2017-2018 Catalog

RTE 1804 Clinical Education I

This competency based clinical experience introduces learning opportunities in imaging technologies at various clinical agencies. Clinical Education I, the first in a series of courses providing students with opportunities to become competent in radiographic procedures includes: patient-technologist interaction, provide patient care and comfort, performance of radiographic examinations, provide radiation safety, and critically evaluate image quality. Student participation focused on cognitive, affective, and psychomotor skills in patient assessment and care and observing/performing medical imaging procedures under direct supervision will occur. This course offers students the opportunity to gain experience in the elementary aspects of radiology with clinical orientation to the radiology department/hospital and actual clinical education.

Credits

2

Prerequisite

BSC 2085 and BSC 2085L

Corequisite

RTE 1000 and RTE 1503 and RTE 1503L

Classification

Occupational