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RATEC 109 Positioning & Related Anatomy III • 3 Cr.

Description:

Provides demonstration and film evaluation experience in positioning and related anatomy of the skull, facial bones, sinuses, and mastoids. 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 vertebral column, bony thorax, skull and face.
  • Locate and name surface markings found on the sacrum, coccyx, vertebrae, ribs, sternum, skull and facial bones.
  • Identify and describe the positioning planes, points, lines and abbreviations frequently used in positioning the skull and facial bones.
  • Classify the articulations of the sacrum, coccyx, vertebrae, ribs, sternum, skull and facial bones; and identify their type of movement.
  • List and describe the basic and supplemental positions/projections of the sacrum, coccyx, spine, ribs, sternum, skull, facial bones and paranasal sinuses 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 sacrum, coccyx, spine, ribs, sternum, skull, facial bones and paranasal sinuses.
  • Demonstrate the basic positions/projections of the sacrum, coccyx, spine, ribs, sternum, skull, facial bones and paranasal sinuses.
  • State the criteria used to determine positioning accuracy on radiographs of the sacrum, coccyx, spine, ribs, sternum, skull, facial bones and paranasal sinuses.
  • Evaluate radiographs of the of the sacrum, coccyx, spine, ribs, sternum, skull, facial bones and paranasal sinuses 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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