SRJC Course Outlines

5/29/2024 4:38:42 AMRADT 61C Course Outline as of Fall 2008

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  RADT 61CTitle:  RAD POSITIONING 3  
Full Title:  Radiographic Positioning 3
Last Reviewed:4/24/2023

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled1.009 max.Lecture Scheduled9.00
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled3.008 min.Lab Scheduled27.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total36.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  18.00Total Student Learning Hours: 54.00 

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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Radiographic anatomy, positioning, and image analysis. Instruction includes lecture, positioning demonstrations, and practice. Students learn to perform radiographic procedures of the skull, facial bones, orbits, inner ear, mandible, and sinuses, and evaluate images for diagnostic quality.  

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of RADT 61B and Concurrent Enrollment in RADT 61CL


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Radiographic anatomy, positioning, and image analysis. Instruction includes lecture, positioning demonstrations and practice. Students learn to perform radiographic procedures of the skull, facial bones and orbits, inner ear, mandible, and sinuses, and evaluate images for diagnostic quality.  
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of RADT 61B and Concurrent Enrollment in RADT 61CL
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: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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By the end of this course students will be able to:
1. Perform correct positioning for the skull, facial bones, inner ear,
  temporo-mandibular joints, mandible, paranasal sinuses, orbits, and
  nasal bone examinations.
2. Correctly manipulate the radiographic equipment and accessories.
3. Demonstrate observance of safety practices.
4. Practice safe radiation protection measures for patients, self,
  and others.
5. When anatomical body parts are named, identify the image quality of
  the body part in the radiographs.
6. Demonstrate proper body mechanics.  

Topics and Scope
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1.  Principles of radiographic positioning and anatomy of:
    A. skull
    B. inner ear
    C. temporo-mandibular joints
    D. mandible
    E. paranasal sinuses
    F. orbits
    G. nasal bone examinations
2.  Landmarks of the head and face
3.  Principles of radiation protection to patient, technologist, and
   ancillary personnel
4.  Principles of safe manipulation of the head of a trauma patient
5.  Criteria for image analysis to include technical critiques,
   positioning critiques, pathology identification, and acceptance
   of diagnostic quality  

Assignments:
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1. Reading and study of 10 - 15 anatomy and positioning modules.
2. Completion of 6 - 8 unit assessments.
3. Completion of 4 - 5 applied medical terminology definitions.
4. Completion of 6 - 8 image analyses.
5. Completion of positioning check-offs (not graded).
6. Completion of 4 - 6 quizzes.
7. Completion of a final practical exam.  

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 - 50%
Image analyses, med. definitions, unit assessments
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 30%
Performance exams, Practical final exam
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 40%
Multiple choice, Quizzes
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 30%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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- RADIOGRAPHIC POSITIONS AND RADIOLOGIC PROCEDURES, Ballinger, 8th
edition, Mosby, 2005.
- Instructor prepared materials.  

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