XRT 152 - Clinical Education II
A continuation of XRT 151. This course is designed to involve students in supervised direct delivery of diagnostic radiographic services at an assigned clinical education center. A structured clinical learning plan enables the student to gain experience in basic routine procedures and gradually move through mastery learning toward competent clinical attitudes and skills development. Twelve clinical laboratory hours.
Prerequisites: XRT 111 and XRT 151 with a grade of C or better.
Course Learning Outcomes
1. Competently perform a minimum of five radiographic procedures on patients in the clinical setting under the direct supervision of a licensed radiographer.
2. Apply general radiation safety and protection practices associated with radiographic examinations.
3. Perform image acquisition and processing using current and emerging technologies.
4. Develop skills in patient verification, education, care, protection and safety in the clinical setting.
5. Model the role of a radiologic sciences professional by demonstrating ethical behavior, using scientific terminology and developing an awareness of cultural factors that necessitate adapting standard radiographic exam protocols.
6. Evaluate radiographic images in concordance with standards for image quality, identification of artifacts, and formulation of corrective actions.
Course Offered Spring only