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RAD 160 Radiographic Positioning II
Credit Hours:  4
Effective Term: Fall 2013
SUN#: NA
AGEC: (None)  
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures, 6 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F
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Description: Human structure/function, sectional anatomy and the fundamentals of radiographic positioning of the bony thorax, contrast studies of urinary and digestive systems, cranium, arthrography, myelography, venography, pediatric imaging, basic mobile radiography and imaging during trauma and surgery.

Prerequisites: RAD110 and Radiologic Technology Cohort student

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Identify the structure and function of anatomy related to the bony thorax, contrast studies of urinary and digestive systems, cranium, arthrography, myelography, venography, pediatric imaging, basic mobile radiography and imaging during trauma and surgery.
2. (Knowledge Level) Define the standard positioning terms related to procedures of the bony thorax, contrast studies of urinary and digestive systems, cranium, arthrography, myelography, venography, pediatric imaging, basic mobile radiography and imaging during trauma and surgery.
3. (Comprehension Level) Explain the general considerations for radiographic procedures of the bony thorax, contrast studies of urinary and digestive systems, cranium, arthrography, myelography, venography, pediatric imaging, basic mobile radiography and imaging during trauma and surgery, including an evaluation of radiographic orders, patients with special needs, room preparation and patient communication.
4. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate images of the bony thorax, contrast studies of urinary and digestive systems, cranium, arthrography, myelography, venography, pediatric imaging, basic mobile radiography and imaging during trauma and surgery for positioning, centering, appropriate anatomy and overall image quality.
5. (Knowledge Level) Indicate the anatomy and structures visualized on routine radiographs of the bony thorax, contrast studies of urinary and digestive systems, cranium, arthrography, myelography, venography, pediatric imaging, basic mobile radiography and imaging during trauma and surgery.
6. (Application Level) Demonstrate the routine and special positions/ projections for bony thorax, contrast studies of urinary and digestive systems, cranium, arthrography, myelography, venography, pediatric imaging, basic mobile radiography and imaging during trauma and surgery.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
Students will achieve a level of competency as outlined by the compendium of learning objectives for Radiographic Procedures (p. 95) and Image Analysis (p.82) of the Radiography Curriculum (2012) established by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) and recognized as a standard for accreditation by Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) and meet the Professional Requirements specified in Section 2.02 of the ARRT Rules and Regulations and identified in the Competency Requirements for Primary Certification of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) Radiography Curriculum
http://www.asrt.org/docs/educators/ed_curr_rad2012approved_071112.pdf?sfvrsn=0

American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)

ARRT Radiography Didactic and Clinical Requirements
https://www.arrt.org/pdfs/Disciplines/Competency-Requirements/RAD-Competency-Requirements.pdf
ARRT Content Specifications Radiography
https://www.arrt.org/pdfs/Disciplines/Content-Specification/RAD-Content-Specification.pdf
ARRT Task Inventory Radiography
https://www.arrt.org/pdfs/Examinations/RAD-Task-Inventory-2012.pdf