Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Course Number:
RAD 216
Course Title:
Radiography Registry Review
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Course Description

Provides review of the major content areas appearing in the national certification examination. Requires class participation, review of radiation protection, equipment operation and maintenance, image production and evaluation, radiographic procedures and patient care. Students must demonstrate an understanding of these subjects by successful completion of unit examinations and at least one mock registry examination.

Addendum to Course Description

RAD 216 is required as part of the Radiography Program and must be successfully completed prior to sitting for the national certification examination. Prior to enrolling in this course the student must be accepted into the Radiography Program and have successfully completed all prerequisite courses.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Demonstrate competency in all subject content areas.

Course Activities and Design

The student will demonstrate knowledge in all content areas by actively participating in course activities that include both individual and group projects. Attendance is required and is calculated into the final course grade.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  • Successful completion of all course assignments.
  • Successful completion of all unit examinations.
  • Pass mock registry examination in preparation for the national certification examination.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)


The student will demonstrate an understanding of the following themes, issues, concepts and develop the following skills:


  • Radiation Protection
  • Equipment Operation and Maintenance
  • Image Production and Evaluation
  • Radiographic Procedures
  • Patient Care