SRJC Course Outlines

4/16/2024 5:05:52 PMRADT 64L Course Outline as of Fall 1981

New Course (First Version)

Discipline and Nbr:  RADT 64LTitle:  FUND/PATIENT CR/LAB  
Full Title:  Fundamentals of Patient Care/Lab
Last Reviewed:5/8/2023

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled3.0017.5 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 52.50 

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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Skills lab practice and return demonstration for patient care skills for the radiologic technologist. Students draw upon principles of anatomy and physiology and apply these in theoretical discussions and practice in problems with positioning.

Admission to Radiologic Technology program or possession of licensure as a Radiologic Technologist; concurrent enrollment in RT 64.

Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Skills lab practice & return demonstration of patient care skills for the Radiologic Technologist/student.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Admission to Radiologic Technology program or possession of licensure as a Radiologic Technologist; concurrent enrollment in RT 64.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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The students will:
1.  Demonstrate appropriate medical communication to patients and
   other personnel in Radiology Department.
2.  Demonstrate proper practices of body mechanics, medical and
   surgical asepsis and infection control.
3.  Demonstrate proper handling of drainage and endotracheal tubes.
4.  Obtain accurate vital signs and blood pressure.
5.  Demonstrate safe transfer of patients with special problems.
6.  Assist radiologist and radiologic technologist in the administration
   of barium enema, emergency medications, contrast media and all
   intravenous infusion.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Principles of Patient Care in Radiology.
     A. Communications.
     B. Psychology of the sick.
     C. Body mechanics.
     D. Medical and surgical asepsis.
     E. Administration of barium enema, medications and contrast media.
     F. Infection control.
     G. Isolation techniques.
     H. Vital sign assessment.
     I. Safe tube handling.
     J. Patient with special problems.
     K. Emergency in radiology department.
2.  Medico-legal Aspects of Patient Care in Radiology.
     A. Patient as consumer.
     B. Physician as consumer.
     C. Hospital and radiology department.
     D. Medical records and radiographs.

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1.  Laboratory practice of all skills as demonstrated by instructor.
2.  Individual check-offs where minimum required skill level must be
   demonstrated as described in criteria audit sheets for mastery.

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%
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%
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
100 - 100%
Class performances
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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PATIENT CARE SKILLS HANDBOOK by RT Faculty, current edition.
current edition.

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