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Imaging Sciences (IMGSCI) Courses

Upper-Division

IMGSCI 302 CIVIC ENGAGEMENT, ETHICS, AND GLOBAL DIVERSITY (3-0-3)(F,S). Focused on guiding students to become influential leaders in thought and skill though discussion of civil engagement, ethics, diversity, and internationalization. PREREQ: Admission to the imaging sciences program.

IMGSCI 304 PROFESSIONALISM AND RESEARCH IN IMAGING SCIENCES (1-0-1)(F,S,SU). Familiarization with research and communication expectations related to the online AS to BS Program; improves comfort within the online environment through the use of technology, time management skills, and an understanding of program outcomes and expectations. PREREQ: Admission to the imaging sciences program.

IMGSCI 305 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH CARE (3-0-3)(F,SU). Overview and application of the major human resource management functions:  selection and placement, compensation and benefits, training and development, employee and labor relations, health, safety, and security, and strategic management practices related to the health care industry.  Legal, motivational, international, merger, and acquisition, and human resource information system issues are included. PREREQ: Admission to the imaging sciences program.

IMGSCI 308 ADVANCED DIGITAL IMAGING (2-0-2)(F/S). Employment of critical thinking to analyze patient dose and safety consideration within radiographic digital imaging. Primary emphasis on problem solving and reasoning to improve patient care through analysis of digital imaging methods and equipment. PREREQ: Admission to the imaging sciences program.

IMGSCI 310 PUBLIC HEALTH (3-0-3)(S,SU). Public health concepts and practice. Topics include philosophy, purpose, history, organization, functions, tools, activities and results at national, state, and community levels. PREREQ: Admission to the imaging sciences program.

IMGSCI 312 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR IMAGING PROFESSIONALS (1-0-1)(F/S). Managerial application of information technology in medical imaging to include basis networking, PACS, RIS, HIS, DICOM, standards and information security. PREREQ: Admission to the imaging sciences program.

IMGSCI 314 HEALTH LAW AND ETHICS (3-0-3)(S,SU). Process of legal change and health care practitioners’ potential interactions with patients, law enforcement, and governmental agencies. Consent, liability, negligence, employment and licensure of professionals. PREREQ: Admission to the imaging sciences program.

IMGSCI 315 HEALTH INFORMATICS IN IMAGING SCIENCES (3-0-3)(F,S). Provides an introduction to health information systems, current legislation impacting health informatics, privacy and security of healthcare records, and healthcare technology as related to Imaging Sciences. PREREQ: Admission to the imaging sciences program.

IMGSCI 382 RESEARCH METHODS IN IMAGING SCIENCES (3-0-3)(F,SU)(FC). Design of experiments, analysis methods, and interpretation of results and conclusions as related to evidence based research in health. PREREQ: Admission to the imaging sciences program.

IMGSCI 402 COMPREHENSIVE ANALYSIS ON RADIATION PROTECTION (2-0-2)(S/SU). Analysis of the biological effects of ionizing radiation. Promotion and advocacy for patients, focused on dose and exposure reduction. PREREQ: Admission to the imaging sciences program.

IMGSCI 404 STUDY OF DISEASES IN IMAGING SCIENCES (3-0-3)(F/SU). Examination of the disease processes demonstrated with imaging sciences related to pathogenesis, patient populations, treatment options and prognosis. PREREQ: Admission to the imaging sciences program.

IMGSCI 408 SECTIONAL ANATOMY IN IMAGING SCIENCES (3-0-3)(S/SU). Identification of anatomical structures on sectional images to include sagittal, coronal, and transverse body planes utilizing MRI and CT imaging. PREREQ: Admission to the imaging sciences program.

IMGSCI 412 PREVENTATIVE CARE AND PATIENT ADVOCACY IN IMAGING SCIENCES (2-0-2)(F/SU). Analysis of preventative care measures provided through medical imaging procedures. Patient care, responsibilities, ethics, and policies required of healthcare providers. PREREQ: Admission to the imaging sciences program.