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RTC 102 RECORDING MEDIA – Laboratory

RTC 102 – Recording Media

Course Outline

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:

  1. demonstrate the properties of radiographic film and image intensifying screens and analyze the influence of each property on the resultant image;
  2. relate properties of radiographic film and image intensifying screens to specific procedure applications; and
  3. describe the operation of an automatic film processor and its components.