Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description

RAD-107 - Radiologic Technology 1 (4 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: Acceptance into RAD Program COREQUISITES: BIO161
This course is an introduction to the profession of radiologic technology. Included are the basic principles of radiation protection for the patient and radiographer, the production and control of the X-ray beam to achieve photographic results, the basic techniques of body manipulation to demonstrate the anatomy of medical interest and the language of medicine relevant to radiologic technology. This course requires a per credit health career fee; Check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate. Students will be charged for radiation badges.

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