SRJC Course Outlines

7/7/2022 10:03:45 AMRADT 64L Course Outline as of Fall 2018

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  RADT 64LTitle:  PATIENT CARE RAD LAB  
Full Title:  Patient Care in Radiology Laboratory
Last Reviewed:5/8/2017

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled3.0017.5 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total 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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Laboratory demonstration in a simulated clinical environment and practice of patient care skills required of the radiologic technologist.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Concurrent Enrollment in RADT 60, RADT 64, RADT 61A and RADT 71A (or formerly RADT 61.1AL)


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:
Acceptance in program

Schedule of Classes Information
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Laboratory demonstration in a simulated clinical environment and practice of patient care skills required of the radiologic technologist.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Concurrent Enrollment in RADT 60, RADT 64, RADT 61A and RADT 71A (or formerly RADT 61.1AL)
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:Acceptance in 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.  Properly set up and work with sterile fields while maintaining proper aseptic techniques.
2.  Handle patients using proper body mechanics and safe practices.
3.  Perform patient care skills within the scope of practice of a radiologic technologist.
 

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By the end of this course students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate appropriate medical communication to patients and other personnel in a medical
    imaging department.
2. Demonstrate proper practices of body mechanics, medical and surgical asepsis, and infection
    control.
3. Demonstrate proper handling of drainage, endotracheal, urinary and other tubes.
4. Obtain accurate vital signs.
5. Demonstrate safe transfer of patients.
6. Assist radiologist and radiologic technologist in the administration of barium enema,
    emergency medications, contrast media and intravenous infusions.

Topics and Scope
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I. Principles of Patient Care in Radiology
    A. Communications
    B. Body mechanics
    C. Medical and surgical asepsis
    D. Route of administration of barium enema, medications and contrast media
    E. Infection control
    F. Isolation techniques
    G. Vital signs assessment
    H. Safe handling of tubes and intravenous pumps
    I. Patient transfer/transport
    J. Emergency response in radiology department
    K. Oxygen administration
II. Laboratory Demonstration and Practice
    A. Hand washing
    B. Sterile gloving
    C. Sterile gowning and gloving
    D. Skin preparation
    E. Medication preparation
    F. Patient transfer
    G. Sterile package opening
    H. Barium enema
    I. Vital signs
    J. Intravenous tubing and set-up
 
All topics are covered in both the lecture and lab parts of the course except for Emergency response in radiology department. This section is only discussed in Lecture.

Assignments:
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Lecture Related Assignments:
1. Reading from the textbook and instructor-prepared materials (10-20 pages/week)
 
Lab Related Assignments:
1. Laboratory practice of all skills as demonstrated by instructor
2. Successful completion of 15-18 skills in the laboratory (Performance exams)

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 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
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
80 - 90%
Performance exams, skills check-off
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
10 - 20%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Patient Care in Radiography. 9th ed. Ehrlich, Ruth and Coakes, Dawn. Elsevier. 2016
Instructor prepared materials

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