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RATEC 108 Positioning & Related Anatomy II • 3 Cr.

Description:

Provides demonstration and film evaluation experience in positioning and related anatomy of the spine, pelvis, and lower extremities. Format includes one hour lecture and two hours lab each week. Prerequisite: Acceptance into program or permission of instructor.

Outcomes:

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Identify and describe the bones of the upper extremity, lower extremity, and pelvic girdle.
  • Locate and name surface markings found on the radius, ulna, humerus, scapula, clavicle, phalanges, metatarsals, tarsals, tibia, fibula, patella, femur, and pelvis.
  • Classify the articulations of the radius, ulna, humerus, scapula, clavicle, phalanges, metatarsals, tarsals, tibia, fibula, patella, femur, and pelvis; and identify their type of movement.
  • List and describe the basic and supplemental positions/projections of the upper extremity, lower extremity, and pelvic girdle to include preferred type and size of image receptor, central ray location, and structures best visualized.
  • Describe equipment considerations and exposure factors relative to radiography of the upper extremity, lower extremity, and pelvic girdle.
  • Demonstrate the basic positions/projections of the upper extremity, lower extremity, and pelvic girdle.
  • State the criteria used to determine positioning accuracy on radiographs of the upper extremity, lower extremity, and pelvic girdle.
  • Evaluate radiographs of the upper extremity, lower extremity, and pelvic girdle in terms of positioning, centering, image quality, radiographic anatomy, and simple pathology.
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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
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