RTC 102 RECORDING MEDIA – Laboratory
RTC 102 – Recording Media
Course Number & Name: RTC 102 Recording Media
Credit Hours: 1.0 Contact Hours: 1.0 Lecture: 1.0 Lab: N/A Other: N/A
Prerequisites: Formal acceptance into the Radiography Program
Co-requisites: None Concurrent Courses: None
Course Description: This course is designed to develop the necessary knowledge and skills to perform darkroom procedures with accuracy and efficiency. Students are provided a full understanding of the chemical constituents of processing solutions and their function. Critiques of radiographic films are conducted.
Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:
- demonstrate the properties of radiographic film and image intensifying screens and analyze the influence of each property on the resultant image;
- relate properties of radiographic film and image intensifying screens to specific procedure applications; and
- describe the operation of an automatic film processor and its components.