Radiological Technologists

Radiological Technologists

Curriculum

MASTER PLAN FOR PROFESSIONAL CURRICULUM SCHEDULE
2013 - 2015

YR.

SEMESTER

COAH#

PROGRAM COURSE

UNITS

1st

FALL

RAD 102

Introduction to Radiologic Technology

2

 

 

RAD 103

Radiographic Positioning I w/Lab

3

 

16 weeks

RAD 105

Methods of Patient Care

2

 

 

RAD 107

Introduction to Radiography Physics

3

 

 

RAD 120

Clinical Practicum I

2

 

 

 

Total Clinical Hours 296

12

1st

SPRING

RAD 104

Radiographic Positioning II w/ Lab

3

 

16 weeks

RAD 112

Principles of Radiation Exposure I

2

 

 

RAD 130

Clinical Practicum II

3

 

 

COM 131 or

** Introduction to Spanish or

3

 

 

PHE 250

Community Health Issues

1

 

 

 

Total Clinical Hours 410

12

1st

SUMMER

RAD 106

Radiographic Positioning III w/Lab

3

 

12 weeks

RAD 113

Principles of Radiation Exposure II

2

 

 

RAD 140

Clinical Practicum III

3

 

 

COM 231

Spanish for Healthcare Professionals

3

 

 

 

Total Clinical Hours 364

11

2nd

FALL

RAD 209

Radiographic Positioning IV w/Lab

3

 

16 weeks

RAD 215

Advanced Radiographic Procedures

3

 

 

RAD 216

Principles of Radiation Exposure III

2

 

 

RAD 220

Clinical Practicum IV

3

 

 

PHE 255

Sophomore Health Seminar and Capstone

1

 

 

 

Total Clinical Hours 320

12

2nd

SPRING

RAD 217

Sophomore Seminar II & Certification Preparation

5

 

16 weeks

RAD 230

Clinical Practicum V

4

 

 

POL 141

Course Needed**

3

 

 

 

Total Clinical Hours 465

12

2nd

SUMMER

 

Certification Remediation

 

 

12 weeks

 

Clinical Remediation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

59

 

NOTE: This curriculum schedule was a correct representation of the program at the time of its preparation. The right is reserved to modify this curriculum at anytime. It is the university’s responsibility to provide a curriculum, which fulfills all intra and extra institutional requirements. All potential graduates must pass a program competency examination prior to ARRT testing. A total of 50 hours of community service must be completed prior to completing the program.
*MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION 1865 CLINICAL HOURS. 15 HOURS OF CLINICAL TIME WILL BE USED TO COMPLETE THE FLUOROSCOPY PROGRAM LABORATORY EXPERIMENTS. PROFESSIONAL COURSES FROM OTHER SCHOOLS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AS TRANSFER COURSES.
.


ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY W/LAB

4 UNITS*

ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA

3 UNITS*

ENGLISH COMPOSITION

3 UNITS*

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY

3 UNITS*

TOTAL

13 UNITS

*THESE COURSES ARE REQUIRED FOR MATRICULATION

(UE) ** Must be taken in residency for fulfillment of elective course


GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES FOR PROGRAM COMPLETION
2013 – 2015

COURSE#

 

COSH PROGRAM COURSE

UNIT

ENG 111

English composition

3

MTH 121

Elementary Algebra

3

BIO 120

Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology

4

COM 111

Public Speaking

3

HUM 131

Introduction to Humanities

3

HIST 141

U.S. History

 

3

CPU 125

Introduction to Computers

3

COM 113

Medical Terminology

3

PHE 250

Community Health Issues

1

PHE 255

Sophomore Health Seminar and Capstone

1

ART 131

Health and Creative Arts (UE)**

3

 

TOTAL UNITS

30

NOTE: This curriculum schedule was a correct representation of the program at the time of its preparation. The right is reserved to modify this curriculum at anytime. It is the university’s responsibility to provide a curriculum, which fulfills all intra and extra institutional requirements. All potential graduates must pass a program competency examination prior to ARRT testing. A total of 50 hours of community service must be completed prior completing the program.
*MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION 1865 CLINICAL HOURS. 15 HOURS OF CLINICAL TIME WILL BE USED TO COMPLETE THE FLUOROSCOPY PROGRAM LABORATORY EXPERIMENTS. PROFESSIONAL COURSES FROM OTHER SCHOOLS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AS TRANSFER COURSES.
83 TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED FOR PROGRAM COMPLETION

ALL STUDENTS MUST PASS A FINAL COMPETENCY TO BE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR THE ARRT EXAMINATION.

Program Goals:
Goal #1: Graduate students who will be clinically competent.

Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will apply accurate positioning skills.
  •      Students will select appropriate technical factors.
  •      Students will use appropriate radiation protection measures.
Goal #2: Graduate students who will be able to demonstrate communication skills. Student Learning Outcomes:
  •       Students will demonstrate oral communications skills.
  •      Students will demonstrate written communication skills.
Goal #3: Graduate students who will demonstrate problem solving and critical thinking skills. Student Learning Outcomes:
  •      Students will successfully complete all laboratory experiments.
  •       Students will adapt to non-routine positioning situations.
Goal # 4: Graduate students who are ethical and professional. Student Learning Outcomes:
  •      Graduates will demonstrate professionalism upon employment.
  •     Students will learn how to protect patient information.
  •      Students will develop a professional portfolio.