Courses & Programs

Patient Care 1

COURSE CODE: RDL 115

CREDITS: 3

PREREQUISITES: Prerequisite: Acceptance into programCorequisites: RDL 132 and RDL 122

Introduces new radiography students to the basic skills required for participation in the clinical experience portions of the program. Topics covered are basic patient care procedures, medical ethics and law, confidentiality, infection control, diagnostic and treatment tubes, medical records, medical liability, medications and venipuncture, medical emergencies, pathophysiology, healthy lifestyle education, and a study of the leading causes of death. Sessions include demonstration and practice of patient care procedures. A grade of C+ or better is required in all RDL courses to remain in and graduate from this program. Prerequisite: Acceptance into programCorequisites: RDL 132 and RDL 122