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RAD 210 Radiation Physics II
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2013
SUN#: NA
AGEC: (None)  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F
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Description: A continuation of "Radiation Physics I" covering the basics of imaging systems and quality control.

Prerequisites: RAD140 and Radiologic Technology Cohort student

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Compare and contrast the general components and functions of the tube circuit and the filament circuit.
2. (Knowledge Level) Identify the components of diagnostic x-ray tubes.
3. (Comprehension Level) Categorize the general types of imaging equipment in terms of purpose, components, applications and operation.
4. (Comprehension Level) Differentiate between image-intensified fluoroscopy and digital fluoroscopy.
5. (Comprehension Level) Explain the purpose, principles and application of linear tomography.
6. (Comprehension Level) Define the elements and benefits of a quality management program to the patient and to the department.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
Students will achieve a level of competency as outlined by the compendium of learning objectives of Radiation Production and Characteristics (p. 92), Principles of Imaging (p. 90), Imaging Equipment (p.83), 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