Dental Radiography Paralleling - Microcredential

The content will be as follows: (Asynchronous) 1. Dental Radiography Safety & Dosimetry, Online, tour of Rad room, how to use the control panel, Shadow casting rules for paralleling, criteria for acceptable radiograph, external landmarks (where do the roots end?) and head positions- (1 hour prior to the start of class) Synchronous (In-Person) 1. Tour of Dental Clinic Radiography Labs -(0.5hour) 2. Computer Log in Tutorial- SafeCom-(0.5 hours) 3. Introduce two technologies (0.5 hours) 4. Horizontal Angles Exercise (1.5-hour hands on) 5. Vertical Angles Exercise (Elongation and Foreshortening (1.5 hours) 6. Afternoon: Quadrant PA's (self-evaluation) using rectangular collimator (1.5 hours) 7. Activity- Watch a peer (good technique, bad technique) (0.5 hour) 8. Final Test on Paralleling (0.5 hour) Total class hours - 8. (7 hours plus 1 hour prep time)
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