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RAD 110 Radiographic Positioning I Lecture
Credit Hours:  2
Effective Term: Fall 2016
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
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Description: An introduction to radiographic positioning and a review of related anatomy covering anatomy, physiology and the fundamentals of radiographic positioning for the upper and lower extremities, shoulder girdle, chest, pelvis, pelvic girdle, abdomen and vertebral column.

Prerequisites: Radiologic Technology Cohort student

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Explain the basics of anatomical and radiographic nomenclature.
2. (Knowledge Level) Identify the structure and function of anatomy related to the upper and lower extremities, shoulder girdle, chest, pelvis, pelvic girdle, vertebral column and abdomen.
3. (Knowledge Level) Define the standard positioning terms related to procedures of the upper and lower extremities, shoulder girdle, chest, pelvis, pelvic girdle, abdomen and vertebral column.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
Students will achieve a level of competency as outlined by the compendium of learning objectives for Radiographic Procedures (p. 96) 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/default-source/educators/ed_curr_rad2012approved_013012.pdf?sfvrsn=2

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.pdf