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RAD 270 Advanced Imaging
Credit Hours:  2
Effective Term: Fall 2013
SUN#: NA
AGEC: (None)  
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F
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Description: An overview of the various fields of medical imaging with a focus on Computed Tomography.

Prerequisites: Radiologic Technology Cohort student

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Explain the various energies used to generate images, the equipment and other dynamics of specialties within the imaging environment.
2. (Knowledge Level) Summarize the benefits of CT scan technology and its clinical applications.
3. (Knowledge Level) Describe the components of the CT imaging system.
4. (Comprehension Level) Explain the theoretical principles and the practical applications of the various specialties within medical imaging.
5. (Comprehension Level) Explain modality integration, correlation and radiation safety practices.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
Students will achieve a level of competency as outlined by the compendium of learning objectives for the Basic Principles of Computed Tomography (p. 98) 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