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analysis,integration,synthesis and evaluation of concepts and theo- ries in the performance of radiologic procedures.Through structured sequential,competency-based assignments in clinical setting,con- cepts of team practice,patient-centered clinical practice and profes- sional development shall be discussed,examined and evaluated. Clinical practice experiences shall be designed to provide patient care and assessment,competent performance of Radiologic imaging and total quality management.Levels of competency and outcomes measurement shall ensure the well being of the patient preparatory to,during and following the radiologic procedure.

RADT 203 Radiographic Clinical Education IV 4 Credits Prerequisites: RADT 202.Content and clinical practice experiences shall be designed for sequential development,application,critical analysis,integration,synthesis and evaluation of concepts and theo- ries in the performance of radiologic procedures.Through structured sequential,competency-based assignments in clinical setting,con- cepts of team practice,patient-centered clinical practice and profes- sional development shall be discussed,examined and evaluated. Clinical practice experiences shall be designed to provide patient care and assessment,competent performance of Radiologic imaging and total quality management.Levels of competency and outcomes measurement shall ensure the well being of the patient preparatory

to,during and following the radiologic procedure. RADT 204 Radiographic Clinical Education V

4 Credits

Prerequisites: RADT 203.Content and clinical practice experiences shall be designed for sequential development,application,critical analysis,integration,synthesis and evaluation of concepts and theo- ries in the performance of radiologic procedures.Through structured sequential,competency-based assignments in clinical setting,con- cepts of team practice,patient-centered clinical practice and profes- sional development shall be discussed,examined and evaluated. Clinical practice experiences shall be designed to provide patient care and assessment,competent performance of Radiologic imaging and total quality management.Levels of competency and outcomes measurement shall ensure the well being of the patient preparatory

to,during and following the radiologic procedure.

RADT 206 Radiobiology and Radiation Protection

3 Credits

Prerequisites: RADT 111 and RADT 117.Covers theories and principles of the effects of ionizing radiation upon living tissues.Includes dosages,measurements,DNA structures and functions,cellular radiosensitivity.Overview of principles of radiation protection cov-

ered. RADT 209 Radiographic Positioning IV

3 Credits

Prerequisites: RADT 201.Content is designed to provide a knowledge base necessary to perform standard radiographic procedures along

with the application to special studies.Consideration will be given to the production of images of optimal diagnostic quality.Laboratory experience should be used to complement the didactic portion.

RADT 218 Image Production and Evaluation II 3 Credits Prerequisites:RADT 112.Explains phototiming and its relationship to manual techniques.Associates kVp and mAs with the quality and quantity of radiation.Covers standard darkroom procedure,automat-

ic processing,fluoroscopy and quality assurance.

RADT 221 Pharmacology and Advanced Procedures

3 Credits

Prerequisites: RADT 201.Covers theories and principles of current imaging modalities.Content is also designed to cover contrast media along with the theory and basic technique of venipuncture.The role of the radiographer during medical emergencies is also addressed.

RADT 250 Introduction to Cross Sectional Anatomy

2 Credits

Prerequisites:Program Advisor Approval.Introduces the student to cross sectional anatomy. Covers the terminology related to sectional anatomy. Discusses different planes of the body and associates them with quality of images that will be encountered in clinical practice. Discusses common pathologies related to the anatomy presented.Covers anatomy in cross sectional plane and all structures

and functions pertaining to the related anatomy.

RADT 275 Pathology for Radiologic Technology 3 Credits Prerequisites:RADT 112,RADT 117 and RADT 218.This course exam- ines basic concepts concerning disease,its causes and the resulting changes as viewed radiographically. Emphasizes needed technical changes to produce optimal radiographs from correlations to patient

symptoms.

RADT 276 Film Critique for Radiologic Technology

3 Credits

Prerequisites:RADT 117,RADT 201 and RADT 218.This course ana- lyzes radiographic images for accuracy.Students will discuss how to adjust mis-positioning or technical factors to obtain optimal images when a less than optimal one has been obtained. Course intends to develop a high degree of problem-solving ability,as well as provide a practical image analysis reference for the senior student.

RADT 299 General Exam Review

3 Credits

Prerequisites:Program Advisor Approval.Reviews content of pro- gram, emphasizing anatomy,physics,exposure principles,position- ing and radiation safety.Simulated registry exams prepare students-

for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist Examination.

RDTH 100 Introduction to Radiation Therapy 2 Credits Prerequisites:Admission to the Radiation Therapy program.Content is designed to provide the student with an overview of the founda- tions in radiation therapy and the practitioner’s role in the health care delivery system.This course will provide students with a histori- cal overview of radiation therapy and its role in medicine.An intro- duction to radiation therapy treatment techniques,equipment,ter- minology, and professional responsibilities will be included.

RDTH 145 Clinical Externship I

1 Credit

Prerequisites:Admission to the Radiation Therapy program. Corequisite:RDTH 100.Introduces the student to procedures per- formed in Radiation Therapy,and provides the student with greater opportunities to gain practical experience.During this first semester of clinical education,the student is expected to develop the compe- tency to perform simple clinical procedures with progressively less assistance.Emphasis continues to be given to the development of professional responsibility and the practice of total patient care and radiation safety practices.

RDTH 150 Patient Care in Radiation Oncology 3 Credits Prerequisites:None.Corequisite:RDTH 100.Provides the student with basic concepts of patient care specific to radiation therapy including consideration of physical and psychological conditions. Handling of patients,patient examinations,asepsis,local and sys- temic reactions,nutrition and medications are discussed.Factors influencing patient health during and following a course of radia-

tion will be identified. RDTH 155 Clinical Externship II

3 Credits

Prerequisites:RDTH 145.Introduces the student to procedures per- formed in Radiation Therapy,and provides the student with greater opportunities to gain practical experience.During this second semester of clinical education,the student is expected to develop the competency to perform simple to intermediate clinical proce- dures with progressively less assistance.Emphasis continues to be given to the development of professional responsibility and the practice of total patient care and radiation safety practices.

RDTH 220 Techniques and Applications in Radiation Therapy

3 Credits

Prerequisites:RDTH 100.Content is designed to provide the student with the basic concepts of dosimetry and treatment planning. Various external beam techniques and applications,depth dose data,and summation of isodose curves are discussed.Modalities of treatment,patient setup,dose measurement,dose calculation and verification are also included.

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