Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

HSC-281 Limited Practice Radiography (5)

Emphasis is placed on providing the knowledge and skills necessary to provide maximum protection from ionizing radiation for the patient and personnel. Includes basic physics as applied to X-ray machines and technology; film processing; patient position; preparation for radiographs of the chest, extremities and spine; film evaluation; and radiation protection. The course meets the rules and regulations of the state of Iowa for radiation-emitting equipment. Credits: 5, Hours: (4/2/0/0), Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B