SRJC Course Outlines

4/16/2024 4:12:28 PMRADT 61B Course Outline as of Fall 1981

New Course (First Version)
CATALOG INFORMATION

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

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled3.0017.5 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total5.00 Contact Total87.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total 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:
Untitled document
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 positioning purposes.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Admission to the Radiologic Technology program or possession of licensure as a Radiologic Technologist; RAD T 61A.


Recommended Preparation:
Multi-Media equipment knowledge.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
Self-paced, individualized instruction using multi-media accompanied by classroom/lab demos and practice.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Admission to the Radiologic Technology program or possession of licensure as a Radiologic Technologist; RAD T 61A.
Recommended:Multi-Media equipment knowledge.
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:
Untitled document
The students will:
1.  Demonstrate correct procedure in positioning for the entire
   vertebral column, alimentary canal, biliary system, urinary system,
   sternum, mammography lower intestinal tract and ribs.
2.  Demonstrate ability to correctly manipulate the radiographic
   equipment.
3.  Demonstrate ability to correctly position patients.
4.  Demonstrate observance of safety practices.
5.  Demonstrate radiation protection measures to patients and staff.
6.  Describe proper nomenclature of radiographs of all above mentioned
   body parts with and without contrast media.

Topics and Scope
Untitled document
1.  Principles of anatomy and normal variances of:  cervical spine,
   thoracic spine, lumbar spine, sacrum and coccyx, sternum, upper
   gastrointestinal tract, lower gastrointestinal tract, biliary
   system, urinary system, mammography and ribs.
2.  Principles of radiation protection for patient, technologist, and
   other personnel.
3.  Reading of radiographs for technical critique, positioning critique,
   pathology identification, acceptance criteria.

Assignments:
Untitled document
1.  Eleven pages of medical term definitions.
2.  Ten critiques of twelve questions each.
3.  Eight modules of self-paced, individualized instruction.
4. Six quizzes of fifteen questions each.

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%
11 MEDICAL TERM. DEFINITIONS
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
30 - 50%
Homework problems, Quizzes, Exams, 11 MEDICAL TERM DEFINITIONS
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 60%
Class performances, Performance exams, LAB PERFORMANCE OF 30 POSITIONS
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 20%
Multiple choice, Matching items, Completion, FINAL PERFORMANCE OF 2 POSITONS
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
Untitled document
RADIOGRAPHIC POSITIONING/PROCEDURES, current edition.
MERRILL'S POCKET BOOK OF RADIOGRAPHIC POSITIONS by P. Ballinger, latest ed
RADIOGRAHIC POSITIONING STUDENT WORKBOOK by Anthony Bontrager,latest ed.

Print PDF