# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Radiologic Technology II Task 1750098585

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Measure a radiologic patient’s vital signs.

Definition

Measurement should include
  • the use of equipment and the ability to read results
  • the need to assess, record, and detect variations from the norm in the patient’s vital signs, such as
    • pulse oximetry
    • temperature
    • blood pressure
    • pulse
    • respiration.

Process/Skill Questions

  • When might a radiologic technologist need to take vital signs?
  • How should a radiologic technologist respond in the case of abnormal vital signs?
  • What is a normal heart rate for a child?
  • What is a normal respiration rate for an adult?