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Fundamentals of Imaging Equipment Operation

Course Number: 10605217
Credits: 2.00

Course Description

10-605-217 FUNDAMENTALS OF IMAGING EQUIPMENT OPERATION ...Analyzes the operation of x-ray images and the inter-relationship of exposure factors and conditions. (Prerequisites: 10-605-216, X-Ray Tube Physics)

Course Typically Offered

  • Fall

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Course Competencies

  1. Calculate radiographic exposures typically used to produce radiographic images
  2. Outline the inter-relationship of x-ray exposure factors
  3. Explain the operation of key x-ray system components and their role in achieving optimum image quality
  4. Predict the affect upon image quality with alterations in exposure conditions
  5. Discuss the varying equipment designs and their clinical benefits, in a contemporary medical imaging department