By the end of this program, the viewer should be able to:    

  • Identify major anatomical structures of the adult respiratory system on PA (posteroanterior) and lateral projection radiographs of the chest. 
  • Evaluate chest radiographs for correct positioning and proper demonstration of pertinent anatomy. 
  • Describe common errors radiographers make when performing chest radiography, and establish methods to avoid these errors. 
  • Apply other technologists' positioning suggestions to your normal positioning strategy to help improve your overall imaging result.

Course Length 1 hour
Accreditation  ASRT - Technologists
Credit Hours 1

Target Audience

The target audience is radiologic technologists working in general imaging. All other technologists practicing in this field may also benefit.