This course will provide students’ with a basic knowledge of drugs utilized in the medical community. Students will be able to identify the various classifications of medical drugs and their purpose in the human body. This course will also cover the process by which drugs are safely administered, absorbed, and distributed in the human body. Radiographic contrast agents and their properties will be discussed in regards to the role of the radiographer. Infection Control and prevention techniques will also be reviewed. This course will inform students of the role of the radiographer in regards to scope of practice in regards to medication or contrast administration. 15 clock hours.
C or higher required for graduation.