Clinical Standards, Guidelines, and Procedures Exam

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  1. What happens if a student leaves early or leaves during lunch?
    He/she will receive a Stage II warning for his/her first infraction and a Stage III warning if it happens again.

    He/she will also be counted absent for the day.
  2. What happens if a student logs in or out at a fictitious or inaccurate time?
    He/she will be dismissed and counted absent for the day.
  3. What happens if a student logs in for another student?
    He/she will be subject to the Three-Stage Discipline Procedure.
  4. What happens if a student alters or covers up information on the attendance roster?
    He/she will be subject to the Three-Stage Discipline Procedure.
  5. What happens if a student does not exchange his/her dosimeter by the specified date?
    He/she will receive a Stage II warning and have 2 points deducted from his/her semester course average.

    He/she will also not be allowed in the clinical site and classroom.
  6. What happens if a student exceeds the maximum-allowed demerits?
    He/she will receive a Stage III warning.
  7. What happens if a student practices radiography without authorization?
    He/she may be dismissed from the program.
  8. What happens if a student violates the Program Professional Boundaries and Interaction Standard?
    He/she is subject to disciplinary action which may include program dismissal.
  9. What happens if a student is found to have been holding patients?
    He/she will be subject to the Three-Stage Discipline Procedure.
  10. What happens if an affiliate requests that a student does not attend their facility?
    That student jeopardizes his/her continuance in the program.
  11. What happens to a student if he/she fails to meet the Safe Clinical Practice Standard?
    • Minimal Action: written warning (Stage II).
    • Maximal Action: dismissal from course.
  12. What happens to a student for attending clinical without current PPD, CPR, insurance, etc.?
    • Stage II warning for first infraction.
    • Stage III warning if it happens again.
  13. What happens to a student for failing to complete his/her competencies by the assigned dates?
    He/she will have 5 points deducted from his/her semester average and will have to complete the missing competencies at the clinical site during finals week.
  14. What happens to a student for taking a cell phone to clinic?
    He/she will receive a Stage II warning and will be dismissed and counted absent for the day.
  15. What happens if a student violates the dress code?
    He/she will be dismissed and counted absent for the day.
  16. What happens if a student shows up to clinical without his/her dosimeter?
    He/she will be dismissed and counted absent for the day.
  17. What happens if a student is not clean-shaven?
    He will be dismissed and counted absent for the day.
  18. What happens if a student smells of tobacco?
    He/she will be dismissed and counted absent for the day.
  19. What happens if a student forgets their materials for clinical or simulations?
    He/she will be dismissed and counted absent for the day.
  20. What happens if a student is caught loafing during simulations?
    He/she will be dismissed and counted absent for the day.
  21. What is the Program Dress Code?
    Scrubs, white shoes and socks, dosimeter, ID badge, markers, clinical binder, and pocket book.
  22. T/F: Students are allowed to wear sweaters/jackets in the clinical site.
    False.
  23. Where is the dosimeter supposed to be worn?
    Consistently on the collar of the uniform at the thyroid area.
  24. How many lead markers must a student purchase?
    Two sets.
  25. T/F: Students are allowed in the clinical site without their markers.
    False.
  26. How many allowed absences does a student have for each course?
    Two.
  27. How many allowed absences does a student have for the entire program?
    Twelve.
  28. What happens if a student is tardy 20 minutes or more?
    He/she will be counted as absent for the day.
  29. What happens if a student exceeds the allowed number of absences per semester due to extenuating circumstances?
    He/she will be re required to make up the hours during weekends, to include final exam week if necessary.
  30. What is the process for reporting an absence?
    • All calls must be made at least 30 minutes prior to assigned arrival time.
    • Call clinical site and document time and contact person.
    • Call instructor (office) and relay information.
    • If no answer at clinical affiliate, note time, and relay information to instructor. Keep calling affiliate until someone does answer and then relay information to instructor.
  31. When is a student considered tardy?
    When he/she is five minutes late.
  32. How many tardies constitute an absence?
    Three.
  33. When is a student supposed to take their lunch?
    Between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
  34. T/F: If an emergency arises and the student must leave early, he/she must speak directly to a faculty member or leave a detailed voice message.
    True.
  35. What happens if JCAHO makes a visit at a student's clinical site?
    The student will be reassigned to another clinical affiliate until he/she is allowed to return.
  36. What happens if a student arrives on time but forgets to sign in or forgets to have a staff member verify?
    He/she will be deemed as tardy/absent, depending on the situation.
  37. What happens if a student's dosimeter is lost, stolen, or damaged?
    • He/she must notify the faculty immediately.
    • He/she will not be able to attend clinical until new dosimeter arrives.
  38. When must dosimeters be changed?
    By the first day of every month before 3:00 p.m.
  39. How much radiation can a student receive in one year?
    .1 rem (100 mrem)
  40. What happens if a student's radiation dose exceeds the annual limit?
    The student will not be allowed at clinical until the report can be altered or the cause of excessive exposure can be determined.
  41. Which sources are the highest for radiation exposure?
    Fluoroscopy, special procedures, and portable radiography.
  42. T/F: The dosimeter must be worn inside of the protective apron during fluoroscopy, special procedures, and portable radiography.
    False.
  43. How many merits can a student obtain for the semester?
    Five.
  44. What are the maximum number of demerits a student is expected to stay below?
    • Six per semester.
    • Twenty cumulative.
  45. What is a Stage I warning?
    A verbal warning that is noted and kept in the student's permanent file.
  46. What is a Stage II warning?
    A written warning involving a meeting with the student, program chair, and faculty member.

