2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
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CVI 133L - Radiation Physics & Safety Lab

1 Credit Hours
This course will provide the fundamentals of x-rays and their imaging; from the basics of how they occur to the more sophisticated imaging chain. Students will also study the specifications and physical characteristics of an x-ray beam, the different imaging modalities and receptors, the controlling factors of x-ray exposures and the effects that they have on the beam as well as the resultant image. The different methods of storing that image and processing the role the computer plays in generating it will be covered. The student shall develop understanding for positioning the patient under fluoroscopy; also learn their role in and the importance of radiation safety and protection for the patient and the operator.

Corequisites: CVI 133  

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