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Effective Fall 2014. Previous descriptions may have had different requirements. Have questions? See an advisor.
RAD170LB Medical Imaging Fundamentals Lab Credit Hours: 1.00
This is the lab portion of RAD 170.
Prerequisite(s):
Course Corequisites: RAD 170
Offered: Summer.
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RAD170 Medical Imaging Fundamentals Credit Hours: 2.00
Principles of radiographic imaging. Includes orientation, production of diagnostic radiation, image formation, ethics and professionalism, patient care and management, and radiographic positioning of the abdomen and chest.
Prerequisite(s):
Course Corequisites: RAD 170LB
Information: Consent of program faculty is required before enrolling in this course.
Information: This course is open only to those students who have been admitted to the RAD program and who have attended the program orientation.
Offered: Summer.
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RAD171LB Radiographic Positioning I Lab Credit Hours: 1.50
This is the lab portion of RAD 171.
Prerequisite(s):
Course Corequisites: RAD 171, RAD 172, RAD 172LB, RAD 173LC
Offered: Fall.
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RAD171 Radiographic Positioning I Credit Hours: 3.00
Overview of radiographic procedures. Includes radiographic positions of the abdomen, chest, upper extremities, shoulder girdle, and lower extremities. Also includes standard terms, positioning considerations for routine and special radiographic procedures, image critique, patient safety, assessment, and pertinent pathology.
Prerequisite(s): RAD 170/170LB.
Course Corequisites: RAD 171LB, RAD 172, RAD 172LB, RAD 173LC
Information: Consent of program faculty is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall.
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RAD172LB Medical Imaging Technology I Lab Credit Hours: 0.50
This is the lab portion of RAD 172.
Prerequisite(s): RAD 170/170LB.
Course Corequisites: RAD 171, RAD 171LB, RAD 172, RAD 173LC
Information: Consent of program faculty is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall.
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RAD172 Medical Imaging Technology I Credit Hours: 3.00
Introduction to the principles of x-ray production. Includes radiographic imaging orientation, matter and the atom, mass and energy, basic electricity, formulation of x-ray techniques and technique chart, and x-ray tubes. Also includes diagnostic x-ray systems, as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA) guidelines, and kilovoltage, milliamperage, and milliamperage second.
Prerequisite(s): RAD 170/170LB.
Course Corequisites: RAD 171, RAD 171LB, RAD 172LB, RAD 173LC
Information: Consent of program faculty is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall.
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RAD173LC Clinical Education I Credit Hours: 6.00
Introduction to the first clinical practicum. Includes clinical site orientation, basic operation of radiographic equipment, patient care, exam protocols and review of department policies. Also includes upper and lower extremities, chest, and abdomen radiographic exams.
Prerequisite(s): RAD 170/170LB.
Course Corequisites: RAD 171, RAD 171LB, RAD 172, RAD 172LB
Information: Consent of program faculty is required before enrolling in this course.
Information: Competency-based assignments, concepts of patient-centered clinical practice and professional development shall be discussed, examined, performed and evaluated under the supervision of a certified Radiologic Technologist. The clinical practicum incorporates critical analysis, integration, synthesis and evaluation of concepts and theories in the performance of radiographic procedures.
Offered: Fall.
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RAD174LB Radiographic Positioning II Lab Credit Hours: 1.50
This is the lab portion of RAD 174.
Prerequisite(s):
Course Corequisites: RAD 174, RAD 175, RAD 175LB, RAD 176LC
Offered: Spring.
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RAD174 Radiographic Positioning II Credit Hours: 3.00
Continuation of RAD 171. Includes routine and special positioning of the pelvis, hips, SI joints, boney thorax, and vertebral column. Also includes pediatric radiography, trauma/surgical mobile radiography, and related osseous system pathology.
Prerequisite(s): RAD 171/171LB, 172/172LB, 173LC.
Course Corequisites: RAD 174LB, RAD 175, RAD 175LB, RAD 176LC
Information: Consent of program faculty is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Spring.
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RAD175LB Medical Imaging Technology II Lab Credit Hours: 0.50
This is the lab portion of RAD 175.
Prerequisite(s): RAD 171/171LB, 172/172LB, 173LC.
Course Corequisites: RAD 174, RAD 174LB, RAD 175, RAD 176LC
Information: Consent of program faculty is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Spring.
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RAD175 Medical Imaging Technology II Credit Hours: 3.00
Continuation of RAD 172/172LB. Includes cones, diaphragms, and collimators; grids, magnetism and electromagnetism, x-ray generators, technical factor calculations, automatic exposure control, and x-ray detection devices. Also includes equipment accuracy regulations, digital imaging, and mobile radiography and fluoroscopy.
Prerequisite(s): RAD 171/171LB, 172/172LB, 173LC.
Course Corequisites: RAD 174, RAD 174LB, RAD 175LB, RAD 176LC
Information: Consent of program faculty is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Spring.
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RAD176LC Clinical Education II Credit Hours: 6.00
Continuation of RAD 173LC. Includes routine and special radiographic procedures, trauma and mobile radiography, osseous pathology, and pediatric radiography.
Prerequisite(s): RAD 171/171LB, 172/172LB, 173LC.
