Diagnostic Radiology (RAD 1501)


Parkland Memorial Hospital

Course Objectives

  • Provide a broader understanding of the principles of radiology and a familiarity with the many diagnostic techniques available, their values and limitation, and how they may best be used in the management of the patient.
  • Train in the basic skills of roentgen interpretation, with emphasis on chest and abdomen.

Methods of Instruction

  • Didactic (schedule, topic, faculty)
  • Clinical (schedule, faculty teaching, house staff teaching. No patient contact.)

Other Information

Each student is assigned a “Personal Unknown,” which must be presented and discussed during the course.