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X-Ray - Artifacts and Film Processing
GEHC-SHSRA-TNSC-XR8905
Technologist Education
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Product Overview

What separates a highly skilled X-ray technician from an average one is the knowledge to eliminate the blemishes in the radiograph that may hinder a true diagnosis.  This course will train you to review the various forms of artifacts caused by the defects in X-ray tube and receptor, defects that are patient related or related to post-processing, and to analyze each artifact and its possible causes.  This course will also take you through the nuances of film processing, such as the interpretation of X-ray; the layout, structure and design of a darkroom; the functions of illumination and equipment used in a darkroom; the maintenance and cleaning procedures of a darkroom; the storage conditions of a film in a darkroom; the structure and types of film, as well as latent image formation; the conventional processing techniques in detail and the image defects associated therein; the structure, types and importance of intensifying screens; the structure of a film cassette, its significance and its types; and finally the various photographic characteristics involved in determining radiographic image quality.   By the end of this course, you will be able to Describe radiographic artifacts. Explain the conventional radiographic film processing and digital radiographic film processing Understand use of magnets and RF coils  

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