Students learn concepts and techniques of venipuncture used by radiologic technologists
for the administration of contrast material, the pharmacology of dose units, and response
to allergic reaction. Puncture techniques are practiced on a manikin and ten venipuncture
are performed on a human being. This course meets the statutory requirements of California
Health and Safety Codes.
Letter Grade Only
- Lecture hours/semester: 8-9
- Lab hours/semester: 24-27
- Homework hours/semester: 16-18
Prerequisites: California full certification as a radiologic technologist or enrollment as a second-year
student in a two-year radiologic technology program. Current CPR and Basic Life Support
for health care provider approved by the American Heart Association (AHA).