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RADT 474 Venipuncture for Contrast Media Administration

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Course Description

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.

Units: 1
Degree Credit
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).
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU