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RATEC 210 - Clinical Education V


13 CR

Fifth in a series of supervised clinical education experiences. Students work 40 hours per week for 11 weeks. Specific performance objectives are established for the student. Grading: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory.

Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into program or permission of instructor.

Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate continued competency by producing diagnostic radiographic images of the chest, abdomen, upper extremity, lower extremity, pelvic girdle, spine, sternum, ribs, skull, paranasal sinuses, and face.
  • Continue to produce a radiographic image of the chest and abdomen using a mobile x-ray system, and discern the diagnostic quality of the image. 
  • Produce an orthopedic radiographic image using a mobile x-ray system, and discern the diagnostic quality of the image.
  • Produce radiographic images of a child less than 6 years of age and discern the diagnostic quality of the image.
  • Produce diagnostic radiographic images of the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, kidney, ureters, and bladder using the appropriate method, patient positioning and technique.
  • Continue to identify when it is appropriate to use radiation protection, and demonstrate consistency in patient shielding.
  • Set up and clean the radiographic rooms as necessary for the performance of exams of the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, kidney, ureters, and bladder.
  • Continue to evaluate the patient’s physical and mental status during the radiographic procedure, and identify and respond to emergency situations as warranted.
  • Continue to demonstrate communication skills with patients by giving them clear concise instructions and providing appropriate information.
  • Continue to demonstrate communication skills with co-workers by conversing on a professional level, asking questions at an appropriate time, and following directions consistently and accurately. 
  • Continue to demonstrate a professional work ethic by attending the clinical site on the assigned days, arriving on time, dressing according to BCC guidelines, and projecting a positive self- image.
  • Continue to synthesize information learned in the classroom and apply the principles to the clinical setting.
  • Continue to demonstrate behavior consistent with the Standards of Ethics and Rules and Regulations of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).


GenEd Outcomes: Creative and Critical Thinking
  • Critical Thinking/Problem Solving
GenEd Outcomes: Connections
  • Ethics


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