2021-2022 Catalog 
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2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CTC 110 - Patient Care and Safety (3 Credits)

This course introduces students to patient care and assessment for computed tomography (CT) imaging exams. Contrast administration and venipuncture techniques are explained. Students learn contrast administration precautions and management of medical emergencies in the CT suite. Radiation safety and minimizing patient radiation exposure for CT exam protocols is explained. Lecture Hours: 39. Prerequisite(s): Graduation from a program accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and permission of the department head. Course Fee: $50. Usually offered in the spring.