Montgomery College 2023-2024 Catalog 
    Jun 19, 2024  
Montgomery College 2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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RADT 224 - Clinical Radiology V

(TP/SS only)

Continues clinical instruction essential to the mastery of actual practice of radiography. Students observe and participate in the completion of more complex radiographic exams on actual patients under the direct/indirect supervision of a professional radiographer. In this competency-based program students are assessed in their compliance with radiation safety and their performance of radiographic examinations in the areas of general radiography, fluoroscopy, and portable radiography. Specialized rotations offer the student an opportunity to develop competency in the areas of the operating room and pediatrics. Students participate in trauma workshop to support advanced training in trauma radiography. Students must complete 360 hours to successfully complete this course. PREREQUISITE(S): RADT 125  or consent of program coordinator. COREQUISITE(S): RADT 206  and RADT 211 . 360 Hours.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

  • Exhibit excellent professional conduct, patient care, communication and customer service skills in all related interpersonal relationships.
  • Demonstrate safe clinical practices and patient safety at an advanced level.
  • Apply consistent and advanced radiation protection methods, as indicated for basic and complex radiographic procedures.
  • Exhibit competence and confidence on a variety of radiographic examinations with a minimum of 90 percent accuracy according to essential criteria.
  • Demonstrate accuracy with technical settings and apply consistent manipulation to produce an optimum quality radiograph.
  • Produce optimum radiographs with consistency and effectively apply corrections as needed for image quality and demonstrated anatomy.   
  • Demonstrate consistent manipulation of the C-arm and portable machine in the surgical environment.
  • Apply strategies demonstrating appropriate pediatric imaging skills.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills in advanced clinical procedures and in trauma cases.

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