Course Descriptions

RADR 1201 Introduction to Radiography (formerly RADT 1222)      2:2:0

An overview of the historical development of radiography, basic radiation protection, an introduction to medical terminology, ethical and legal issues for health care professionals, and an orientation to the program and the health care system. Prerequisite: Acceptance to Radiologic Technology Program. [Offered fall semester.] Type: Tech

RADR 1266 Practicum I (formerly RADT 1201)      2:0:20

Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student. Prerequisite: RADR 1201, 1303, and 1411 with a C or better. [Offered spring semester.] Type: Tech

RADR 1303 Patient Care (formerly RADT 1341)      3:2:2

An introduction in patient assessment, infection control procedures, emergency and safety procedures, communication and patient interaction skills, and basic pharmacology. Prerequisite: Acceptance to Radiologic Technology Program. [Offered fall semester.] Type: Tech

RADR 1313 Principles of Radiographic Imaging I (formerly RADT 1401)      3:2:4

Radiographic image quality and the effects of exposure variables. Prerequisite: RADR 1201, 1303, and 1411 with a C or better. [Offered spring semester.] Type: Tech

RADR 1367 Practicum II (formerly RADT 1302)      3:0:21

Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student. Prerequisite: RADR 2401, 1313, and 1266 with a C or better. [Offered summer I and summer II semesters (combined).] Type: Tech

RADR 1371 Enhanced Skills (no former RADT equivalent)      3:3:0

This course is designed to teach the student to adjust routine exams to accommodate special circumstances encountered with trauma patients and adjust for special needs of geriatric and pediatric patients. Prerequisite: RADR 2309, 2217, 2431, and 2266 with a C or better. [Offered spring semester.} Type: Tech

RADR 1411 Basic Radiographic Procedures ( formerly RADT 1311)      4:3:4

An introduction to radiographic positioning terminology, the proper manipulation of equipment, positioning and alignment of the anatomical structure and equipment, and evaluation of images for proper demonstration of basic anatomy. Prerequisite: Acceptance to Radiologic Technology Program. [Offered fall semester.] Type: Tech

RADR 2217 Radiographic Pathology (formerly RADT 2111)      2:2:0

Disease processes and their appearance on radiographic images. Prerequisite: RADR 2305, and 1367 with a C or better. [Offered fall semester.] Type: Tech

RADR 2266 Practicum III (formerly RADT 2203)      2:0:20

Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student. Prerequisite: RADR 2305, and 1367 with a C or better. [Offered summer I and summer II semesters (combined).] Type: Tech

RADR 2267 Practicum IV (formerly RADT 2204)      2:0:20

Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student. Prerequisite: RADR 2309, 2217, 2431, and 2266 with a C or better. [Offered spring semester.] Type: Tech

RADR 2305 Principles of Radiographic Imaging II (formerly RADT 2422)      3:2:4

Continuation of Radiographic image quality and the effects of exposure variables, and the synthesis of all variables in image production. Prerequisite: RADR 2401, 1313, and 1266 with a C or better. [Offered summer I and summer II semesters (combined).] Type: Tech

RADR 2309 Radiographic Imaging Equipment (formerly RADT 2411)      3:2:4

Equipment and physics of x-ray production. Includes basic x-ray circuits. Also examines the relationship of conventional and digital equipment components to the imaging process. Prerequisite: RADR 2305, and 1367 with a C or better. [Offered fall semester.] Type: Tech

RADR 2313 Radiation Biology and Protection (formerly RADT 2433)      3:3:0

Effects of radiation exposure on biological systems. Includes typical medical exposure levels, methods for measuring and monitoring radiation, and methods for protecting personnel and patients from excessive exposure. Prerequisite: RADR 2309, 2217, 2431, and 2266 with a C or better. [Offered spring semester.] Type: Tech

RADR 2333 Advanced Medical Imaging (formerly RADT 2320)      3:3:0

Specialized imaging modalities. Includes concepts and theories of equipment operations and their integration for medical diagnosis. Prerequisite: RADR 2309, 2217, 2431, and 2266 with a C or better. [Offered spring semester.] Type: Tech

RADR 2335 Radiologic Technology Seminar (formerly RADT 2605)      3:2:3

A capstone course focusing on the synthesis of professional knowledge, skills, and attitudes in preparation for professional employment and lifelong learning. Prerequisite: RADR 2333,2313, 1371, and 2267 with a C or better. [Offered summer I and summer II semesters (combined).] Type: Tech

RADR 2366 Practicum V (no former RADT equivalent)      3:0:21

Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student. Prerequisite: RADR 2333, 2313, 1371, and 2267 with a C or better. [Offered summer I and summer II semesters (combined).] Type: Tech

RADR 2401 Intermediate Radiographic Procedures (formerly RADT 1312)      4:3:4

A continuation of the study of the proper manipulation of radiographic equipment, positioning and alignment of the anatomical structure and equipment, and evaluation of images for proper demonstration of anatomy. Prerequisite: RADR 1201, 1303, and 1411 with a C or better. [Offered spring semester.] Type: Tech

RADR 2431 Advanced Radiographic Procedures (formerly RADT 1313)      4:3:4

Continuation of positioning; alignment of the anatomical structure and equipment, evaluation of images for proper demonstration of anatomy and related pathology Prerequisite: RADR 2305 and 1367 with a C or better. [Offered fall semester.] Type: Tech

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