RAD105 Patient Care and Ethics in Radiologic Sciences

This course will present basic patient care and medical terminology related to the Radiography profession. Students will learn: ethics and moral behavior; legal and professional responsibilities; patient consent; patient education, safety, and comfort; prevention and control of infection; patient monitoring; communication and assessment; proper body mechanics for patient transfer; universal precautions and isolation procedures; medical emergency and monitoring equipment; contrast media administration; contraindications, complications, imaging orders, requests, and reports; and Radiographer’s response. Upon successful course completion, students will be able to apply basic patient care techniques and medical ethics in a clinical setting as an entry level student.

Prerequisites

RAD100

Corequisites

RAD110

Credit Hours: 
2.00
Catalog Code: 
RAD105