This course introduces theories of disease causation and the pathophysiologic disorders that compromise healthy systems as applied to the radiographer. Etiology, responses and radiographic manifestations will be discussed. Each major body system will be included to address radiographic appearance of disease and disease management. The major emphasis of this course is how radiographic examinations demonstrate different pathologies.
|The following courses must be taken prior to this course|
|RAD 103 - Radiation Protection and Biology, RAD 214 - Clinical Education IV, and RAD 221 - Radiographic Procedures III|
|The following courses must be taken along side this course|
|RAD 224 - Clinical Education V. May be taken prior or during course.|
|RAD 250 - Professional Issues in Radiography. May be taken prior or during course.|