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ICV Physics II

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ICV 214 ICV Physics II 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: ICV 114 or RAD 131
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2008

This course is designed to escalate basic physics studies that underlie x-ray production and image enhancement techniques of fluoroscopic equipment utilized in interventional cardiac/vascular laboratories. Topics include the production of x-rays, electromagnetic interactions with matter, equipment circuitry, targets, filtration, various filming techniques, digital equipment, and principles of magnification. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the application of physical concepts and specialized imaging techniques as related to image production.

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