Provides an overview of imaging modalities and specialties in the fields of Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Radiologic Technology. Presents general information about medical imaging professions, professional organizations, professional development, accreditation, credentialing, work environments, ethical and legal issues of medical imaging, confidentiality, diversity and anti-discrimination issues, radiation protection and monitoring, computers in the workplace, and relationship to other health care professionals. Medical and imaging terminology, pertinent clinical and diagnostic protocols related to specific imaging exams will be discussed. Students will learn basic principles of patient care. Students will receive an informative look at the medical imaging clinical setting and hospital organization. Coursework may include hands-on demonstrations and interactions with current medical imaging personnel. Students will also receive instruction in the non-technical aspects of working and gaining employment in healthcare.