Ethics. Law as applied to radiography. Health care. Healthcare delivery. Systems. Health policy (national and international). Planning of health facilities and services. General management principles as applied to a radiography department. Purchase specifications processors and basic x-ray equipment. Comparison for clinical use. Accepting criteria. Radiation safety: Simplifying and standardizing technique. Radiation protection and control (personnel and patients). Quality assurance: Introduction. Quality patient care and assessment. Reject film analysis and research report. Quality control tests and corrective action. Film evaluation.
1 lecture per week, 1 seminar per week, 2 discussion classes per week
Language of tuition
Module is presented in English
Period of presentation
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