SRJC Course Outlines

4/16/2024 4:11:49 PMRADT 66 Course Outline as of Fall 1981

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CATALOG INFORMATION

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

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled017 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

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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Lecture/demonstration of radiographic special procedures and specialized imaging modalities. 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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Lectures/demonstrations of radiographic special procedures & specialized modalities.
(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.  List steps of operation and all principles of a medical
   fluoroscopic imaging system.
2.  Describe the direct correlation between the patient radiation dose
   and medical fluoroscopic imaging system.
3.  List all principles of radiation protection to self, patients, and
   other personnel.
4.  List all sequential operations of all major radiographic equipment
   in a typical angiocardiographic suite.
5.  Describe the anatomy and physiology of all viscera, vascular system,
   lymphatic system, lungs and heart and brain through quizzes and
   final examination.
6.  List all routine angiographic procedures.
7.  Complete film critique on radiographs of all common angiographic
   examinations.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Principles and operation of fluoroscopic imaging system.
     A. Television.
     B. Vidicon, plumbicon, orthicon.
     C. Image intensifier.
     D. Video recorder.
     E. Cine camera.
     F. High resolution radiographic tube.
2.  Relationship of radiation dose to the fluoroscopic imaging system.
     A. Primary radiation.
     B. Secondary and scatter radiation.
     C. Skin dose.
3.  Types of angiographic equipment.
     A. Operational procedures.
     B. Safety procedures.
4.  Anatomy and physiology of:
     A. Viscera.
     B. Arterial system.
     C. Venous system.
     D. Lymphatic system.
     E. Lungs and heart.
     F. Brain.
5.  Principles of patient safety.
     A. Patients with spinal cord injury.
     B. Patients with head injury.
     C. Patients with univeral precautions.
     D. Patients with multiple injury.

Assignments:
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1.  Weekly chapter readings, 15 pages each, 7 chapters.

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%
Written homework
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
5 - 10%
Quizzes
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
40 - 60%
Multiple choice
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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FUNDAMENTALS OF SPECIAL RADIOGRAPHIC PROCEDURES, current edition.
RADIOLOGIC PHYSICS FOR TECHNOLOGISTS, current edition.

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