May 27, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

PT 556 Diagnostic Imaging


(2 credits)
This course is an overview of the various types of diagnostic imaging procedures such as radiography, computerized tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and nuclear imaging. General principles related to indications, strengths and limitations of each method are discussed. Specific procedures related to various anatomic regions and pathologies also are covered. Case study presentations are used to emphasize the decision making related to diagnostic imaging studies and what relevant information can be provided. Clinical decision making in the context of evidence-based practice guides the discussion of each case.