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Radiologic Technology SLOs


Course Number Course Name Objectives
RAD 1A Clinical Experience 1A
  • The student will demonstrate proper use of lead markers.
  • The student will position the patient and image receptor to achieve accurate demonstration of the affected body part.
  • The student will use personnel and radiation protection measures each exam warrants
  • The student will use appropriate and effective written, oral and nonverbal communication with patients, the public, and members of the healthcare team
  • The student will critique images for appropriate anatomy, accuracy of positioning, image quality, and patient identification.
RAD 1B Clinical Experience 1B
  • The student will demonstrate proper use of lead markers.
  • The student will position the patient and image receptor to achieve accurate demonstration of the affected body part.
  • The student will use personnel and radiation protection measures each exam warrants
  • The student will use appropriate and effective written, oral and nonverbal communication with patients, the public, and members of the healthcare team
  • The student will critique images for appropriate anatomy, accuracy of positioning, image quality, and patient identification.
RAD 2A Clinical Experience 2A
  • The student will select technical factors appropriate for the part examined to produce a diagnostic image.
  • The student will demonstrate advanced-level competency on radiographic examinations.
  • The student will be able to explain radiographic procedures to patients completely and clearly.
  • The student will be able to operate the beam restrictor to limit radiation exposure and improve image quality.
  • Students will be able to apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills to perform job related functions.
RAD 2B Clinical Experience 2B
  • The student will demonstrate proper aseptic and sterile technique.
  • The student will accurately assess patient condition for every radiographic procedure.
  • The student will be able to select technical factors appropriate for the body part being radiographed.
  • Students will demonstrate appropriate level of understanding of radiographic procedures.
RAD 3A Clinical Experience 3A
  • The student will critique images for appropriate anatomy, accuracy of positioning, image quality, and patient identification.
  • The student will demonstrate proper use of lead markers.
  • The student will position the patient and image receptor to achieve accurate demonstration of the affected body part.
  • The student will use personnel and radiation protection measures each exam warrants
  • The student will use appropriate and effective written, oral and nonverbal communication with patients, the public, and members of the healthcare team
RAD 3B Clinical Experience 3B
  • Students will demonstrate effective oral communication skills in the clinical setting
  • The student will select proper technical factors (kVp & mAs)
  • Student will demonstrate appropriate level of understanding of procedures.
RAD 3C Clinical Experience 3C
  • The student has adequate knowledge of radiographic procedures and competently applies technical skills in clinical applications.
  • The student will determine corrective measures to improve inadequate images.
RAD 4 Clinical Experience 4
  • The student will demonstrate technical competency.
  • Student/Graduate will apply accurate positioning skills
  • The student will use appropriate and effective written, oral and nonverbal communication with patients, the public, and members of the healthcare team
  • The student will use personnel and radiation protection measures each exam warrants
RAD 7A Computed Tomography Clinical Experience 7A
  • The student will determine corrective measures to improve inadequate images
  • Student/Graduate will communicate effectively
  • The student will position the patient and gantry to achieve accurate demonstration of the affected body part
  • Student/Graduate will select optimal technical factors
RAD 7B Computed Tomography Clinical Experience 7B
  • Student/Graduate will communicate effectively
  • The student will determine corrective measures to improve inadequate images
  • The student will position the patient and gantry to achieve accurate demonstration of the affected body part
  • Student will be able to select accurate protocol and procedure parameters for each examination.
  • Student/Graduate will select optimal technical factors
RAD 72 Computed Tomography Physics and Instrumentation
  • The student will evaluate Computed Tomography (CT) images for artifacts.
RAD 71 Computed Tomography Procedures and Patient Care
  • The student will match the symptoms with the appropriate medical interventions for a patient with a contrast agent reaction/problem.
RAD 70 Computed Tomography Sectional Anatomy and Pathology
  • The student will identify various anatomic structures displayed on axial, multiplanar, and three-dimensional computed tomography images.
RAD 32 Digital Imaging in Radiology
  • Relate the exposure indicator values to technical factors and patient exposure.
RAD 31 Fluoroscopy and Radiobiology
  • The student will identify the structure and function of the image intensifier.
  • The student will identify radiation induced chemical reactions, potential biologic damage, & factors influencing radiation response/radiosensitivity of cells .
