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RADON 150 Pathology • 4 Cr.

Description:

Studies changes that occur in disease and injury, and their application to the radiologic sciences. Students review basic concepts of oncologic pathology. Prerequisite: Acceptance into program.

Outcomes:

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Define the words associated with alterations of cell growth.
  • Describe the history and theory of image production of CT, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasound, and Bone Densitometry.
  • Discuss the rational and indications for imaging studies using CT, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasound, and Bone Densitometry.
  • Compare and contrast acute and chronic inflammation.
  • Describe how tumors are classified, staged and graded; and compare and contrast benign and malignant neoplasms.
  • Describe the normal structure and function of the blood, heart, blood vessels, excretory system, gastrointestinal system, respiratory system, endocrine system, reproductive system, nervous system, musculoskeletal system, and skin.
  • Identify the four types of body habitus; and describe the location and structures of the four quadrants and nine regions of the abdomen.
  • Describe the etiology, clinical manifestations, and prognosis of diseases of the blood, heart, blood vessels, excretory system, gastrointestinal system, respiratory system, endocrine system, reproductive system, nervous system, musculoskeletal system, and skin.
  • List and explain the diagnostic procedures used to diagnose diseases of the blood, heart, blood vessels, excretory system, gastrointestinal system, respiratory system, endocrine system, reproductive system, nervous system, musculoskeletal system, and skin.

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3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
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