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Fall 2020 - Summer 2021 Course Catalog 
Fall 2020 - Summer 2021 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RAD 112 - Radiologic Terms, Ethics & Law

2 credits

Elements of medical terminology: prefixes, word roots, singular & plural forms. Spelling of medical terms classified as homonyms, interpretation of abbreviations, symbols and terms associated with each body system. Introduction to Ethics and Law in radiologic sciences. Case studies, patient rights, consent, medical records, medical negligence and standards of patient care are discussed. The role of the radiographer in maintaining and promoting professional conduct toward the patient are also discussed.

Notes: Was RAD 228 previous to Fall 2010.

Pre or Corequisites: Registered in Rad Tec plan.

Offered fall semester.