  • The student will identify the components of the fluoroscopy unit, including the image intensifier and viewing/recording system.
  • Student will be able to accurately determine various deterministic effects.
RAD 50 Introduction to Radiologic Science and Health Care
  • The student will describe the principles of radiation protection.
  • The student will describe and understand the principles of professional ethics set forth by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
  • The student will describe and understand legal considerations relative to the patient/peer/physician relationship.
RAD 40 Mammography Principles and Procedures
  • The student will analyze images for diagnostic quality and identify image quality problems
  • The student will identify the internal anatomy and external anatomy of the breast
  • The student will define the assessment categories within the Breast Imaging and Reporting Data System (BI-RADS)
RAD 91 Patient Care in Radiologic Technology
  • The student will identify common emergency situations.
  • The student will correctly transfer patients.
  • The student will acquire and record vital signs
  • The student will describe methods and techniques for administering various types of contrast agents.
  • The student will identify methods for determining the correct patient for a given procedure.
RAD 30 Radiographic Pathology
  • Identify pathology presented on radiographic images.
  • The student will identify various fractures shown on images provided.
RAD 61B Radiographic Procedures I
  • The student will analyze images to determine the appropriate use of beam restriction.
  • The student will identify structures demonstrated on radiographic images
  • The student will describe standard positioning terms
  • The student will describe positioning methods for each projection
  • The student will determine corrective measures to improve a non-diagnostic image
  • The student will identify a diagnostic image of the affected body part
  • The student will determine the projection required to best demonstrate a given anatomical area or pathology
  • The student will determine the general body position to best demonstrate a given anatomical area or pathology
  • The student will determine the central ray direction for each projection
RAD 62B Radiographic Procedures II
  • The student will analyze images to determine the appropriate use of beam restriction.
  • The student will identify structures demonstrated on radiographic images
  • The student will describe standard positioning terms
  • The student will describe positioning methods for each projection
  • The student will determine corrective measures to improve a non-diagnostic image
  • The student will identify a diagnostic image of the affected body part
  • The student will determine the projection required to best demonstrate a given anatomical area or pathology
  • The student will determine the general body position to best demonstrate a given anatomical area or pathology
  • The student will determine the central ray direction for each projection
RAD 61C Radiologic Procedures I Laboratory
  • The student will identify a diagnostic image of the affected body part.
  • The student will select image receptor and/or grid combinations appropriate for the part being examined
  • The student will position the phantom and image receptor to achieve accurate demonstration of the affected body part
  • The student will use radiation protection measures warranted by each exam
  • The student will identify structures demonstrated on routine radiographic images
  • The student will implement corrective measures to improve non-diagnostic images
  • The student will demonstrate adequate use of the beam restrictor
  • The student will accurately place the correct lead marker on the image receptor
RAD 62C Radiologic Procedures II Laboratory
  • The student will identify structures demonstrated on routine radiographic images
  • The student will identify a diagnostic image of the affected body part
  • The student will use radiation protection measures warranted by each exam
  • The student will accurately place the correct lead marker on the image receptor
  • The student will demonstrate adequate use of the beam restrictor
  • The student will implement corrective measures to improve non-diagnostic images
  • The student will position the phantom and image receptor to achieve accurate demonstration of the affected body part
  • The student will select image receptor and/or grid combinations appropriate for the part being examined
RAD 64 Theory of Radiologic Technology
  • The student will successfully complete practice registry examinations.
RAD 62A Theory of Radiologic Technology
  • The student will be able to identify how beam filtration affects x-ray beam intensity, beam quality, and patient exposure.
  • The student will identify magnification, general distortion, spatial distortion, and subject or technique factors on radiographic images.
  • The student will describe methods of how x-rays interact with matter.
  • Student will be understand the basic concepts of Digital Imaging.
RAD 63 Theory of Radiologic Technology
  • The students will identify appropriate basic emergency care for patients with a contrast media reaction.
  • 2018 (class 2019) 85% of students will be able to identify at least 90% of the anatomic parts shown on sectional anatomy images.
RAD 61A Theory of Radiologic Technology
  • The student will identify related radiology terminology concerning electricity, magnetism, and electromagnetism.
  • The student will identify the general components and functions of the x-ray tube.
  • The student will identify the structure and function of the x-ray circuit.
  • The student will identify all parts of the X-ray Circuitry.