SRJC Course Outlines

1/16/2022 2:22:59 AMRADT 61C Course Outline as of Fall 2018

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  RADT 61CTitle:  RAD POSITIONING 3  
Full Title:  Radiographic Positioning 3
Last Reviewed:8/28/2017

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled8.75
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled1.508 min.Lab Scheduled26.25
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.00 Contact Total35.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  17.50Total Student Learning Hours: 52.50 

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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Radiographic anatomy, positioning, and image analysis. Instruction includes lecture, positioning demonstrations, and practice. Students learn to perform radiographic procedures of the skull, facial bones and orbits, mandible, temporomandibular joints.  Evaluation of radiographic images for diagnostic quality.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of RADT 61B and Concurrent Enrollment in RADT 71C


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:
Acceptance into program

Schedule of Classes Information
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Radiographic anatomy, positioning, and image analysis. Instruction includes lecture, positioning demonstrations, and practice. Students learn to perform radiographic procedures of the skull, facial bones and orbits, mandible, temporomandibular joints.  Evaluation of radiographic images for diagnostic quality.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of RADT 61B and Concurrent Enrollment in RADT 71C
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:Acceptance into 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. Competently perform radiographic procedures of the skull, facial bones, mandible, sinuses, and intracranial structures.
 

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By the end of this course students will be able to:
1. Perform correct positioning for the skull, facial bones, temporomandibular joints, mandible,
    paranasal sinuses, orbits, and nasal bone.
2. Correctly manipulate the radiographic equipment and accessories.
3. Practice safe radiation protection measures for patients, self, and others.
4. Critically analyze image to include technical criteria, positioning criteria, anatomical
    identification, and diagnostic quality.

Topics and Scope
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All topics presented in lecture and applied in lab:
I. Principles of Radiographic Positioning and Anatomy
    A. Skull
    B. Facial bones
    C. Temporomandibular joints            
    D. Mandible
    E. Paranasal sinuses
    F. Orbits
    G. Nasal bone examinations
II. Landmarks of the Head and Face
III. Principles of Radiation Protection to Patient, Technologist, and Ancillary Personnel
IV. Principles of Safe Manipulation of the Head of a Trauma Patient
V. Criteria for Image Analysis to Include Technical Criteria, Positioning Criteria, Anatomical
    Identification, and Acceptance of Diagnostic Quality

Assignments:
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Lecture Related Assignments:
1. Reading and study of 6-8 anatomy and positioning modules
2. Completion of 4-6 quizzes
3. Midterm and final exam
 
Lab Related Assignments:
1. Completion of 6-8 written analyses of images
2. Completion of positioning check-offs (not graded)
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
10 - 30%
Image analyses
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
30 - 40%
Practical final exam
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 40%
Quizzes, midterm, and 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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Merrill's Atlas of Radiographic Positioning & Procedures. 13th ed. Long, W. Bruce, Rollins, Hall Jeannean, Smith, J. Barbara. Elsevier. 2015
Instructor prepared materials

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