Radiologic Technology II (8376/36 weeks) Course Description
|Suggested Grade Levels:||12|
|Prerequisites:||Radiologic Technology I (8375/36 weeks)|
Students will identify the basic components and functions associated with radiologic equipment and develop a scientific understanding of the technical factors and physical concepts required to produce and evaluate quality images. They will practice the use of radiation protection techniques, such as the as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA) principle, and explore imaging modalities. Students will also investigate career opportunities and the processes to obtain and maintain professional certifications within the field of imaging sciences.
NOTE: This course has specific state laws and regulations from a governing medical board or agency. Please contact the Virginia Department of Education, Office of Career and Technical Education prior to implementing this course. All inquiries may be sent to email@example.com.
Career Clusters and Pathways
For federal reporting (choose one)
- Health Science
- Diagnostics Services
- Therapeutic Services
Upon completion of the course
A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.
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