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ATTR 818 Medical Imaging

ATTR 818.  Medical Imaging.  1 Credits.     

An introduction to medical imaging and an overview of its role in the health care delivery system. Topics include basic imaging equipment with an emphasis on digital acquisition and processing. Factors affecting the quality of images and limitations to the techniques are reviewed. Imaging techniques covered include: X-rays, CT scans, Nuclear medicine, ultrasound, MRI and PET. This course will include a component covering the microscopic anatomy of cells. Prerequisite: Successful completion of the first 3 semesters of the MSAT curriculum or permission of instructor.