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RAD 102 - Radiology Patient Care Procedures

Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 0 Clinical Hours: 0 Credits: 2

Description: This course provides a study of the procedures and techniques used in the care of the diagnostic imaging patient.

Course Topics:
  • Professionalism
  • Ethics and Morals
  • Diversity
  • Safety and transferring of patients
  • Vital signs
  • Patient history
  • Medical emergencies
  • Aseptic technique
  • Contrast media
  • Fractures

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
Required Materials:
  • Pencil for all tests

Grading System:
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability and to continue in the Radiologic Technology Program.

A = 90 - 100
B = 80 - 89
C = 70 - 79
D = 60 - 69
F =   0 - 59

Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate appropriate patient interaction with emphasis on professionalism, moral and ethics.
  2. Identify and describe the correct technique for evaluating and meeting the physical needs of the patient.
  3. Demonstrate proper methods for safety, transfer, and positioning of a patient.
  4. Analyze and choose the concept appropriate to provide the medical action needed during an acute situation.
  5. Identify means of infection control through aseptic and non-aseptic techniques.
  6. List contrast media used in radiographic studies.
  7. List drugs used during medical emergencies for allergic reactions.

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