Mar 25, 2023
CAT 202 - Cross-Sect Anat/Computed Tomography Imag
2 Lecture Hours
Prerequisites: Acceptance into CAT Program
Co-requisites: CAT 201 and CAT 203
This is a course in computed tomography (CT) cross-sectional anatomy for certified technologists utilizing medical cross-sectional radiographs to identify cranial, thoracic, abdominal and musculoskeletal systems. Each system will be demonstrated in a transverse, sagittal, coronal and oblique computed tomography image. This course requires a per credit health career fee; check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:
- Identify cranium and face sectional anatomy and CT images.
- Identify features of a typical vertebrae and regions of the salivary glands, pharynx, larynx, esophagus, trachea, arteries, veins, thorax cage, mediastinum and abdominal region.
- Identify the pericardial sac, heart wall and arteries and veins.
- Determine the blood flow through the heart on a CT image.
- Locate all vascular vessels within all locations of human anatomy body regions.
- Interpret abdominal functions and organs in relationship to each other on CT images.
- Assess pelvis structures and reproductive disorders.
- Identify all upper and lower extremity CT images of the human body.
- Scrutinize necessary CT scanning sagittal planes, transverse planes, coronal planes and off-axis sectional anatomy images of the human anatomic body sections.
- Head and neck sectional anatomy
- Thorax sectional anatomy
- Abdomen sectional anatomy
- Pelvis sectional anatomy
- Extremities and articulations sectional anatomy
Program faculty evaluate teaching resources and materials each year. Students will be provided with current state-of-the-art resources in class. Additionally, students will be instructed which required textbooks to purchase that contain current technical information.
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 02/27/2020
- Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
- Quantitative & Scientific Reasoning
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