Patient Care I introduces students to issues related to professionalism, patient management and patient interaction. Topics covered include: overview of radiography as a profession; ethical and legal considerations in radiography; critical thinking and decision making; evidence-based practice; reflective practice; communication; patient comfort and physical needs; basic patient assessment; and infection control.

This course consists of a mixture of in-class lectures and writing; class/small group discussion and Moodle-based activities.