This course provides a foundation in physical assessment skills for the experienced radiologic technologist. Students will learn concepts of patient education, assessment, communication, preprocedural and postprocedural care, and proper charting and documentation. Technologists' responsibilities and intervention in cases of critical patient care will also be covered. A unit on pharmacology will focus on drugs and their applications in medical imaging. Upon successful course completion, students will be able to apply techniques in the care of patients undergoing radiology procedures.