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Course Description

Code4 TRNAT05
NamePlain Radiography
Credits5 ects
ObjectivesThe student is able to
- prepare a patient for a plain radiographic examination according to the process thinking principles
- position a patient for a plain radiographic examination according to the process thinking principles
- use literature in English to learn more about patient positioning for plain radiographic projections
- apply the radiation protection principles to a plain radiographic examination
- define the criteria for a good x-ray
- use radiologic knowledge in plain radiographic examinations
Content- plain radiography, plain radiographic examinations, preparing a patient for and counselling him or her on a plain - radiographic examination according to the process thinking principles
- the imaging techniques and projections used in plain radiographic examinations, the principles and quality assurance of radiation protection
- radiology of plain radiographic examinations
Requirements- key lectures, group assignments, skills workshops, lessons in skills workshops, skills tests, process assignment concerning plain radiographic examinations , group exam
- summarising the source material in English and writing the information down on a form
Grading Scale0 - 5
Course material- to be announced at the beginning of the course and eMaterial
PrerequisitesMathematical and Scientific Basis for a Radiographer’s Profession 5 cr,
Basics of a Radiographer’s Profession 5 cr, Anatomy and Physiology 5 cr
Other Considerations
ContactLaitinen Kaija

 

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