SRJC Course Outlines

5/19/2022 1:17:51 AMRADT 61AL Course Outline as of Fall 2013

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  RADT 61ALTitle:  CLINICAL EXPERIENCE 1  
Full Title:  Clinical Experience 1
Last Reviewed:1/29/2007

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled6.0017 min.Lab Scheduled105.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total6.00 Contact Total105.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total 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
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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This is the first clinical course in the Radiologic Technology Program. Fundamental principles and skills are applied in the care of patients in assigned radiology departments under the direct supervision of a registered radiologic technologist for the completion of required clinical hours.  

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Concurrent Enrollment in RADT 60 and Concurrent Enrollment in RADT 61A and Concurrent Enrollment in RADT 64 and Concurrent Enrollment in RADT 64L


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This is the first clinical course in the Radiologic Technology Program. Fundamental principles and skills are applied in the care of patients in assigned radiology departments under the direct supervision of a registered radiologic technologist for the completion of required clinical hours.  
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Concurrent Enrollment in RADT 60 and Concurrent Enrollment in RADT 61A and Concurrent Enrollment in RADT 64 and Concurrent Enrollment in RADT 64L
Recommended:
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:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1.  Apply theoretical knowledge base, including physiological,
   pathophysiological, psychological, and social concepts, in providing
   care.
2.  Analyze patient care situations and apply appropriate care processes
   when assessing/gathering data related to patients' physical and mental
   conditions.
3.  Analyze patient care situations and apply appropriate care processes
   when collaborating with the radiologic technologist and physicians for
   imaging purposes.
4.  Communicate effectively in interactions with the health care team and
   and with patients and their families.
5.  Practice within the radiologic technologist Scope of Practice of
   professional/ethical standards.
6.  Perform basic tasks expected of a radiologic technologist as a
   collaborating member of a multidisciplinary health care team.
7.  Demonstrate critical thinking behaviors in planning and implementing
   patient care and imaging protocols.  

Topics and Scope
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1.   Orientation to clinical settings
     A. Physical environment
     B. Fire, safety, disaster protocols, emergency codes, equipment.
     C. Policies and Procedures:
        1. Computer systems
           a. digital imaging
           b. health information system
        2. Documentation with regards to imaging procedures
        3. Health Insurance and Portability Assurance Act (HIPAA)
2.   Assignment Procedures
     A. Room schedule
     B. Rotation details
3.   Preparation for patient care
4.   Error prevention
     A. Image analysis
     B. Critical thinking
     C. Evaluation of image quality
5.   Code of Ethics
6.   Patient Rights
7.   Standard and special infection control procedures
8.   Physical assessments to individual patients
     A. Current medical problems
     B. Potential complications
9.   Recognizing and supporting patients' coping strategies
10.  Management of imaging procedures
     A. Routines and protocols for procedures
     B. Patient supervisions
     C. Critical thinking and adaptation to patients' needs.
11.  Radiation Protection
     A. Patients
     B. Self
     C. Others
     D. As Low as Reasonably Achievable (ALARA)
12.  Clinical Competencies
     A. Mandatory
        1. chest
        2. abdomen
     B. Elective
13.  Basic tasks of a radiologic technologist
     A. Skill performance
     B. Equipment use
     C. Documentation  

Assignments:
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1.  Completion of 8 bi-weekly progress reports (not graded).
2.  Completion of two mandatory competencies: Chest and Abdomen
3.  Completion of required clinical hours.
4.  Completion of a final clinical evaluation.  

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 problem solving assessments and 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
10 - 30%
Field work, Clinical evaluation
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
50 - 60%
Class performances, Performance exams, Clinical competencies and final evaluation
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
20 - 30%
Attendance and participation - completion of hours requirement


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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SRJC Clinical Competency Handbook, most current edition.

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