SRJC Course Outlines

5/29/2024 5:47:05 AMRADT 64L Course Outline as of Fall 2008

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  RADT 64LTitle:  RAD PATIENT CARE LAB  
Full Title:  Patient Care in Radiology Laboratory
Last Reviewed:5/8/2023

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled3.0017.5 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total 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
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Laboratory demonstration and practice of patient care skills required of the radiologic technologist in a simulated clinical environment.  

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Concurrent Enrollment in RADT 60 and Concurrent Enrollment in RADT 64 and Concurrent Enrollment in RADT 61A and Concurrent Enrollment in RADT61.1AL


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Laboratory demonstration and practice of patient care skills required of the radiologic technologist in a simulated clinical environment.  
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Concurrent Enrollment in RADT 60 and Concurrent Enrollment in RADT 64 and Concurrent Enrollment in RADT 61A and Concurrent Enrollment in RADT61.1AL
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. Demonstrate appropriate medical communication to patients and
  other personnel in a medical imaging department.
2. Demonstrate proper practices of body mechanics, medical and
  surgical asepsis, and infection control.
3. Demonstrate proper handling of drainage, endotracheal, urinary
  and other tubes.
4. Obtain accurate vital signs.
5. Demonstrate safe transfer of patients with special needs.
6. Assist radiologist and radiologic technologist in the administration
  of barium enema, emergency medications, contrast media and
  intravenous infusions.  

Topics and Scope
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I.  Principles of Patient Care in Radiology
    A. Communications
    B. Body mechanics
    C. Medical and surgical asepsis
    D. Route of administration of barium enema, medications and
       contrast media
    E. Infection control
    F. Isolation techniques
    G. Vital signs assessment
    H. Safe tube and intravenous pump handling
    I. Patient transfer/transport
    J. Emergency response in radiology department
    K. Oxygen administration
II.  Laboratory Demonstration and Practice
    A. Hand washing
    B. Gloving
    C. Gowning and gloving
    D. Skin preparation
    E. Medication preparations
    F. Patient transfer
    G. Sterile package opening
    H. Barium enema
    I. Vital signs
    J. Intravenous tubing and set-up  

Assignments:
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1. Laboratory practice of all skills as demonstrated by instructor.
2. Completion of 15 - 17 skills in the laboratory.  

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
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
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
80 - 90%
Performance exams, Skill Checkoffs
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 20%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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- Instructor-prepared material
- Basic Medical Techniques and Patient Care for Radiologic Technologists,
 4th ed., Torres, L. Lippincott, 2005.  

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