RADT 110R : Patient Care & Medical Terminology
This course introduces the Radiologic Technology student to their responsibilities when working with patients. This course will discuss patient education, safety and comfort. An emphasis will be made on how to react to medical emergencies within the department and the legal responsibilities of the radiologic professional. The course will address infection control, handling of hazardous materials, isolation precautions, and patient monitoring. The student will learn about human diversity, ethnic and cultural values and how to integrate these concepts into professional practice. Medical terminology related to imaging sciences will be discussed, developing a basic understanding of the medical language employed in the health care professions and Imaging department.