SRJC Course Outlines

2/20/2024 5:48:27 PMRADT 61C Course Outline as of Fall 2024

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  RADT 61CTitle:  RAD POSITIONING 3  
Full Title:  Radiographic Positioning 3
Last Reviewed:4/24/2023

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:  43 - No Repeats
Also Listed As: 
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Catalog Description:
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In this course, students will study radiographic anatomical positioning and image analysis. Instruction includes lecture, positioning demonstrations, and practice. Students learn to perform radiographic positioning procedures of the skull, facial bones, sinuses, mandible, and 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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In this course, students will study radiographic anatomical positioning and image analysis. Instruction includes lecture, positioning demonstrations, and practice. Students learn to perform radiographic positioning procedures of the skull, facial bones, sinuses, mandible, and 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: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 skull, facial bones, sinuses, mandible, and temporomandibular joints.
 

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At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Perform correct positioning for the skull, facial bones,sinuses, mandible, and temporomandibular joints.
2. Correctly manipulate the radiographic equipment and accessories.
3. Practice safe radiation protection measures for patients, self, and others.
4. Critically analyze images 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. Sinuses
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
    A. Technical criteria
    B. Positioning criteria
    C. Anatomical identification
    D. Acceptance of diagnostic quality

Assignments:
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Lecture-Related Assignments:
1. Reading and study of anatomy and positioning modules (6-8)
2. Weekly writing assignments and chapter worksheets (6-8)
3. Quizzes (4-6)
4. Midterm and final exam
 
Lab-Related Assignments:
1. Completion of written analyses of images (6-8)
2. Completion of positioning check-offs
3. Competency demonstrations (20-25)
4. Completion of a final practical competency demonstration

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%
Written 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 competency demonstration
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
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Merrill's Atlas of Radiographic Positioning & Procedures. 15th ed. Long, W. Bruce, Rollins, Hall Jeannean, Smith, J. Barbara. Elsevier. 2023.
Instructor prepared materials

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