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Tech of Rad: RIS/PACS (RDGY20210)
Credits 5 Subject Radiography
Level 2 School Medicine
Semester   Information Semester One Module Coordinator Dr John Stowe

This module will be delivered to BSc Radiography students. This module addresses the fundamentals of digital imaging workflow and technology relevant to diagnostic imaging. In addition to developing a knowledge base in the subject of Digital Information & Healthcare Information and Communication Technology (ICT), each student will gain skill in using an enterprise level RIS/PACS system and also PACS and 3D image processing software. The importance of system security in a medical setting, and the impact of digital systems on the patient care pathway will be addressed through workflow analysis and practical skills labs covering the entire patient workflow from a diagnostic imaging perspective. Data protection best practice in a clinical setting will also be explored. These activities will be driven through weekly lab sessions and reports. Students will undertake directed reading activities which will be assessed via MCQ and will be prerequisites for the lab sessions.

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