Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description

RTT-215 - Medical Imaging and Simulation (2 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: RTT101, RTT111, RTT102, RTT112, RTT120, RTT201, RTT202 COREQUISITES: RTT211, RTT212
This is a course which covers two main components of radiation therapy technology. The first section will provide the student with the opportunity to examine human structure as it appears through medical imaging. The student will be required to recognize and identify anatomical landmarks utilized as reference points in patient positioning and set up. Emphasis is placed on cross-sectional anatomy. The second section of the course will provide the student with the fundamentals of radiographic exposure technique. Processing of images will be discussed as they are related to simulations and treatment planning with a focus on three-dimensional views. This course requires a per credit health career fee; check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate.

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