Dec 06, 2022  
Course/Program Inventory 
    
Course/Program Inventory

RADT 2270 - Radiographic Practicum IV



Credit hours: 2

Prerequisites: Formal acceptance into the Radiologic Technology Program

Industry Certifications The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Certification and Registration

Course Description:
This course is a continuation of Radiographic Practicum III and is designed for students to participate in radiographic examinations under approved supervision in the clinical setting. Experience in a variety of procedures will assist students in applying theory and developing specified levels of competence. Students will demonstrate intermediate use of radiographic equipment, along with enhanced development of skills in positioning, patient care, interpersonal communications, image analysis, and radiation safety practices. In addition, continued improvement of critical thinking and problem solving skills for non-routine situations will be highlighted, along with special exams. Competence at this intermediate level will be evaluated and documented for a selected category of exams.

Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate correct positioning skills while utilizing appropriate radiation safety techniques.
  2. Properly manage communications with the patient, their family, and all members of the health care team.
  3. Evaluate images and determine corrective measures for improving less than optimum quality radiographs.