SRJC Course Outlines

5/24/2022 2:04:16 AMRADT 71F Course Outline as of Fall 2021

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  RADT 71FTitle:  CLINICAL EXPERIENCE 6  
Full Title:  Clinical Experience 6
Last Reviewed:9/14/2020

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum4.00Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum4.00Lab Scheduled08 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR12.00 Contact DHR210.00
 Contact Total12.00 Contact Total210.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 210.00 

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 last clinical course in the Radiologic Technology Program. Advanced principles and skills are applied in the care of patients in assigned radiology departments under the direct supervision of a registered radiologic technologist.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of RADT 71E; AND Concurrent Enrollment in RADT 68


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:
Acceptance into Program

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

Prerequisites:Course Completion of RADT 71E; AND Concurrent Enrollment in RADT 68
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 2016Inactive:
 
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.  Operate radiographic imaging equipment and accessory devices, position patients; modify standard procedures to accommodate for patient condition exposure factors, and other variables to perform radiographic examination and procedures with minimum radiation exposure for the patient, self, and others.
2.  Perform tasks expected of an entry level radiologic technologist as a collaborating member of a multidisciplinary health care team.
 

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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 and collaborate effectively in interactions with the health care team and with patients and their families.
5. Practice within the Radiologist Technologist Scope of Practice of professional/ethical standards.
6. Demonstrate critical thinking behaviors in planning and implementing patient care and imaging protocols.

Topics and Scope
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I. Orientation to Clinical Setting
    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)
II. Preparation for Patient Care
    A. Image analysis
    B. Critical thinking
    C. Evaluation of image quality
III. Error Prevention
    A. Image analysis
    B. Critical thinking
    C. Evaluation of image quality
IV.   Code of Ethics
V.   Patient Rights
VI.  Standard and Special Infection Control Procedures
VII. Physical Assessments to Individual Patients
    A. Current medical problems
    B. Potential complications
VIII. Recognizing and Supporting Patients' Coping Strategies
IX. Management of Imaging Procedures
    A. Routines and protocols for procedures
    B. Patient supervisions
    C. Critical thinking and adaptation to patients' needs
X. Radiation Protection
    A. Patients
    B. Self
    C. Others
    D. As Low As Reasonably Achievable
XI. Clinical Competencies
    A. Mandatory
    B. Elective
XII. Basic Tasks of a Radiologic Technologist
    A. Skill performance
    B. Equipment use
    C. Documentation

Assignments:
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1. Completion of 3 bi-weekly progress reports (not graded)
2. Completion of mandatory and elective competencies
3. Completion of 200 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, current edition,

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