SRJC Course Outlines

5/27/2024 6:40:36 AMRADT 100 Course Outline as of Fall 2006

New Course (First Version)
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  RADT 100Title:  SURVEY MEDICAL IMAGING  
Full Title:  Survey of Medical Imaging
Last Reviewed:2/10/2020

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled08 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 or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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A survey of careers and programs in Medical Imaging. The course also covers mathematical operations used in health care, radiation and its prot ection, code of ethics, licensing eligibility, and impacts of medical imag ing on general patient care and trauma care.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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A survey of careers and programs in Medical Imaging. The course also covers mathematical operations used in health care, radiation and its prot ection, code of ethics, licensing eligibility, and impacts of medical imag ing on general patient care and trauma care.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
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:Effective:Inactive:
 
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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At the completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1.      List and compare careers in medical imaging.
2.      Compare and contrast the health science programs in
       higher education institutions.
3.      Enumerate and put in practice mathematical operations used
       in health care.
4.      List and compare the Systems International units as used
       in health care.
5.      Explain the production of x-rays and their effects on matter.
6.      List the radiation protection measures for self, patients,
       and other medical personnel.
7.      Compare and contrast the elements of practical applications
 for radiation protection.
8.      Compare and contrast career opportunities in medical imaging.
9.      Compare and contrast elements of the ARRT (American Registry
 of Radiologic Technologists) code of ethics.
10.     List the eligibility possibilities of an applicant with criminal
       background.
11.     List the impacts of medical imaging on the general population.
12.     List the impacts of medical imaging on the gerontologic
       population.
13.     List the impacts of medical imaging on the pediatric population.
14.     Compare patient care practices in a trauma environment.

Topics and Scope
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I.   Measurement systems and their application in radiology
      and pharmacology problems, conversions within and
      between systems:
       A.   Apothecary and review of basic math
       B.   English system of units
       C.   Medication dose calculation
       D.   Radiation dose calculation
       E.   System International units
II.     X-Rays
       A.   Discovery
       B.   Production
       C.   Interactions with matter.
III.  Radiation Protection
       A.  Patient
       B.  Self
       C.  Other personnel
IV. Overview of Careers in Medical Imaging
       A. Radiography
       B. Computerized tomography
       C. Magnetic resonance imaging
       D. Medical sonography
       E. Nuclear medicine
V.  Professional Licensing/Ethics:
   A.  ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists)
 code of ethics
   B.  Licensing eligibility
         a. State requirements
         b. Registry requirements
   C.  Background check
VI.  Patient Care
   A.  Gerontology
   B.  Pediatrics
   C.  Trauma and death

Assignments:
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1.  Hospital department tours
2.  A written report on the hospital tour
3.  Five case studies on ethical behavior in medical imaging
4.  Read a chapter every week
5.  Complete 10 worksheets on radiologic unit calculations
6.  Research and report on careers in medical imaging
7.  A minimum of 5 quizzes
8.  A midterm examination
9.  A 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
15 - 30%
Written homework, Report on department tours
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
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
60 - 70%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion, Case studies, quizzes, midterm, and final exams
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 15%
Worksheets


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Radiologic Science for Technologists, Bushong, Stewart C.,
2005. Mosby.
Introduction to Radiologic Technology, Gurley, LaVerne,
2005. Mosby.
Instructor prepared material.

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