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BMET 130 - Introduction to Biomedical Imaging

Credits: 3
Lecture Contact Hours: 3
Description: This is an introductory course for BMET students or professionals working in the field who want to learn about biomedical imaging. The students will explore the topics of biomedical imaging, including safety, standards, terminology and radiology modalities. They also will be introduced to a variety of clinical imaging applications in use today.

Prerequisites: None.
Corequisites: None.
Recommended: None.

Course Category: Occupational
This Course is Typically Offered: Winter Only
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Course Competencies
  1. Explain radiology safety procedures related to biomedical imaging.
  2. Evaluate radiology protection standards for patients, staff and service personnel.
  3. Outline the biological effects of radiation on patients and staff.
  4. istinguish electrical and high-voltage safety procedures.
  5. Summarize radiology physics as it relates to biomedical imaging applications.
  6. Define common radiology terms used in the biomedical imaging field.
  7. Differentiate clinical applications of biomedical applications for patients and clinicians.
  8. Outline the health and safety standards for biomedical imaging set by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Joint Commission for hospital accreditation, local governments and state governments.
  9. Differentiate between radiology modalities used in imaging.
  10. Explain image storage systems and transfer protocols.

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