Continuing Education

MRAD135 - Radiation Science and Apparatus I

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Course Overview

Operating the x-ray equipment is integral to practicing the art and science of Medical Radiological Technology. Technological advances have allowed for the changes in the imaging process with various imaging receptors. This online course will provide you with a review of x-ray producing equipment, image receptors, the process of image acquisition and the principals of controlling scattered radiation.

This course is for those who reentering the clinical environment. The skills obtained in this course will allow you to describe the scientific process behind producing images.

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Delivery Methods

  • Face to Face: class is scheduled in-person, with face-to-face instruction
  • Blended: class has a portion of face-to-face and online interaction
  • Hyflex: class has a flexible structure where it's optional for students to attend sessions in the classroom, participate online, or do both.
  • Remote Live Delivery: replaced online synchronous, where classes are fully online and scheduled at a specific time for students to attend.
  • Remote On-Demand Delivery: replaced online asynchronous, where students can engage with online class content at different times.
  • Remote Independent: online learning where content is self-led and no instructor.
  • Work Placement: class is a work placement
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