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|Discipline and Nbr:
RAD POSITIONING 3||
Radiographic Positioning 3
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||1.00||Lecture Scheduled||1.00||9 max.||Lecture Scheduled||9.00
|Minimum||1.00||Lab Scheduled||3.00||8 min.||Lab Scheduled||27.00
| ||Contact DHR||0|| ||Contact DHR||0
| ||Contact Total||4.00|| ||Contact Total||36.00
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 18.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 54.00||
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.
Course Completion of RADT 61B and Concurrent Enrollment in RADT 61CL
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
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.
Prerequisites:Course Completion of RADT 61B and Concurrent Enrollment in RADT 61CL
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Both Certificate and Major Applicable
Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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|IGETC:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|CSU Transfer:||Transferable||Effective:||Fall 1981||Inactive:||
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,
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
1. Principles of radiographic positioning and anatomy of:
B. inner ear
C. temporo-mandibular joints
E. paranasal sinuses
G. nasal bone examinations
2. Landmarks of the head and face
3. Principles of radiation protection to patient, technologist, and
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
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.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|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%
|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||
- RADIOGRAPHIC POSITIONS AND RADIOLOGIC PROCEDURES, Ballinger, 8th
edition, Mosby, 2005.
- Instructor prepared materials.