Course: HSCI 483A. Medical Imaging Pathology (2)
Prerequisites: HSCI 284, HSCI 302, or ARRT Certification. Corequisite: HSCI 387. Understanding the basic principles of pathology is an essential part of the radiologic technologist’s training. Knowing how disease processes work and recognizing the radiographic appearance of specific diseases can aid the technologist in selecting proper modalities and determining the need for repeat radiographs in different situations. This kind of knowledge enables the radiologic technologist to become a more competent professional and a contributing member of the diagnostic team.