ANSC 252L: Diagnostic Imaging for Veterinary Technicians Lab

Credits 1 Lab Hours 3

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.


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


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.