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Course Description

Code4 TRNTH2
NameIntership: Plain Radiography 2
Credits5 ects
ObjectivesThe student is able to
- perform the most common plain radiographic examinations according to the process thinking principles
- work according to the ethical principles in the field
- use the 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 techniques used in plain radiographic examinations
- position the patient for imaging projections
- work according to the principles of radiation protection by taking both patient and work safety into account
- evaluate plain x-rays on the basis of the criteria for a good x-ray image
- perform technical quality assurance measurements under supervision and explain the importance of the results for plain radiography imaging
- work as a good work community member
- find further information on his or her professional field
- assess his or her professional skills and competence
Content- x-rays of bones and skeleton, respiratory system , abdomen and maxillary sinus as well as panoramic plain radiographic examinations
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
Grading ScalePassed (S) - 0
Course material- Internship instructions
PrerequisitesMathematical and Scientific , Basis of a Radiographer’s Profession 5 c,
Basics of a Radiographer’s Profession 5 cr, Anatomy and Physiology 5 cr, Plain Radiography 5 cr, Caring Skills 1 5 cr, Caring Skills II 5 cr,, Data protection and security training, Clinical Nursing and Diagnostics Examinations 5 cr , Internship: Caring Skills 5 cr,
Other Considerations
ContactLaitinen Kaija


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