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    Chiropractic Assistant

    Georgia Training Course for Operators of Xray Equipment

    Hours 1 - 2
    • Understand how x-rays are produced
    • Prepare a patient to have an x-ray examination
    • Recognize basic x-ray terminology
    • Recall patient positioning and x-ray projection terms
    • Recognize new advances in the radiology field
    • Visualize the basic positioning of the views discussed
    • Identify x-ray machine components
    • Describe particular views that make up an x-ray series
    • Recall general anatomy that will be seen on a certain view
    • Discuss the x-ray technique of the views described
    Hours 3 - 4
    • Demonstrate the basics of a radiographic shoulder series
    • Understand the positioning of the elbow joint
    • Recognize possible wrist injuries based on patient history
    • Recall positioning of hand, fingers and thumb radiographs
    • Summarize chest x-ray basics
    • Identify the views in a hip series
    • Demonstrate the positioning of the knee joint in a radiographic series
    • Understand the basics of ankle x-rays and injuries
    • Recall the positioning for x-rays of the foot and toes
    • Summarize the general anatomy of the lower extremities
    Hours 5 - 6
    • Discuss safety measurements when taking x-rays
    • Review mistakes to Avoid when Taking Radiographs
    • Outline tips for Taking Optimal Radiographs
    • Discuss proper darkroom technique
    • Address safety measurements

    Lynne Kirkutis, DC


    $120.00 USD

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