Bone Densitometry (MIS301)
This course will provide a basic overview of the skills and concepts necessary to perform Bone Densitometry examinations in the clinical setting. It is designed to provide education for healthcare professionals currently performing or planning to perform Bone Densitometry Examinations. Quality management, equipment operation, radiation protection, patient care, procedures, protocols, and specialized imaging techniques will be discussed to provide the student with a firm knowledge base of all aspects of Bone Densitometry. Bone disease processes including osteoporosis will be examined. Contemporary issues related to the geriatric population will be discussed. Curriculum for this course is based on content and theory from American Registry of Radiologic Technologist as well as the International Society of Clinical Densitometry content specifications for bone densitometry. Credit: 3 hours. This course may be offered in an online format.