2018-2019 Catalog 
    Feb 08, 2023  
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RADR 2271 - Computers in the Imaging Sciences

2 Credits (2 hrs. lec.) Overview of computer information systems. Introduces hardware, software, and procedures in the imaging sciences. This course introduces students to word processing, presentation media, and software applications applicable to medical imaging. Prerequisite: RADR 1313  with a minimum grade of C. 
Course Outcomes
1 - Identify the components of a computer system and its application in the medical field of imaging.
2 - Demonstrates ability to use computer-based technology in communicating, solving problems, and acquiring information.
3 - Demonstrates an understanding of the limits, problems, and possibilities associated with the use of technology.
4 - Demonstrates an understanding of the development of tools necessary to evaluate and learn new technologies as they become available.
5 - Delineate the uses of information technology in the imaging sciences and the related security, ethical and legal issues associated with the use of these systems.
6 - Use the following computing applications as they relate to radiology: radiologic information systems (RIS), hospital information systems (HIS), and picture archiving communication systems (PACS) and the impact these systems have had on careers and society.