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Course Title: RADIOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUE AND FILM PROCESSING/ANALYSIS 1 Course Outline:
I. Processing Room Design
(2 Hours Lec.; 4 Hours Lab.)
1. Size and location
2. Construction considerations
3. Entrances
4. Lighting and ventilation
5. Drainage system
II. Imaging Accessories
(8 Hours Lec.; 14 Hours Lab.)
1. Radiographic Film
2.1. Types of Films
2.2. Film construction
2.3. Handling and storage
2. Film holders
3.4. Cardboard film holder
3.5. Cassette with intensifying screen
3. Film hangers and dryers
III. Processing of Latent Image
(14 Hours Lec.; 18 Hours Lab.)
1. System of Film processing
2.1. Manual
2.2. Automatic
2.3. Daylight
2. Chemical components
3.4. Developer
3.5. Rinsing
3.6. Fixer
IV. Radiographic Image Quality
(6 Hours Lec.; 10 Hours Lab.)
1. Contrast
2. Density
3. Resolution
4. Mottle
5. Graininess
6. Effect of focal spot
V. Radiographic Film Analysis
(6 Hours Lec.; 10 Hours Lab.)
1. Processing faults
2.1. Causes and remedies
2. Artifacts
3.2. Causes and remedies

Course Title: RADIOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUE AND FILM PROCESSING/ANALYSIS II Course Outline:
I. Technical Factors
(8 Hours Lec.; 6 Hours Lab.)
1. Factors governing radiographic contrast
2. Factors governing radiographic density
3. Factors governing geometric detail, visibility and distortion of detail II. Radiographic Contrast
(14 Hours Lec.; 14 Hours Lab.)
1. Factors affecting contrast
2.1. kVp
2.2. mAs
2.3. Grid
2.4. Intensifying Screen
2.5. Beam restrictors
2.6. Film processing
2. Types of contrast
3.7. Short and long scale contrast
3.8. High and low contrast
3. Technique conversion factors
4.9. The 15% kVp rule
4.10. kVp and mAs relationship
4.11. kVp and Exposure Time relationship
4.12. Technique change when using beam restrictor
4.13. Correction factor for varying intensifying screen speeds 4.14. Grid conversion factor
4.15. Age correction factor
4.16. Correction factor for orthopedic radiographic
III. Radiographic Density
(12 Hours Lec.; 12 Hours Lab.)
1. Factors affecting radiographic density
2.1. mAs as controlling factor of density
2.2. Influencing factor for density
2.3.1. Focal film distance
2.3.2. kVp
2.3.3. Pathology
2.3.4. Film processing
2.3.5. Intensifying screen
2.3.6. Film emulsion
2.3.7. Heel effect
2.3. mAs- SID relationship
2.4. kVp- mAs relationship
2.5. Mathematical conversion factoring
IV. Geometric Detail, Visibility and Distortion of Detail (14 Hours Lec.; 14 Hours Lab.)
1. Factors affecting detail and distortion
2.1. Motion
2.2. Focal spot size
2.3. Object-film distance
2.4. Focal-film distance
2.5. Intensfying screen contract
2.6. Non-screen holder
2.7. Film-screen contract
2.8. Target-object-film alignment
2. Types of motion
3.9. Voluntary
3.10. Involuntary
3.11. Limiting motion unsharpness
3.12. Advantages of motion in radiodraphy
3. Effect of focal spot size to radiographic definition
4. Object-film distance
5. Focal-film distance
6. Intensifying screen speed
7. Film-screen contract
8. Tube-object-film alignment
V. Radiographic Film Analysis/ Evaluation
(6 Hours Lec.; 8 Hours Lab.)

Course Title: RADIOGRAPHIC POSITIONING AND RADIOLOGIC PROCEDURES

Course Outline:

I. Anatomic and radiographic Positioning Terminology
(2 Hours Lec.; 4 Hours lab.)
1. Body planes and positions
2. Divisions of the abdomen
3. Surface landmarks
4. Body habitus
5. Anatomic terms
6. Radiographic positioning terms
7.1. Body part...
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