SRJC Course Outlines

5/19/2024 7:06:11 PMRADT 66 Course Outline as of Fall 2008

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  RADT 66Title:  SPECIAL MODALITIES  
Full Title:  Special Modalities
Last Reviewed:9/25/2023

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum4.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum4.00Lab Scheduled3.0017.5 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total6.00 Contact Total105.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 210.00 

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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Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Principles of special procedures and specialized imaging modalities. Principles of venipuncture, fluoroscopy, and its related equipment. Demonstration and practice of venipuncture.  

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of RADT 63B and Concurrent Enrollment in RADT 62BL and Concurrent Enrollment in RADT 65


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Principles of special procedures and specialized imaging modalities. Principles of venipuncture, fluoroscopy, and its related equipment. Demonstration and practice of venipuncture.  
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of RADT 63B and Concurrent Enrollment in RADT 62BL and Concurrent Enrollment in RADT 65
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: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon completion of this course students will be able to:
1. Apply the steps of operation of a medical fluoroscopic imaging system.
2. Describe the direct correlation between the patient radiation dose and
  use of fluoroscopy.
3. Apply principles of radiation protection to self, patients, and other
  personnel.
4. List all sequential operations of all major radiographic equipment in
  an angiography suite.
5. Identify viscera, vascular, and lymphatic systems, lungs and heart,
  and brain on radiographic images.
6. Apply all routine angiographic procedures.
7. Perform venipunctures in medical imaging environments.  

Topics and Scope
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I.   Principles and operation of fluoroscopic imaging systems
    A. Television
    B. Vidicon, plumbicon, orthicon
    C. Image intensifier
    D. Video recorder
    E. Cine camera
    F. High resolution radiographic tube
    G. Digital fluoroscopy
II.  Patient radiation dose
    A. Primary radiation
    B. Secondary and scatter radiation
    C. Skin dose
    D. Organ dose
III. Types of angiographic equipment, Computerized Tomography (CT), and
    Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
    A. Operational procedures
    B. Safety procedures
IV.  Radiographic images
    A. Viscera
    B. Arterial system
    C. Venous system
    D. Lymphatic system
    E. Lungs and heart
    F. Brain and vessels
V.   Heart catheterization and angiography
    A. Operational procedures
    B. Safety procedures
VI.  Venipuncture
    A. Principles
    B. Instrumentation
    C. Regulations
    D. Practice  

Assignments:
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1. Completion of a minimum of 10 venipunctures.
2. Completion of 6 - 8 term papers.
3. One midterm examination.
4. Final examination.  

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 - 40%
Research papers
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
10 - 30%
Performance exams, A minimum of 10 venipunctures
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
40 - 60%
Multiple choice, Midterm and final exams
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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- Merrill's Atlas of Radiographic Positions and Radiologic Procedures,
Ballinger, 8th edition, 2005.
- Instructor-prepared material  

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