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RTE 1111 - Introduction to Radiographic Patient Care

2 Credit Hours

This course is designed to prepare radiography students to provide basic patient care. Basic concepts of patient care will be described, as well as infection control procedures and standard precautions. This course includes hospital specific training. Health risks, life stages, HIV/AIDs and domestic violence will be discussed. This course also includes an introduction to medical and radiographic terminology. Topics include vital signs, venipuncture, body mechanics and transport, verbal/nonverbal communication, and some pharmacology.

Prerequisite(s): admission to the Radiography Program.

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