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Areas of Study | | RDTC212 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: RDTC212
COURSE TITLE:Special Topics in Radiologic Technology
DIVISION:Sciences
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:2
CONTACT HOURS:60
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:90
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Selection, development, and presentation of a patient case study; curricular review and preparation for the national ARRT certification exam.

PREREQUISITES:
Successful Completion of RDTC203, RDTC204, RDTC205, RDTC210.

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Conduct basic, case-based research
  • Synthesize learning from previous course work
  • Give a written and oral presentation of a patient case using appropriate supporting materials
  • Discuss theories and principles of test taking
  • Identify the major categories of the ARRT Certification Examination
  • Prepare for the ARRT Certification Examination
  • Prepare a professional development plan

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  • The ARRT Examination
  • Test Taking Strategies
  • Radiation Protection Review
  • Radiologic Procedures Review
  • Patient Care Review
  • Image Formation and Evaluation Review
  • Equipment Operation and Maintenance Review
  • Life Long Learning
  • CE requirements of an R.T
  • Professional Societies
  • Interviewing skills

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:

Mosby’s Comprehensive Review of Radiography. Calloway, Elsevier, 7th Edition

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

EVALUATION:

Professional development plan, Case Study, 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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