SRJC Course Outlines

4/16/2024 3:44:22 PMRADT 65 Course Outline as of Fall 1981

New Course (First Version)
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  RADT 65Title:  PATHOLOGY  
Full Title:  Pathology
Last Reviewed:9/25/2023

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
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Normal variations and abnormal changes due to disease as manifested by x-rays. Modifications of standard and special techniques necessary to obtain adequate diagnostic x-ray studies of various diseases. Students draw upon principles of anatomy and physiology and apply these in theoretical discussions and practice in problems with positioning.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Admission to the Radiologic Technology Program or possession of licensure as a Radiologic Technologist; completion of RT 63B.


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Normal variations and abnormal images due to disease as manifested by x- rays.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Admission to the Radiologic Technology Program or possession of licensure as a Radiologic Technologist; completion of RT 63B.
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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The students will:
1.  Produce a significant research paper on the subject of radiologic
   technology.
2.  Identify signs of pathology when tested on radiographs of common
   procedures.
3.  Cite three general methods of recognizing pathological conditions
   as demonstrated on radiographs.
4.  Evaluate radiographs and demonstrate proficiency in making appropriate
   technique adjustment particular to a disease.

Topics and Scope
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1.  General and specific pathology as shown on radiographs and in
   the field of radiologic technology.
2.  Diagnostic imaging modalities.
     A. Ultrasonography.
     B. Nuclear medicine.
     C. Magnetic resonance imaging.
3.  Radiation therapy, education and career choice.
4.  Overview of radiologic pathology as lectured by radiologists and
   other experts.
5.  Current technical advancements in the diagnostic imaging.
     A. Interventional radiology.
     B. Therapeutic radiology
A series of guest lecturers on radiographic pathology covering the normal
variations and abnormal changes due to disease or trauma as manifested by
x-rays; the modifications of standard and special techniques necessary to
obtain optimum diagnostic x-ray studies and various modalities in diagnost
ic imaging used in diagnosis and treatment of pathologies.

Assignments:
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1.  Ten page term paper on a case study or scientific subject
   pertaining to radiologic technology.
2.  Weekly reading, written or other assignments

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
50 - 70%
Term papers, TEN-PAGE RESEARCH PAPER
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 20%
Lab reports, PRESENTATION OF PATHOLOGY CASE
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 20%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items
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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Radiologic Pathology for Technologists -R. Eisenberg - current edition

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