RAD312 - Advanced Radiography

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Subject Title
Advanced Radiography

Subject Description
This course is designed as a continuation of RAD 212 with continual emphasis on the positioning of small and large animals utilizing non-manual restraint whenever possible.  Radiographs of superior quality for diagnostic purposes will be obtained with minimum risk to you. This course will give you the opportunity to study dental radiographs, hip studies, contrast studies, large and exotic animals, and alternate imaging modalities.

Credit Status
Upon successful completion, one credit will be awarded

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  1. Safely produce and process diagnostic quality radiographs that demonstrate maximum attention to production detail and minimal technical errors.
  1. With emphasis on non-manual restraint, position both small and large animals for the various common views. In small animals, also demonstrate hip dysplasia, PennHIP ® and contrast media. All will be completed so that optimum information is evidenced on the film.
  1. Produce diagnostic dental radiographs using regular and dental x-ray machines.
  1. Look at radiographs and either orally or in writing, accurately describe positioning, production and quality information, technical errors, anatomy and methods of improvement.
  1. Have a theoretical knowledge of alternate imaging modalities, i.e Ultrasound, CT, MRI and Fluoroscopy.
  1. Demonstrate proper radiation safety at all times during the lab.
  1. Formulate and follow a technique chart for small animal radiographic use.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.