Radiography (RAD)

RAD 228 - Enhanced Patient Care for Computed Tomography Imaging

Course Description

Effective: 2014-01-01

Applies critical thinking skills including but not limited to patient assessment and care, contrast administration, and radiation safety, as related to those patients receiving Computed Tomography (CT) diagnostic/interventional imaging services.
Credits 3 hours. Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course is designed to facilitate critical thinking skills for students during the delivery of Computed Tomography (CT) examinations for patients of all ages.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

The student must be American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certified in a primary category: Radiography, Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy, or ARRT eligible.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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RAD 248 - Case Studies in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MR)

Course Description

Effective: 2014-05-01

Introduces student to role of collaborator in patient care by providing the critical thinking skills necessary to implement appropriate examination protocols and patient care essential for obtaining diagnostic images. Features cases that can be performed via Magnetic Resonance (MR) simulation or from actual MR examinations.
Credits 3. Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course is designed to contribute more student critical thinking skills about normal and abnormal studies during the delivery of MR examinations for patient of all ages.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

ARRT or eligible

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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RAD 249 - Comprehensive Foundations of Breast Imaging

Course Description

Effective: 2014-05-01

Provides the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) registered radiologic technologists with the educational foundation needed to complete the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) and ARRT requirements of didactic education (clinical requirements not included) necessary to prepare for the ARRT certification exam in mammography.
Credits 3. Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

Students will gain the foundational knowledge needed to prepare them to take the ARRTMammography certification exam. This course will support technologists seeking additional certification in Mammography which does not require a full program of study.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

ARRT or eligible

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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RAD 251 - Enhanced Patient Care for Magnetic Resonance (MR) Imaging

Course Description

Effective: 2014-05-01

Applies critical thinking skills including but not limited to patient assessment and care, contrast administration and magnet safety as related to those patients receiving MR services
Credits 3. Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course is designed to facilitate critical thinking skills for students during the delivery of Magnetic Resonance examinations for patients of all ages.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

ARRT or eligible

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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RAD 252 - Foundational Mammography Clinical Training

Course Description

Effective: 2014-05-01

Designed to meet the initial MQSA/ARRT 25 supervised clinical mammography examinations mandated for students preparing to take the certification exam in mammography. The remaining mandatory exams are not included in this course and will be the responsibility of the student to obtain.
Credits 1. Lab 2 hours per week.
1 credits

General Course Purpose

Students will gain the necessary clinical experience to perform and document the initial 25 required mammography examinations in preparation for them to take the ARRT Mammography certification exam. This course will support technologists seeking additional certification in Mammography which does not require a full program of study.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

ARRT or eligible

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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