IMS 351. Picture Archiving and Communication Systems.
(3-0-3); on demand.
Restriction: admission to the Bachelor of Science in Imaging Sciences online degree program. Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS) are now part of the fundamental technological infrastructure supporting radiology practice in the digital age. This course is an introduction to concepts of PACS, networking fundamentals, DICOM, image acquisition, and the equipment used. Legal issues and formal PACS policies will also be discussed.