RADT-RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY (RADT)

RADT 100. Introduction to Radiologic Technology and Patient Care

2 Credits (2)

Overview of the profession, including ethics, terminology, and basic radiation protection. Addresses basic and specialized procedures and topics related to the care of the patient. Restricted to: Community Colleges only. Restricted to Majors.

RADT 101. Radiographic Positioning I

4 Credits (2+6P)

Covers radiographic procedure and positioning concepts, techniques, terminology, and mechanics related to the thorax, abdomen, extremities, spine and pelvis. Includes positioning lab and clinical observation.

RADT 102. Radiographic Positioning II

4 Credits (2+6P)

Continuation of RADT 101. Includes skull, gastrointestinal, urinary, reproductive, biliary systems, and more advanced skeletal positions. Includes positioning lab and clinical observation.Restricted to: Community Colleges only. Restricted to Majors.

Prerequisite: RADT 101.

RADT 103. Introduction to Radiographic Imaging

3 Credits (2+2P)

Provides the student with an in-depth knowledge of radiographic exposure technique and the factors affecting radiographic image quality. Includes lab experiments. Restricted to majors.

Learning Outcomes
  1. Students will demonstrate the ability to safely produce quality diagnostic radiographic images. Students will demonstrate effective communication skills. Students will analyze radiographic images for technical and positioning accuracy to make modifications as needed.

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RADT 104. Special Radiologic Modalities

2 Credits (2)

Discussion of various special procedures used in medical imaging such as, angiography, ultrasound, computerized tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, digital imaging, nuclear medicine, radiation therapy, etc. Includes guest lectures and field trips.

Prerequisite: RADT 103.

RADT 105. Radiographic Physics and Equipment

3 Credits (3)

Fundamentals of radiographic physics and imaging theory. Includes the atom, electromagnetism, x-ray production and interactions, x-ray circuitry, digital fluoroscopic units, digital x-ray equipment and quality assurance/control; with brief overview of mammography, computed tomography (CT), and MRI imaging. Restricted to: Community Colleges only. Restricted to Majors.

Prerequisite/Corequisite: RADT 103.

Learning Outcomes
  1. Students will have knowledge of and be able to operate radiographic equipment to produce quality diagnostic radiographic images Students will demonstrate radiation safety application through ALARA Principles

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RADT 110. Radiographic Pathology

1 Credit (1)

Overview of pathology demonstrated by radiographic procedures. Restricted to majors.

Prerequisite: RADT 154.

RADT 154. Radiographic Anatomy and Physiology

3 Credits (3)

Basic A&P for radiographic application. Includes a systems approach to body structures and organs as they relate to anatomical projections, radiographic identification, and various imaging modalities. Restricted to: RADT majors. Restricted to: Community Colleges only.

Prerequisite(s): AHS 153 or AHS 140 or BIOL 2210 or BIOL 1130, or consent of instructor.

RADT 156. Independent Study

1-6 Credits (1-6)

Individual studies/research on topics related to the radiological sciences. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. Restricted to: Community Colleges only.

RADT 190. CT Equipment and Methodology

3 Credits (3)

Skill development in the operation of computed tomographic equipment, focusing on routine protocols, image quality, and quality assurance and radiation protection. May be repeated up to 3 credits. Restricted to: CTOM or RADT majors. Restricted to Community Colleges campuses only.

RADT 200. Radiation Biology and Protection

2 Credits (2)

Biological effects of ionizing radiation on cells and tissues. Includes radiation measurements, policies and protection measures for self, patients, and others. Restricted to majors. Restricted to: Community Colleges only.

Prerequisite(s): RADT 103.

RADT 201. Clinical Education I

7 Credits (32P)

Supervised practice in a radiology department under direct supervision of a registered technician. Includes film critiques.

Prerequisite: RADT 105.

Learning Outcomes
  1. Students will demonstrate the ability to safely produce diagnostic radiographic images. Students will be able to appropriately position patients, identify radiographic anatomy and pathological conditions. Students will demonstrate effective communication skills. Students will accurately document/record data in accordance with clinical site policies and procedures.
  2. Students will demonstrate the ability to use independent judgement. Students will analyze radiographic images for technical and positioning accuracy to make modifications as needed. Students will conduct themselves in a professional manner to function effectively as a member of the healthcare team. Students will identify various opportunities for professional growth within medical imaging sciences.

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RADT 202. Clinical Education II

11 Credits (33P)

Continuation of RADT 201. Student will work under indirect supervision of registered personnel.

Prerequisite(s): RADT 201.

Learning Outcomes
  1. Students will demonstrate the ability to safely produce diagnostic radiographic images. Students will be able to appropriately position patients, identify radiographic anatomy and pathological conditions. Students will demonstrate effective communication skills. Students will accurately document/record data in accordance with clinical site policies and procedures. Students will demonstrate the ability to use independent judgement. Students will analyze radiographic images for technical and positioning accuracy to make modifications as needed. Students will conduct themselves in a professional manner to function effectively as a member of the healthcare team. Students will identify various opportunities for professional growth within medical imaging sciences.

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RADT 203. Clinical Education III

11 Credits (33P)

Continuation of RADT 202 to include special rotations in advanced imaging modalities.

Prerequisite(s): RADT 202.

Learning Outcomes
  1. Students will demonstrate the ability to safely produce diagnostic radiographic images. Students will be able to appropriately position patients, identify radiographic anatomy and pathological conditions. Students will demonstrate effective communication skills. Students will accurately document/record data in accordance with clinical site policies and procedures. Students will demonstrate the ability to use independent judgement. Students will analyze radiographic images for technical and positioning accuracy to make modifications as needed. Students will conduct themselves in a professional manner to function effectively as a member of the healthcare team. Students will identify various opportunities for professional growth within medical imaging sciences.

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RADT 205. Radiographic Image Critique

1 Credit (1)

Review of radiographs produced in clinical settings to evaluate anatomy and technical issues. Restricted to majors.

Prerequisite: RADT 201.

RADT 206. Applied Radiographic Procedures

2 Credits (1+3P)

Advanced course which integrates the principles and techniques of radiologic technology. Restricted to majors.

Prerequisite: RADT 202.

RADT 207. Cross Sectional Anatomy for Medical Imaging

3 Credits (3)

Anatomic relationships that are present under various sectional orientations as depicted by computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging. May be repeated up to 3 credits. Restricted to: CTOM or RADT majors. Restricted to Community Colleges campuses only.

RADT 208. Clinical I (Computed Tomography)

3 Credits (9P)

A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinic professional. May be repeated up to 3 credits. Restricted to: RADT or CTOM majors. Restricted to Community Colleges campuses only.

RADT 209. Clinical II (Computed Tomography)

3 Credits (9P)

A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinic professional. (Capstone Course). May be repeated up to 3 credits. Restricted to: CTOM or RADT majors. Restricted to Community Colleges campuses only.