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ANSC 252L: Diagnostic Imaging for Veterinary Technicians Lab (1 credit)

Course Description

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. (3 hours laboratory)

Pre-Requisite(s): Admission into the Veterinary Technology program. Students enrolling in ANSC 252 are required to show proof of current health insurance and sign a liability waiver.

Co-Requisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in ANSC 252.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • 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.

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page last updated: April 28, 2014

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