasized using a required service experience. ◊ This course emphasizes student engagement using a required service experience.

Semester hours: 3.0

Last updated: 04/12/2023