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Cross Sectional Imaging

RAD 264

Cross Sectional Imaging

RAD 264

Course Description

Prerequisites: Prerequisites: RAD 110, RAD 120W, RAD 122, RAD 150, RAD 205W, RAD 210W, RAD 215, LWA 206B, LWA 206C each with a "C" (2.

0) minimum grade. Concurrent enrollment in RAD 135, RAD 140W, RAD 230, RAD 235. 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:

  • Identify anatomic positions and planes.
  • Discuss directional and regional terminology.
  • Identify external and internal landmarks.
  • Identify body cavities.

Develop an understanding of various methods of displaying sectional images.

Objectives:

  • Describe gray scale.
  • Describe reformation and 3-Dimensional Imaging.

Evaluate cross sectional images and identify anatomy.

Objectives:

  • Identify cross sectional anatomy of the head and brain.
  • Identify cross sectional anatomy of the neck.
  • Identify cross sectional anatomy of the chest and mediastinum.
  • Identify cross sectional anatomy of the abdomen.
  • Identify cross sectional anatomy of the pelvis.
  • Identify cross sectional anatomy of the musculoskeletal system