It’s a skill-oriented course to provide a Knowledge, Understanding and practice to an individual to perform diagnostic imaging examinations such as X-ray images, and Mammography scans under the guidance of a Radiologist. Prepare the patients, unit & machine for tests. keep patient records and test recommended along with maintaining the standards of equipment.
The objectives of this subject are:
- Covers the practical application of radiography in the paramedical profession.
- Includes principles of x-ray production, the operation and uses of x-ray machines, the care and development of films, and radiographic positioning of patients.
- Prerequisites: Admission to the X-Ray Technology program.
- Use an understanding of diagnostic quality images to determine options to correct deficiencies and to maximize diagnostic benefit and minimize radiation exposure based on repeated images.
- Apply knowledge of the health risks and effective safety procedures and professional judgment to minimize risks to personnel and patients during radiographic procedures.
The trainee will submit a Practice/Project/Learning record after each class/session.
- The assessment agencies should have an expert to conduct assessment NOS wise and every trainee should score a minimum of 70% in the overall assessment
- The assessment of the theory
Anatomy & Physiology:
Skeletal System, .Respiratory system, Digestive System, Urinary system, Central nervous system, Endocrine system, Reproductive system
Sound & Heat, A.C. and D.C. power supply, Rectification and Transformers, Electromagnetic radiation spectrum and its properties, Production of X and gamma rays, Radioactivity, Interaction of radiation with matter, Thermoluminescent dosimeter (TLD), Radiation protection.
Module – 3
Principles of imaging:
X-ray films, Intensifying screens, X-ray cassettes, Darkroom and types of equipment in Darkroom, Developer & fixer, Automatic Processing system, LASER Printer.
Construction of Equipment:
Stationery anode x-ray tube, rotating anode x-ray tube, Beam Restrictors, Grids, Fluoroscopy, Image Intensifier tube, Portable and mobile x-ray units, Dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA).
Radiographic Technique– 1:
Upper limb, Lower Limb, Vertebral column, Skull Radiography, Chest X-Ray, Abdominal X-Ray. Views: AP, PA, LATERAL, OBLIQUE, RAO, LAO
Module – 6
Radiographic Special Procedures:
Contrast media used in the x-ray department (inclusive of those applicable to CT & MRI), Barium meal, Barium swallow, Barium enema, BMFT, IPV, HSG, RGU, MCUG, Myelography, Sialography, Angiography
Mammography & Ultrasound:
Mammography Machine, Views, Ultrasound, Transducer, Probes, Properties of Ultrasound. Doppler Ultra Sound.
- Construction and working of X-ray tube
- Types of X-ray tube and its construction
- Radiographic positioning, preparation, indication and contraindication of Chest AP /PA
- Radiographic positioning, preparation, indication and contraindication of Upper limb AP/LATERAL
- Radiographic positioning, preparation, indication and contraindication Lower limb AP/LATERAL
- Human Anatomy- Respiratory system/ Central Nervous system/ Reproductive system/Digestive system/ Urinary system/Skeletal system
- Radiographic positioning, preparation, indication and contraindication of mammography CC and MLO view
- Design, Construction and working of mammography equipment
- X-ray film/ Intensifying screen and its construction
Darkroom construction and Equipment’s / Accessories