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RAD 112 - Patient Care and Medical Terminology Units: 2

This course covers nursing procedures and practices relative to radiological technology with emphasis on patient handling, safety, comfort and communications as employed by the radiological technologist. Aseptic techniques and procedures used to maintain a sterile field are explained. Etymology of disease terms, nomenclature of surgical procedures and use of prefixes, suffixes, roots, combining forms and plurals of medical terms are covered. Two (2) hours of class time per week are required.

Transferability: May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: Selection to the Radiological Technology Program and concurrent enrollment in all semester I courses.

Term Offered: Fall