Courses offered - Radiologic Technology
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Independent study of medical terminology and related vocabulary. Instructor-directed online course.
Introduction to radiology and hospital procedures. Role of radiographer as a member of the health care team.
Radiation protection procedures; radiation interaction with matter and dosage problem solving.
Instruction and practical experience in procedures of positioning for the skeletal system with correlation to related anatomy in medical images.
Clinical course. Student participates in supervised practice of radiographic procedures, studied in conjunction with didactic coursework.
Practical application of patient handling: patient assessment, implication of medications and contrast media. BLS certification.
Application of didactic theory in practice on patients/clients under supervision of qualified technologists in a clinical setting.
Continuation of RDT 3300. Additional advanced procedures, including skull, mammography, and gastrointestinal studies.
Presentation of anatomical structures in sectional format, as encountered in computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging.
Minimally supervised clinical experience. Skills practice to proficiency level; additional complex skills.
Practical application of technical exposure factor formulation; imaging systems and subsequent effects of equipment manipulation of images.
Radiation physics; tubes and circuits of radiographic equipment.
Continuation of RDT 3900.
Disease process and how they manifest in imaging modalities. Clarification of modality preference.
Supervised clinical experience in performing radiographic procedures on patients in clinical setting. Evaluation of outcomes; application of knowledge at a progressive level.
Introduction to imaging modalities beyond the scope and practice of the general radiographer; emphasis on interventional procedures.
Continuation of RDT 4500.
Independent research in radiology.
Ethical and legal case studies; research and discussion correlated to philosophical theory and accepted best law practice for general situations in health care and those specific to radiography.
Effects of drug distribution, absorption and excretion as pertaining to physical therapy. Major drug categories, OTC, and nutritional supplements, pertinent to acute and chronic responses to physical therapy; indications, mechanisms, effects.