SRJC Course Outlines

9/16/2019 7:10:50 AMRADT 64 Course Outline as of Fall 2018

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  RADT 64Title:  PATIENTCARE IN RADIOLOGY  
Full Title:  Patient Care in Radiology
Last Reviewed:5/8/2017

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled017.5 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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This course provides students with the principles of patient care, including consideration for the physical and psychological needs of the patient and family; routine and emergency patient care procedures; infection control; and the role of the radiologic technologist in patient education.  

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Concurrent Enrollment in RADT 60, RADT 61A, RADT 71A (or formerly RADT 61.1AL), and RADT 64L


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:
Acceptance in program

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course provides students with the principles of patient care, including consideration for the physical and psychological needs of the patient and family; routine and emergency patient care procedures; infection control; and the role of the radiologic technologist in patient education.  
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Concurrent Enrollment in RADT 60, RADT 61A, RADT 71A (or formerly RADT 61.1AL), and RADT 64L
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:Acceptance in program
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: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  List the responsibilities and scope of practice of a radiologic technologist.
2.  Define infection control as put in practice in Radiology.
3.  Describe the difference between medical and surgical asepsis and their practices.
 

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By the end of this course students will be able to:
1. List responsibilities of a health care facility and the radiographer.
2. Describe and demonstrate good principles of body mechanics, patient transfer and restraint.
3. Describe the administration of parenteral fluids.
4. Discuss procedures for assuring security of patient records.
5. List ethical, emotional, and physical aspects of dying and support mechanisms available to the
    terminally ill patients.
6. Define medical and surgical asepsis, antiseptics, disinfectants, sterile/clean/contaminated
    areas.
7. Describe methods of sterilization.
8. Define infectious pathogens, communicable diseases, and hospital-acquired or associated
    infections.
9. Describe the practice of universal precautions, isolation procedures, and infection control.
10. Discuss psychological considerations for management of patients.
11. Identify symptoms and treatment of cardiac arrest, anaphylactic shock, convulsions, seizure,
    hemorrhage, apnea, aspiration, fractures, diabetic coma, and insulin shock.
12. Discuss the use of medical emergency equipment and supplies.
13. Define and identify categories of contrast media.
14. Describe techniques for administration of contrast media.
15. Define communication modes and identify communication problems and their intervention.
16. Recognize various drugs and related use in Radiology.
17. List the contents of an emergency drug box.

Topics and Scope
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I. Principles of Patient Care in Medical Imaging
    A. Effective communication
    B. Psychology considerations (death & factors affecting emotional responses)
    C. Body mechanics
    D. Medical and surgical asepsis
    E. Administration of barium, medications and contrast media
    F. Infection control
    G. Isolation techniques
    H. Vital signs assessment
    I. Safe tube handling
    J. Urinary collection
    K. Fluid administration
    L. Oxygen administration
    M. Standard precautions
    N. Patient Education
    O. Developing professional attitudes
    P. Patient support services
    Q. Patient identification methods
    R. Normal lab values
    S. Implanted devices
    T. Pain assessment
II. Medico-legal Aspects of Patient Care in Medical Imaging
    A. Patient as consumer
    B. Organization of hospital and Radiology department
    C. Medical records and images
    D. Informed and implied consents
III. Radiation Protection
    A. Patients
    B. Self
    C. Others
IV. Pharmacology in Medical Imaging
    A. Contrast media
    B. Medication
    C. Injection modes
    D. Crash cart (emergency drug box)
V. Documentation
    A. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
    B. Patient's rights
VI. Symptoms of and Treatment
     A. Cardiac arrest
    B. Anaphylactic shock
    C. Convulsions
    D. Seizure
    E. Hemorrhage
    F. Aspiration
    G. Fractures
    H. Diabetes
    I. Respiratory failure
    J. Airway obstruction
    K. Cerebral vascular accident
VII. Modes of Communication
    A. Verbal
    B. Non-verbal
    C. Problems
    D. Intervention
VIII. Occupational Health and Safety Administration
    A. Environmental safety
    B. Magnetic Resonance (MR) safety
IX. Trauma
    A. Head injuries
    B. Spinal injuries
    C. Wounds
    D. Burns
X. Mobile and Surgical Radiography
    A. Neonatal
    B. Orthopedic
    C. Surgical

Assignments:
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1. Weekly chapter readings (15-20 pages/week)
2. Presentation of a report on OSHA implications
3. Quizzes (5-7), one mid-term, one final exam

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%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because this course includes essay exams that fulfil the writing component of the course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 15%
OSHA Report
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
75 - 85%
Quizzes, mid-term, final exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 10%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Patient Care in Radiography. 9th ed. Ehrlich, Ruth and Coakes, Dawn. Elsevier. 2016
Instructor prepared materials

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