SRJC Course Outlines

4/16/2024 5:35:05 PMRADT 60 Course Outline as of Fall 1981

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  RADT 60Title:  INTRO TO RAD TECH  
Full Title:  Introduction to Radiologic Technology
Last Reviewed:4/24/2023

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Introduction to the field of Radiologic Technology, including field trips to major Radiology departments.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Survey of the field of radiology, including field trips to radiology departments. Currently enrolled RT students must complete both sections.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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At completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1.  Describe the general use of X-ray radiation in medical and diagnostic
   purposes.
2.  Describe the personal traits and characteristics necessary for the
   radiologic technologist in the work setting.
3.  List the major equipment and acessories used in Radiology Department
   and its darkroom.
4.  Define and discuss professionalism and ethics as applied to the
   radiologic technologist.
5.  Identify film artifacts.
6.  Define the process by which x-ray radiation is produced.
7.  List the technical factors used in the production of x-rays and the
   resulting effects on radiographic quality.
8.  Describe the basic rules of radiation protection.

Topics and Scope
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1.  History of Radiology and its Scientists.
     A. Discovery of vacuum tubes and X-Ray radiation.
     B. Major developments in the field of Radiology.
2.  Principles of X-Ray Production and its Medical Use.
     A. Primary and secondary circuitry.
     B. X-Ray tube construction.
     C. X-Ray use in medicine.   D. Basic Radiation Protection.
3.  Principles of Equipment used in Radiology and its Darkroom.
     A. Demonstration of equipment.
     B. Tour of hospital departments.
4.  Hospital, Department, National, State, and Professional Organizations.
     A. Organizational charts.
     B. Relationship of hiearchy and a radiologic technologist.
5.  Professionalism and Medico - Legal Ethics.
     A. American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Code of Ethics.
     B. Patient Bills of Rights.
6.  Common artifacts on radiographs (technical and anatomical).
7.  Students' oral presentations.

Assignments:
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1.  Reading of chapter prior to lecture (20 pages each).
2.  Completion of 11 summary cards to depict a subject in Radiology.
3.  Delivery of a 10 minute oral report on a major issue related to
   Radiology.
4.  Recognition of artifacts on seven radiographs as demonstrated
   on Film Artifacts Form.
5.  Completion of eight quizzes (20 questions each).
6.  Presentation of a one-page essay on the department tour.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
20 - 40%
Written homework, Reading reports, Term papers, 11 SUM CARDS; ORAL REP; ESSAY
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 40%
Quizzes, 8 QUIZZES
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 40%
Multiple choice, True/false, 50-QUESTION EXAM
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
15 SUMMARY CARDS; 10-MINUTE ORAL REPORT; 1-PAGE ESSAY ON HOSPITAL TOUR; IDENTIFICATION OF ARTIFACTS ON 7 RADIOGRAPHS.


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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INTRODUCTION TO RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY. Latest edition

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