SRJC Course Outlines

1/16/2022 3:03:44 AMRADT 100 Course Outline as of Fall 2020

Changed Course
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 Scheduled06 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
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Catalog Description:
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A survey of careers and programs in medical imaging. Mathematical calculations used in radiology and radiation protection. Discussion of American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) code of ethics, licensing eligibility, and impacts of medical imaging on general patient care and trauma care.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course completion of CI 54 and Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
A survey of careers and programs in medical imaging. Mathematical calculations used in radiology and radiation protection. Discussion of American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) code of ethics, licensing eligibility, and impacts of medical imaging on general patient care and trauma care.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course completion of CI 54 and 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

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Compare and contrast various career opportunities in medical imaging.
2. Discuss the impacts of medical imaging on the general and special populations.
 

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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.   List and compare the Systems International units as used in health care.
4.   Explain the production of x-rays and their effects on matter.
5.   List the radiation protection measures for self, patients, and other medical personnel.
6.   Compare and contrast the elements of practical applications for radiation protection.
7.   Compare and contrast elements of the ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic
      Technologists) code of ethics.     
8.   Identify the eligibility possibilities for those applying for a state and/or national license.    
9.   List the impacts of medical imaging on the adult population
10. List the impacts of medical imaging on the gerontologic population.
11. List the impacts of medical imaging on the pediatric population.   
12. 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. Radiation dose calculation
    B. 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. American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) code of ethics
    B. Licensing eligibility
         1. State requirements
         2. Registry requirements
    C. Background check
    D. Applicants with a criminal background
 
VI. Patient Care
    A. Gerontology
    B. Pediatrics
    C. Trauma

Assignments:
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1. Written reports (one of each)
    A. Ethical Behaviors in Medical Imaging
    B. Basic Terminology, or the Technology, Used in Medical Imaging in the Clinical Setting
    C. Legal Aspects of Medical Imaging
    D. Career Exploration
2. Read a chapter every week (10-20 pages)
3. Complete research paper comparing different imaging modalities
4. Quizzes (2-5)
5. Midterm exam
6. 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
15 - 30%
Research paper and written reports
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%
Quizzes, midterm, and final exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 15%
Class participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Introduction to Radiologic Technology. 8th ed. Callaway, William. Mosby. 2020
Instructor prepared materials

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