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2018 - 2019 Catalog 
2018 - 2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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RAD 160 - Clinical Education 2

Credits: 10
The second phase with structured clinical experience necessary to perform radiographic procedures. The students will continue to work within the radiology department and hospital. Provides students with the opportunities to apply, practice and perfect the skills needed to function as a radiographer. Up to 25% of the student's scheduled time may be on off-shift rotations as scheduled by the clinical education center. A minimum of one week on afternoon shift and one weekend will be scheduled during this clinical sequence.

Prerequisite(s): RAD 135 , RAD 140W , RAD 230 , RAD 235 , RAD 264  each with a “C” (2.0) minimum grade
Corequisite(s): RAD 165W , RAD 212  
Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 600
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: No

Outcomes and Objectives  

  1. Demonstrate knowledge and skills in performing radiographic examinations.
    1. Display professionalism in manners, language, and dress.
    2. Demonstrate punctuality.
    3. Work professionally within the hospital organization and radiology department including:
      1. Location of emergency equipment
      2. Location of various departments
      3. Radiology department workflow
      4. Hospital and radiology department computer systems
      5. Hospital emergency policies and protocols
    4. Demonstrate ability to set up all/any equipment necessary to perform exams related to radiographic procedures.
    5. Analyze and demonstrate ability to communicate with patients and staff taking into consideration age level, condition, and situation.
    6. Demonstrate the worth and dignity of each and every patient.
    7. Differentiate and critique each radiograph taken during an exam.
    8. Apply and integrate knowledge of related anatomy and positioning to the production of quality radiographs.
    9. Document patient history.
    10. Recognize any serious complication where a deviation in technique or position may occur.
    11. Apply appropriate technique for each patient and situation.
    12. Demonstrate continued proficieny in all previously passed competencies.
    13. Practica and enhance critical thinking and problem solving skills as they pertain to the care of patients and the performace of radiographic procedures.

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