Course Corequisites: RAD 174, RAD 174LB, RAD 175, RAD 175LB
Information: Consent of program faculty is required before enrolling in this course.
Information: Competency-based assignments, concepts of patient-centered clinical practice and professional development shall be discussed, examined, performed and evaluated under the supervision of a certified Radiologic Technologist. The clinical practicum incorporates critical analysis, integration, synthesis and evaluation of concepts and theories in the performance of radiographic procedures.
Offered: Spring.
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RAD177LC Clinical Education III Credit Hours: 6.00
Continuation of RAD 176LC. Includes routine and special radiographic procedures, mobile radiography, emergency department procedures, and observation and assisting in fluoroscopic procedures.
Prerequisite(s): RAD 174/174LB, 175/175LB, 176LC.
Course Corequisites:
Information: Consent of program faculty is required before enrolling in this course.
Information: Competency-based assigned, concepts of patient-centered clinical practice and professional development shall be discussed, examined, performed and evaluated under the supervision of a certified Radiologic Technologist. The clinical practicum incorporates critical analysis, integration, synthesis and evaluation of concepts and theories in the performance of radiographic procedures.
Offered: Summer.
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RAD181LB Radiographic Positioning III Lab Credit Hours: 1.00
This is the lab portion of RAD 181.
Prerequisite(s):
Course Corequisites: RAD 181, RAD 182, RAD 182LB, RAD 183LC
Offered: Fall.
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RAD181 Radiographic Positioning III Credit Hours: 3.00
Continuation of RAD 174. Includes radiographic positioning and fluroscopic procedures of the urinary system, pharmacodynamics of radiopaque contrast media, intravenous drug administration technique (venipuncture), the digestive system, and the biliary system.
Prerequisite(s): RAD 174/174LB, 177LC.
Course Corequisites: RAD 181LB, RAD 182, RAD 182LB, RAD 183LC
Information: Consent of program coordinator is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall.
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RAD182LB Medical Imaging Technology III Lab Credit Hours: 1.00
This is the lab portion of RAD 182.
Prerequisite(s):
Course Corequisites: RAD 181, RAD 181LB, RAD 182, RAD 183LC
Offered: Fall.
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RAD182 Medical Imaging Technology III Credit Hours: 3.00
Continuation of RAD 175. Includes tomography, image intensification, digital fluoroscopy, special imaging procedures, conventional film processing and advanced imaging modalities.
Prerequisite(s): RAD 175/175LB, 177LC.
Course Corequisites: RAD 181, RAD 181LB, RAD 182LB, RAD 183LC
Information: Consent of program faculty is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall.
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RAD183LC Clinical Education IV Credit Hours: 4.00
Continuation of RAD 177LC. Includes diagnostic and fluoroscopic equipment and procedures, contrast media policies and protocols, intravenous administration, and gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and biliary exams.
Prerequisite(s): RAD 177LC.
Course Corequisites: RAD 181, RAD 181LB, RAD 182, RAD 182LB
Information: Consent of program faculty is required before enrolling in this course.
Information: Competency-based assignments, concepts of patient-centered clinical practice and professional development shall be discussed, examined, performed and evaluated under the supervision of a certified Radiologic Technologist. The clinical practicum incorporates critical analysis, integration, synthesis and evaluation of concepts and theories in the performance of radiographic procedures.
Offered: Fall.
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RAD184LB Radiographic Positioning IV Lab Credit Hours: 0.50
This is the lab portion of RAD 184.
Prerequisite(s):
Course Corequisites: RAD 184, RAD 185, RAD 186LC
Offered: Spring.
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RAD184 Radiographic Positioning IV Credit Hours: 3.00
Continuation of RAD 181. Includes routine skull, sinuses, facial bone radiographs and radiation biology.
Prerequisite(s): RAD 181/181LB, 182/182LB, 183LC.
Course Corequisites: RAD 184LB, RAD 185, RAD 186LC
Information: Consent of program faculty is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Spring.
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RAD185 Clinical Seminar Credit Hours: 1.50
This is a capstone course. Includes review of radiographic procedures, image acquisition and evaluation, patient care, equipment operation, and quality control, radiation protection.
Prerequisite(s): RAD 181/181LB, 182/182LB, 183LC.
Course Corequisites: RAD 184, RAD 184LB, RAD 186LC
Information: Consent of program faculty is required before enrolling in this course.
Information: This is a capstone course which includes instruction in applying application to the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (AART) and the Medical Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners (MRTBE). The course includes both a written mock registry and a computerized exam.
Offered: Spring.
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RAD186LC Clinical Education V Credit Hours: 6.00
Continuation of RAD 183LC. Includes skull and facial bones radiographic procedures, and advanced modality rotations.
Prerequisite(s): RAD 181/181LB, 182/182LB, 183LC.
Course Corequisites: RAD 184, RAD 184LB, RAD 185
Information: Consent of program faculty is required before enrolling in this course.
Information: Competency-based assignments, concepts of patient-centered clinical practice and professional development shall be discussed, examined, performed and evaluated under the supervision of a certified Radiologic Technologist. The clinical practicum incorporated critical analysis, integration, synthesis and evaluation of concepts and theories in the performance of radiographic procedures.
Offered: Spring.
Course Outline Schedule of Classes