2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
    Oct 03, 2022  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

CTG 210 - CT Patient Care and Safety

1 CR
This course prepares the CT student to safely practice within the hospital or ambulatory care setting. Students will discuss the importance of patient assessment. Emphasis will be placed on radiation safety and contrast administration.

Additional Information: Formal admission to the Computed Tomography Technologist Program required.
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe proper procedures for patient screening.
  2. Explain the age-specific considerations necessary when performing CT procedures.
  3. Discuss radiation practices for the CT patient.
  4. Discuss the methods of practicing the as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA) concept with digital systems.
  5. Discuss general radiation safety and protection practices associated with examinations in CT.
  6. Describe the importance of standard precautions and isolation procedures.