ANSC 252L : Diagnostic Imaging for Veterinary Technicians Lab

This lab trains students to safely and effectively use x-ray technology to obtain diagnostic radiographs of the skeletal- and soft anatomy of companion animals.

Prerequisites

Admission in the Veterinary Technology Program and a grade of ā€œCā€ or better in all completed ANSC courses

Corequisites

Concurrent enrollment in ANSC 252.

Course Outcomes

  • Utilize radiographic equipment to expose and develop radiographic films in order to create diagnostic radiographic images.
  • Properly label and file radiographic films and complete radiographic logs and reports.
  • Utilize radiographic contrast agents to produce diagnostic images of urinary and GI organs.
  • Perform radiographic techniques utilized in screening for canine hip dysplasia.
  • Demonstrate proper maintenance and troubleshooting of radiographic equipment.
  • Position companion animals safely and humanely for radiographic studies.

Course Details

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