Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines

Biological and Health Sciences Division
R T 51BFUNDAMENTALS OF RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY IISummer 2014
4 hours lecture.4 Units

Total Quarter Learning Hours: 48 (Total of All Lecture, Lecture/Lab, and Lab hours X 12)
 
 Lecture Hours: 4 Lab Hours: Lecture/Lab:
 Note: If Lab hours are specified, see item 10. Lab Content below.

Repeatability -
Statement: Not Repeatable.

Status -
 Course Status: ActiveGrading: Letter Grade Only
 Degree Status: ApplicableCredit Status: Credit
 Degree or Certificate Requirement: AS Degree
 GE Status: Non-GE

Articulation Office Information -
 Transferability: CSUValidation: 1/10; 1/11;11/12;10/2013

1. Description -
Continuation of R T 51A; radiographic anatomy, positioning and procedures related to shoulder girdle, hip/pelvis, gastrointestinal tract, urinary system and biliary system. Intended for students in the radiologic technology program.
Prerequisite: R T 51A.
Co-requisite: None
Advisory: None

2. Course Objectives -
The student will be able to:
  1. List and identify the anatomy of the shoulder girdle, hip/pelvis, abdomen, upper and lower gastrointestinal systems, biliary tract, and urinary system
  2. Describe the positioning used to visualize anatomic structures of the shoulder girdle, hip/pelvis, abdomen, upper and lower gastrointestinal systems, biliary tract, and urinary system
  3. Explain the radiographic procedures of the shoulder girdle, hip/pelvis, abdomen, upper and lower gastrointestinal systems, biliary tract, and urinary system
  4. Evaluate radiographic images and explain rational for each projection/ procedure.
3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment -
  1. Multimedia classroom
  2. Anatomical phantoms and models
  3. Illuminators (viewboxes)
  4. Positioning aids
  5. Computer access/internet access for online Etudes component
  6. 3D Virtual Anatomy Applications
  7. Access to Digital Imaging Teaching File

4. Course Content (Body of knowledge) -
  1. Anatomy (Lec, Lab)
    1. Shoulder/Scapula/Clavicle
    2. Hip/pelvis
    3. Abdomen
    4. Esophagus
    5. Upper GI series
    6. Small bowel series
    7. Barium enema
    8. Surgical Cholangiography
    9. ERCP
    10. Cystography
    11. Cystouragraphy
    12. Intravenous urography
    13. Retrograde pyelography
    14. Hystrosalpingography
    15. Myelogram
    16. Arthrogram
  2. Positioning (Lec, Lab)
    1. Shoulder/Scapula/Clavicle
    2. Hip/pelvis
    3. Abdomen
    4. Esophagus
    5. Upper GI series
    6. Small bowel series
    7. Barium enema
    8. Surgical Cholangiography
    9. ERCP
    10. Cystography
    11. Cystouragraphy
    12. Intravenous urography
    13. Retrograde pyelography
    14. Hystrosalpingography
    15. Myelogram
    16. Arthrogram
  3. Radiographic procedures (Lec)
    1. Contrast media
    2. Fluoroscopy
    3. Radiation protection
    4. Patient prep (pre and post)
    5. Room preparation
  4. Image evaluation (Lec, Lab)
    1. Anatomic structures shown
    2. Positioning and patient instructions
    3. Collimation and central ray
    4. Technical and exposure criteria
    5. Image markers and identifiers
    6. Related pathology
5. Repeatability - Moved to header area.
 
6. Methods of Evaluation -
Methods of evaluation may include, but are not limited to quizzes, midterms, and a comprehensive final examination for content, terminology and knowledge of subject matter. Evaluation of written image analysis for content, form, and application of critique methodology.
7. Representative Text(s) -
Bontranger, Kenneth L. Textbook of Radiographic Positioning and Related Anatomy. 8th Edition. St. Louis Missouri: C.V. Mosby Company, 2013.
Bontranger, Kenneth L. Workbook and Laboratory Manual Radiographic Positioning and Related Anatomy. 8th Edition. St. Louis Missouri: C.V. Mosby Company, 2013. ISBN: 9780323083881

8. Disciplines -
Radiological Technology
 
9. Method of Instruction -
Methods of instruction may include, but are not limited to lecture, discussion, cooperative learning exercises, and demonstration.
 
10. Lab Content -
Not applicable.
 
11. Honors Description - No longer used. Integrated into main description section.
 
12. Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments -
  1. Weekly reading assignments from text and syllabus for integration into clinical practice.
  2. Image Analysis component where application of material in lecture is utilized by evaluating digital radiographic images.
13. Need/Justification -
This course is required core course for the A.S. degree in Radiologic Technology.


Course status: Active
Last updated: 2014-03-20 16:41:36


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