Rad Tech

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Rad Tech
2011-04-10 13:29:43

Goals and Essential Functions
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  1. How many goals are there?
  2. What is the first goal
    Students will demonstrate clinical competence
  3. What is goal #2?
    Students will demonstrate effective communication skills
  4. What is goal #3?
    Students will demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills
  5. What is goal #4?
    Students will demonstrate a desire for professional growth and development
  6. What is goal #5?
    The program will graduate competent Radiologic Technologist
  7. To ensure patient safety, students throughout the program must be able to demonstrate
    • 1. Physical
    • 2. Communicative
    • 3. Cognitive
    • 4. Emotional
  8. Essential physical functions include
    • Helping in positioning patients (40+lbs)
    • Handling and moving objects
    • Positioning, placing and moving equiptment
    • Response to signals such as sound and light from distances of up to 15ft
    • Determination of differences in gradual changes in blacks, grays and whites
  9. Essential communicative functions include
    • Knowledge of the English language
    • Active listening
    • Oral comprehension
    • Speech clarity
    • Speech recognition
    • Written expression
    • Communicating with others
    • Interacting with computers
    • Civility
  10. Essential cognitive functions include
    • Ability to fill syringes and enema bags, manipulate locks, follow isolation procedures
    • Problem sensitivity
    • Control precision
    • Clinical decision making
  11. Essential emotional functions include
    • Dependability
    • Integrity
    • Cooperation
    • Self-Control
    • Concern for others
    • Initiative
    • Stress tolerance
    • Adaptability/flexibility
  12. Active listening means
    giving full attention to what others are saying, taking time to understand the points being made
  13. Oral comprehention means
    the ability to listen and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences
  14. Civility means
    polite, respectful, and professional behavior exhibited in classroom and clinical setting
  15. Problem sensitivity means
    ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong
  16. What does control precision mean
    the ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions
  17. Initiative requires
    a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges
  18. Adaptibility/flexibility requires
    being open to change and to considerable variety in the workplace
  19. Stress tolerance requires
    accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations
  20. Students in the program are under direct supervision of
    the Clinical Supervisor or Registered Technologist to whom assigned and are expected to carry out any and all legitimate requests made by these supervisors.
  21. A student is going to be late or absent must notify their affiliate
    at least one-half hour before the scheduled starting time.
  22. ALARA is an acronym for
    As Low As Reasonably Achievable
  23. The intent of an ALARA policy is to
    maintain exposure to radiation at levels that are as low as reasonably achievable
  24. Students must wear ____________ and ____________ during any fluoroscopic procedure.
    • lead aprons
    • thyroid shields
  25. Students must wear lead aprons while participating in a ortable exam if they are within
    6 feet of the x-ray beam
  26. Permissable exposure levels are:
    • Whole body deep
    • 500 mrem/year
    • 41 mrem/month
  27. Investigation levels are
    • Level 1 exposure: 20-30 mrem in one month
    • Level 2 exposure: 30+ mrem in one month
  28. Level 1 exposure requires
    a meeting with the program clinical coordinator to discuss film badge use and radiation safety practices
  29. Level 2 exposure requires
    a written report/questionaire and a meeting with the program clinical coordinator
  30. What are 4 forms of academic integrity violations?
    • Plagarism
    • Cheating
    • Fabrication
    • Collusion
  31. What are grounds for dismissal from the program?
    Lack of observation of department or program policies, lack of attention to safety procedures for the patient and his/her well-being
  32. Tardiness of more than _______ will be recorded
    5 minutes
  33. Studetns must always wear
    radiation monitoring devices
  34. Reports received for the radiation mkonitoring device are posted ___________ and students are required to _______________
    • monthly
    • check and initial their reports
  35. The HCC program prepares students to work in medical imaging in
    • hospitals
    • HMO's
    • Orthopedic surgeon's offices
    • and other dr's offices and clinics
  36. Basic radiography includes x-ray images of the
    • chest, abdomen, spine, skeleton
    • Digestive system using barium contrast media
    • urinary system using iodinated contrast media
    • Spinal cord (myelography)
  37. Radiography also includes
    • angiography (cardiovascular)
    • interventional procedures such as balloon angioplasty
    • CT
    • mammography
    • MRI