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Areas of Study | | RDTC202 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: RDTC202
COURSE TITLE:Radiologic Procedures IV
DIVISION:Sciences
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:2
CONTACT HOURS:30
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:90
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Discussion and demonstration of the practice of cardiac, vascular, and interventional procedures.

PREREQUISITES:
Successful Completion of RDTC106 and RDTC110.

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Identify selected cardiovascular and skeletal anatomy
  • Discuss the characteristics of and reactions to iodinated contrast media
  • Demonstrate the ability to set up and work with sterile fields
  • Discuss the operation and application of the various pieces of equipment found in the CIT suite
  • Provide an appropriate level of patient care and management
  • Identify the concepts of and purpose for various CIT procedures
  • Explain the action, use, and side effects of selected pharmaceuticals

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  • Pharmacology
  • Iodine Contrast Media and its purpose, composition, and characteristics
  • Reactions and Treatment of adverse reactions
  • Aseptic Technique
  • Medical Asepsis
  • Surgical Asepsis
  • Methods of Sterilization
  • Preparing Sterile Fields
  • Donning Sterile Articles
  • Working with Sterile Fields
  • Procedural Protocols (each protocol includes: indications, contraindications, preprocedural care, anatomy/pathology, contrast media, equipment, procedure, image acquisition, postprocedural care)
  • Venography
  • Carotid Arteriography
  • Vertebral Arteriography
  • Aortography (arch)
  • Aortography (abdominal)
  • Renal Angiography
  • Femoral Arteriography
  • Pulmonary Angiography
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Vascular Interventional Procedures
  • Non-Vascular Interventional Procedures

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:

Bontrager’s Textbook of Radiographic Positioning and Related Anatomy. Ken Bontrager, John Lampignano & Leslie Kendrick Elsevier, 9th Edition.
Introduction to Radiologic Science and Patient Care. Adler and Carlton, Elsevier, 6th Edition.

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

EVALUATION:

Objective tests, short answer quizzes, laboratory exercises, final exam.

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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