    If a resolution is not made, the student will be required to meet with the Division Dean.
  47. What is a Stage III warning?
    The result of this stage may jeopardize the student's continuance in the program.
  48. Program Professional Boundaries include what?
    • Not engaging in romantic/sexual relationships within the scope of the program.
    • Not taking part in sexual/non-sexual misconduct.
    • Not engaging in relationships with clinical supervisors.
    • Not going to radiology department, unless it is for clinical, medical, or job-seeking purposes.
    • Not interfering with another person's work performance.
    • Not creating a negative work environment.
    • Not sleeping or abandoning posts.
    • Not working at clinical sites in which one is employed.
    • Not working as a radiologic technologist.
    • Abiding by the ASRT Code of Ethics.
  49. Program Professional Interactions include what?
    • Unprofessional/inappropriate interaction.
    • Sexual conduct.
    • Conversations involving an individuals race, creed, sex, religion, or other affiliation.
    • Any type of personal business or solicitation.
    • Gambling.
    • Behavior that comprises a person's safety.
    • Possession of a weapon.
  50. T/F: All students must perform procedures under the direct supervision a registered technologist, until they are deemed competent in that procedure. Once deemed competent, they may perform the procedure with indirect supervision.
    True.
  51. Which examinations MUST a student perform under direct supervision?
    • Mobile examinations.
    • Surgical radiography.
    • Isolation procedures.
    • Repeat examinations.
  52. T/F: A student may submit an image to the radiologist without clearing it with the technologist.
    False.
  53. Under the Safe Clinical Practice Standard, Care of Clients includes what?
    • Demonstrating correct use of all radiologic processes.
    • Demonstrating a non-judgmental attitude.
    • Providing care which the student has been deemed competent to perform.
    • Demonstrating a team approach to client care through appropriate communication.
  54. Under the Safe Clinical Practice Standard, Care of Environment includes what?
    • Proper use and care of all equipment and property.
    • Using equipment, including computers, phones, fax machines, etc., for clinical use only.
    • Demonstrating an understanding of safety.
    • Demonstrating an understanding of disease transmission by using standard precautions, proper hand washing, linen care, etc.
  55. Which Clinical and Practicum Safety Rules is a student responsible for knowing?
    • General safety rules.
    • Fire safety.
    • Emergency codes.
  56. Which steps must be made if injury occurs to the student or to another individual that involves the student?
    • Supervisor/director must be notified.
    • Incident report should be completed.
    • Radiology faculty must be notified.
    • The student must provide documentation of the incident, including a copy of the incident report, to the Program Chair within 24 hours of the occurrence.
  57. T/F: A student may discuss a patient's personal information with another health care worker in a professional setting for the benefit of the care of the patient.
    True.
  58. How many procedures is a student required to show competency in?
    • 31 mandatory procedures.
    • 15 elective procedures.
  59. How many times must a student observe and/or assist with an examination before attempting to perform a competency in that procedure?
    Two.
  60. What happens if a student fails to have their supervising technologist sign their competency by the end of the day?
    The competency will not be graded and the student will have to perform another competency in its place.

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