SRJC Course Outlines

6/13/2024 5:30:14 PMRADT 61B Course Outline as of Fall 2024

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  RADT 61BTitle:  RAD POSITIONING 2  
Full Title:  Radiographic Positioning 2
Last Reviewed:4/24/2023

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled3.0017.5 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total5.00 Contact Total87.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  43 - No Repeats
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Catalog Description:
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In this course, students will learn to perform radiographic positioning procedures related to the digestive tract, urinary system, vertebral column, biliary system, ribs, and sternum. Instruction includes lecture, positioning demonstrations, and practice as well as evaluating images for diagnostic quality.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of RADT 61A; Concurrent Enrollment in RADT 71B and RADT 63A


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:
Acceptance in program

Schedule of Classes Information
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In this course, students will learn to perform radiographic positioning procedures related to the digestive tract, urinary system, vertebral column, biliary system, ribs, and sternum. Instruction includes lecture, positioning demonstrations, and practice as well as evaluating images for diagnostic quality.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of RADT 61A; Concurrent Enrollment in RADT 71B and RADT 63A
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:Acceptance in program
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:43 - No Repeats

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:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1. Competently perform radiographic positioning procedures of the digestive tract, urinary system, entire vertebral column, biliary system, ribs, and sternum.
 

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At the conclusion of this course students should be able to:
1. Correctly perform radiographic positioning procedures related to the digestive tract, urinary system, entire vertebral column, biliary system, ribs, and sternum.
2. Correctly manipulate the radiographic equipment and accessories.
3. Practice safe radiation for patients, self, and others.
4. Identify the criteria of proper positioning of body parts on images.

Topics and Scope
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All topics presented in lecture and applied in lab:
I. Positioning Demonstrations and Practice
    A. Cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine
    B. Sacrum and coccyx
    C. Upper gastrointestinal tract and biliary system
    D. Lower gastrointestinal tract
    E. Urinary system
    F. Ribs, sternum, and sternoclavicular joints
II. Principles of Radiation Protection for Patient, Technologist, and Other Personnel
III. Evaluation of Images for Technical Critique, Positioning Critique, Pathology Identification, and Acceptance Criteria

Assignments:
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Lecture-Related Assignments:
1. Reading and study of 10-15 anatomy and positioning modules
2. Weekly writing assignments and chapter worksheets (18-20)
3. Quizzes (10-15)
4. Midterm and final exam
 
Lab-Related Assignments:
1. Completion of written analyses of images (8-12)
2. Completion of positioning check-offs
3. Completion of a final practical 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
5 - 15%
Weekly writing assignments and chapter worksheets
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
5 - 15%
Image analyses
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 40%
Competency demonstrations, final practical skills demonstration
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 40%
Quizzes; midterm, and final
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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Merrill's Atlas of Radiographic Positions and Radiologic Procedures.15th ed. Long, Bruce and Rollins, Jeannean and Smith, Barbara. Elsevier. 2023.
Instructor prepared materials

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