SRJC Course Outlines

4/16/2024 5:02:35 PMRADT 61C Course Outline as of Fall 1981

New Course (First Version)
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  RADT 61CTitle:  RADIO POSITIONING  
Full Title:  Radiographic Positioning
Last Reviewed:4/24/2023

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled1.008 max.Lecture Scheduled8.00
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled3.008 min.Lab Scheduled24.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total32.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  16.00Total Student Learning Hours: 48.00 

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

Catalog Description:
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Radiographic anatomy, positioning, and film critique. Instruction includes classroom lecture, positioning demos and practice, and self-paced, individualized study utilizing audio-visual and software programs. Students learn to perform radiologic procedures in effective and safe manners, as well as to evaluate radiographs for problems in positioning.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Admission to the Radiologic Technology program or possession of licensure as a Radiologic Technologist; completion of RT 61B; concurrent enrollment in RT 61CL.


Recommended Preparation:
Knowledge of multi-media equipment usage.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Radiographic anatomy & positioning.  Self-paced, individualized instruction using multi-media accompanied by classroom/lab demos and practice on radiographic equipment.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Admission to the Radiologic Technology program or possession of licensure as a Radiologic Technologist; completion of RT 61B; concurrent enrollment in RT 61CL.
Recommended:Knowledge of multi-media equipment usage.
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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The students will:
1.  Demonstrate correct procedure for positioning the skull, facial
   bones, internal ear, temporo-mandibular joints, mandible, paranasal
   sinuses, orbits, and nasal bones.
2.  Demonstrate proper practices of safety to patients.
3.  Demonstrate appropriate manipulation of radiographic equipment and
   accessories.
4.  Demonstrate practices of radiation protection to patients and other
   personnel.
5.  Demonstrate accurate film reading of all radiographs contained in
   this course.
6.  Demonstrate ability to recognize criteria for acceptance of
   radiographs of average to above average quality by means of film
   critique examination.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Principles of radiographic positioning and anatomy of:  skull,
   internal ear, orbits, paranasal sinuses, facial bones, nasal bones,
   mandible, temporo mandibular joints.
2.  Landmarks of the head.
3.  Principles of radiation protection to:  patient, technologist and
   other ancillary personnel.
4.  Principles of safe manipulation of head injured patient.
5.  Criteria for film reading of radiographs to include:  technical
   critiques, positioning critiques, pathology identification,
   acceptance of good radiographs.

Assignments:
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1.  Completion of 6 audiovisual, self-paced, individualized modules.

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
10 - 20%
Written homework, SEVEN 2-PAGE CRITIQUE SHEETS
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 30%
Quizzes, SIX 25-QUESTION QUIZZES
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 50%
Class performances
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 50%
Multiple choice, POSITIONING PRACTICAL EXAM
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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RADIOGRAPHIC POSITIONING SYLLABUS by Xuan Ho, current edition.
RADIOGRAPHIC POSITIONS AND RADIOLOGIC PROCEDURES, current edition.

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