VET 205 - Imaging Techniques 2 credits
An introduction to veterinary diagnostic imaging. Emphasis on radiology and ultrasonography, but will also cover computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, fluoroscopy and scintigraphy. Topics will include machines and function; occupational safety procedures, including potential hazards, personal protective equipment and patient considerations; technique charts; exposure values; and imagine processing. Concepts and positioning techniques will be applied in VET 208 - Senior Lab 2.
Notes: The restraint and handling of animals as well as exposure to anesthetic agents (gases, injectable, etc.) and electromagnetic radiation may be a required part of this course.
Prerequisites: VET 202 - Anesthetic and Surgical Procedures for Veterinary Technicians , VET 204 - Senior Lab 1 , and VET 211 - Veterinary Technology Internship 2 .