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RAD 264 - Cross Sectional Imaging

Credits: 1
Introduces sectional anatomy as imaged in modalities such as Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), and Positron Emission Tomography (PET).

Prerequisite(s): RAD 110 , RAD 120W , RAD 122 , RAD 150 , RAD 205W , RAD 210W , RAD 215 , LWA 206B , LWA 206C  each with a "C" (2.0) minimum grade
Corequisite(s): RAD 135 , RAD 140W , RAD 230 , RAD 235  
Lecture Hours: 15 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: No

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Discuss the basis of sectional imaging and anatomy and identify basic terminology.
    1. Identify anatomic positions and planes.
    2. Discuss directional and regional terminology.
    3. Identify external and internal landmarks.
    4. Identify body cavities.
  2. Develop an understanding of various methods of displaying sectional images.
    1. Describe gray scale.
    2. Describe reformation and 3-Dimensional Imaging.
  3. Evaluate cross sectional images and identify anatomy.
    1. Identify cross sectional anatomy of the head and brain.
      1. Surface anatomy of the brain
      2. Sinuses
      3. Facial bones
      4. Cranial bones
      5. Lobes of the brain and midline cerebral hemisphere structures
      6. Cranial nerves
      7. Brainstem and adjoining structures
      8. Arteries
      9. Veins
      10. Ventricular system
      11. Meninges
      12. Basal ganglia
      13. Orbit
      14. Anatomical structures of the brain
      15. Lines of angulation
      16. Anatomical landmarks
    2. Identify cross sectional anatomy of the neck.
      1. Bones
      2. Organs
      3. Vasculature and neurovasculature
      4. Musculature
    3. Identify cross sectional anatomy of the chest and mediastinum.
      1. Bony thorax
      2. Pulmonary structures
      3. Mediastinal structures
      4. Breasts
      5. Musculature
    4. Identify cross sectional anatomy of the abdomen.
      1. Quadrants
      2. Addison's planes
      3. Branches of the abdominal aorta
      4. Tributaries of the vena cava
      5. Tributaries of the vena cava
      6. Abdominal organs and structures
    5. Identify cross sectional anatomy of the pelvis.
      1. Arterial
      2. Pelvic organs
    6. Identify cross sectional anatomy of the musculoskeletal system
      1. Upper extremities
      2. Lower extremities



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