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Course Description

Code4 TRNTH1
NameIntership: Plain Radiography 1
Credits5 ects
ObjectivesThe student has the ability to
- perform the most common plain radiographic examinations according to the process thinking principles
- use electronic patient data systems responsibly
- guide, counsel and monitor patients of different ages and provide care for them during plain radiographic examinations
- choose the imaging technique used in plain radiographic examinations
- position the patient for image projections
- work according to the principles of radiation protection and by taking both patient and work safety into account
- evaluate plain x-rays on the basis of the criteria for a good x-ray
- perform technical quality assurance measurements and explain the importance of the results for plain radiography imaging
- be a good work community member
- find further information on his or her professional field
- assess his or her professional skills
Content- x-rays of bones and skeleton, respiratory system , abdomen and maxillary sinus as well as panoramic plain radiographic examinations, PLE
Requirements- internship in the x-ray departments of health centres and hospitals providing specialised medical care (regional hospital) , writing down the starting level and objectives in a blog, assessment of one’s own learning and skills in tutorials
Grading ScalePassed (S) - 0
Course materialInternship instructions
PrerequisitesMathematical and Scientific Basis for a Radiographer’s Profession 5 cr
Basics of a Radiographer’s Profession 5 cr, Anatomy and Physiology 5 cr,
Plain Radiography 5 cr, Caring Skills1 5 cr, Caring skills II 5 cr, Clinical Treatment and Diagnostics Examinations 5 cr , Internship: Caring Skills 5 cr, Data protection and security training
Other Considerations
ContactLaitinen Kaija


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