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Areas of Study | | RDTC110 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: RDTC110
COURSE TITLE:Clinical Education II
DIVISION:Sciences
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:2
CONTACT HOURS:168
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:90
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Under the direct and/or indirect supervision of qualified radiologic technologists, students will perform radiologic procedures, provide patient care and assessment and participate in quality management as appropriate for their level in the clinical setting.

PREREQUISITES:
Successful Completion of RDTC105, RDTC107, RDTC108, and RDTC109.

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Evaluate the procedure requisition and assess the patients condition
  • Prepare the physical facilities
  • Provide proper patient care, comfort and management
  • Manipulate the equipment and select the exposure factors
  • Accurately position the patient
  • Provide radiation protection for patient, self and others
  • Properly process the image
  • Evaluate the image for diagnostic quality
  • Maintain standards of patient confidentiality
  • Adapt and modify procedures for the specifics of each patient
  • Adhere to the concepts and practice of teamwork in the clinical setting
  • Bring the procedure to closure following the standard practice of the clinical site
  • Obtain successful completion of 3 fluoro proficiencies prior to attempting competencies
  • Obtain successful completion of 14 competencies

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  • 3 proficiencies in fluor prior to attempting competencies
  • Competency in selected procedures
  • Chest
  • Bony Thorax
  • Upper Extremities
  • Lower Extremities
  • Head and Neck
  • Spine and Pelvis
  • Gastrointestinal System
  • Urinary System
  • Mobile and Surgical Procedures
  • Specialty and Other Discipline Rotations
  • Orientation Session of the Clinical Site

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:

DACC Radiologic Technology Program Clinical Education Handbook

See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:

Procedural competency evaluations, professionalism evaluations

A- 93%-100%
B- 84%-92%
C- 75%-83%
D- 66%-74%
F- 65% and below

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Spring 2019

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