Radiologic Technology (2760)

Radiologic Technology (2760)

141 ANATOMY & POSITIONING I 3 credits
Prerequisites: 2780:106, 107 and admission to the program. Radiographic anatomy and positioning of skeletal systems, including introductory cross-sectional anatomy. Identification of correct & incorrect positioning including remedies.
142 ANATOMY & POSITIONING II 3 credits
Prerequisite: 141. Radiographic anatomy and positioning of various body systems in all planes, including cross-sectional anatomy. Identification of correct & incorrect positioning, including remedies.
151 METHODS OF PATIENT CARE I 2 credits
Prerequisite: Admission to the program. Covers basic radiologic patient care and professionalism issues. Includes surgical aseptic training for performing radiographic images in the operating room.
152 METHODS OF PATIENT CARE II 1 credits
Prerequisite: 151. Addresses patient care considerations for medical emergencies, patients receiving contrast media, alternative medical treatments. Overview of pharmacology and drug administration.
161 RADIOLOGIC PHYSICS & PRINCPL I 3 credits
Prerequisites: 2780:106, 107 and Admission to the program. Orientation to radiologic sciences. Introduction to systems of measurement, physics, electromagnetism, and components of the x-ray tube. Also includes electricity, radiation physics, and radiation protection.
162 RADIOLOGIC PHYSICS & PRINCP II 3 credits
Sequential. Prerequisite: 161. Discussion of radiologic factors involved in producing quality radiographs. Review of various radiographic components and their influences on photographic technique. Includes quality assurance testing.
171 CLINIC CLASS I 1 credits
Prerequisite: Admission to the program. Corequisite: 181. Review of the clinical site-specific radiographic positioning of the skeletal system. Also includes mobile & surgical radiography.
172 CLINIC CLASS II 1 credits
Prerequisite: 171. Corequisite: 182. Review of the clinical site-specific radiographic positioning of various body systems. Includes mobile & surgical radiography.
181 CLINICAL I 3 credits
Prerequisite: Admission to the program. Corequisite: 171. Hands-on application of didactic anatomy & positioning lessons in learning how to image the skeletal system. Includes mobile & surgical radiography.
182 CLINICAL II 3 credits
Prerequisite: 181. Corequisite: 172. Hands-on application of didactic anatomy & positioning lessons in learning how to image the various body systems. Includes mobile & surgical radiography.
192 RADIOBIOLOGY 2 credits
Prerequisite: 161. Corequisite: 162. History and development of federal and state radiation standards. Identifying natural vs. artificial radiation sources. Includes applications of diagnostic imaging and therapeutic radiation modalities.
221 CLINICAL EXPERIENCE 0 credits
Prerequisite: admission to the Radiologic Technology program. Off-campus clinical course. May be repeated as needed.
252 IMAGING OBSTACLES AND SOLUTION 2 credits
Prerequisite: 142. Introduction problem solving skills, using case studies and role-playing situations. Includes comprehensive image analysis of proper technique, positioning, & the use of radiation protection principles.
261 RADIOLOGIC PHYSICS & PRIN III 3 credits
Prerequisite: 162. Review of radiation physics and radiographic principles that are included with advanced imaging concepts, and radiation protection techniques for both the patient and the radiographer.
262 A&P REGISTRY REVIEW 2 credits
Prerequisite: 271. Comprehensive review of anatomical structures and positioning to prepare for the ARRT Registry examination. A global perspective on positioning, using critical thinking skills.
271 SPECIAL IMAGING I 3 credits
Prerequisite: 142. Review of anatomy and advanced radiologic procedures for the following anatomical systems: Cardiac & Circulatory System, Respiratory & Lymphatic Systems, GI System, & Skeletal Articulations.
272 SPECIAL IMAGING II 3 credits
Prerequisite: 271. Review of anatomy and advanced procedures for the following anatomical systems: Genitourinary System, Nervous System, Muscular System, and computer based imaging.
281 CLINICAL III 4 credits
Prerequisite: 182. Competency level skills are refined radiographing the vertebral column, skull, facial bones, surgical & mobile Radiography, special procedures, and other infrequently seen radiologic procedures.
282 CLINICAL IV 4 credits
Prerequisite: 281. Competency level skills are refined in all radiologic areas.
291 PATHOPHYSIOLOGY 2 credits
Prerequisite: 142. Review of disease processes of the various body systems related to the effect pathology produces on radiographic images. Extensive discussion of optimum techniques used.
292 CROSS SECTIONAL ANATOMY 2 credits
Prerequisite: 271. Reorientation of anatomical structures and their relationships to axial, coronal, and sagittal planes. These structures are then identified on cadaver, CT, and MRI images.

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