Radiology

 

 

Course Descriptions

 

 

RADR1301 Introduction to Radiography

48 lecture hours………………………..…………………......3

An overview of the historical development of radiography, basic radiation protection, an introduction to medical terminology, ethical and legal issues for health care professionals, and an orientation to the program and the health care system.

 

 

RADR1311 Basic Radiographic Procedures

32 lecture + 64 laboratory hours…………..……......3

An introduction to radiographic positioning terminology, the proper manipulation of equipment, positioning and alignment of the anatomical structure and equipment, and evaluation of images for proper demonstration of basic anatomy.

 

 

RADR1303 Patient Care

32 lecture + 32 laboratory hours.……………………3

An introduction in patient assessment, infection control procedures, emergency and safety procedures, communication and patient interaction skills, and basic pharmacology.

 

 

RADR1161 Clinical 1

80 clinical hours.………………………………………..........1

A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.

 

 

RADR1313 Principles of Radiology I

32 lecture + 32 laboratory hours….………………….3

An introduction to radiographic image qualities and the effects of exposure variables upon these qualities.

 

 

RADR2401 Intermediate Radiography Procedures

32 lecture + 64 laboratory hours………………………4

A continuation of the study of the proper manipulation of radiographic equipment, positioning and alignment of the anatomical structure and equipment, and evaluation of images for proper demonstration of anatomy.

 

RADR2313 Radiation Biology and Protection

48 lecture hours………………………………..……………...3

A study of the effects of radiation exposure on biological systems, typical medical exposure levels, methods for measuring and monitoring radiation, and methods for protecting personnel and patients from excessive exposure

 

 

RADR1362 Clinical II

288 clinical hours……………………………………………….3

An introductory health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.

 

 

RADR1353 Clinical III

288 clinical hours………….. ……………………………….3

An intermediate health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.

 

 

RADR2305 Principles of Radiography II

48 lecture hours………………………………..……………….3

A continuation of the study of radiographic imaging technique formulation, image quality assurance, and the synthesis of all variables in image production.

 

 

RADR2217 Radiographic Pathology

32 lecture hours……………………………….………………..2

A presentation of the disease process and common diseases and their appearance on medical images.

 

 

RADR2461 Clinical IV

384 clinical hours…………………..…………………………..4

An advanced health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.

 

 

RADR2333 Advanced Medical Imaging

48 lecture hours………………………………………………..3

An exploration of specialized imaging modalities.

 

 

RADR2335 Radiographic Tech Seminar

48 lecture hours…………………………………………….....3

A capstone course focusing on the synthesis of professional knowledge, skills, and attitudes in preparation for professional employment and lifelong learning.

 

 

RADR2452 Clinical V

384 clinical hours……………………….……………………….4

A capstone health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.