SRJC Course Outlines

4/16/2024 5:11:39 PMRADT 64 Course Outline as of Fall 1981

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Discipline and Nbr:  RADT 64Title:  FUND/PATIENT CARE  
Full Title:  Fundamentals of Patient Care
Last Reviewed:4/24/2023

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.00 Contact Total35.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 105.00 

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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Catalog Description:
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Introduction to basic patient care skills relevant to the radiologic technologist. Students draw upon principles of anatomy and physiology and apply these in theoretical discussions and put in practice the proper positioning skills.

Admission to Radiologic Technology Program or possession of licensure as a Radiologic Technologist; completion of Psych 1A; concurrent enrollment in RT 60, RT 64L.

Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Intro to patient care skills required of a Radiologic Technologist.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Admission to Radiologic Technology Program or possession of licensure as a Radiologic Technologist; completion of Psych 1A; concurrent enrollment in RT 60, RT 64L.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


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

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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The students will:
1.  Demonstrate appropriate medical communication skills through mock
   patient/technologist interactions.
2.  Demonstrate safe practices of body mechanics, medical and surgical
   asepsis, infection control through mock scenario.
3.  Demonstrate handling of drainage and endotracheal tubes according
   to audit sheet criteria.
4.  Obtain accurate vital signs and blood pressure.
5.  Assist in an efficient manner the radiologist and radiologic
   technologist in the administration of barium enema, emergency
   medications, contrast media and intravenous infusion.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Principles of Patient Care in Radiology.
     A. Effective communication.
     B. Psychology of the sick.
     C. Body mechanics.
     D. Medical and surgical asepsis.
     E. Administration of barium, medications and contrast media.
     F. Infection control.
     G. Isolation techniques.
     H. Vital signs assessment.
     I. Safe tube handling.
2.  Medico-legal Aspects of Patient Care in Radiology.
     A. Patient as consumer.
     B. Physician as consumer.
     C. Organization of hospital and radiology department.
     D. Medical records and radiographs.

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1.  Weekly reading of chapters corresponding to lecture schedule,
   15 pages/reading.

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, 15 SUMMARY REPORT CARDS
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 20%
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
40 - 60%
Multiple choice, True/false, 50-QUESTION MIDTERM & FINAL
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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