Courses & Programs

Veterinary Radiology

COURSE CODE: VET 265

CREDITS: 2

PREREQUISITES: Prerequisite: C or better in VET 133, VET 140 and VET 145Prerequisite or Corequisite: VET 134

Introduces the principles of radiation as a diagnostic tool. X-rays and their production, differences in film types and intensifying screens, technique charts, position of the patient for radiographing, use and care of equipment, darkroom procedures and film storage, special radiographic procedures, and radiation poisoning and protection from radiation are covered. Proper methods of radiographing patients in order to produce a good quality radiograph with a minimum of risk are stressed. Current rabies and tetanus vaccination required. Students will be required to participate in radiographing animals. Restricted to Veterinary Technician students.Prerequisite: C or better in VET 133, VET 140 and VET 145Prerequisite or Corequisite: VET 134