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Goals and Essential Functions
How many goals are there?
What is the first goal
Students will demonstrate clinical competence
What is goal #2?
Students will demonstrate effective communication skills
What is goal #3?
Students will demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills
What is goal #4?
Students will demonstrate a desire for professional growth and development
What is goal #5?
The program will graduate competent Radiologic Technologist
To ensure patient safety, students throughout the program must be able to demonstrate
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
Essential communicative functions include
Knowledge of the English language
Communicating with others
Interacting with computers
Essential cognitive functions include
Ability to fill syringes and enema bags, manipulate locks, follow isolation procedures
Clinical decision making
Essential emotional functions include
Concern for others
Active listening means
giving full attention to what others are saying, taking time to understand the points being made
Oral comprehention means
the ability to listen and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences
polite, respectful, and professional behavior exhibited in classroom and clinical setting
Problem sensitivity means
ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong
What does control precision mean
the ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions
a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges
being open to change and to considerable variety in the workplace
Stress tolerance requires
accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations
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.
A student is going to be late or absent must notify their affiliate
at least one-half hour before the scheduled starting time.
ALARA is an acronym for
As Low As Reasonably Achievable
The intent of an ALARA policy is to
maintain exposure to radiation at levels that are as low as reasonably achievable
Students must wear ____________ and ____________ during any fluoroscopic procedure.
Students must wear lead aprons while participating in a ortable exam if they are within
6 feet of the x-ray beam
Permissable exposure levels are:
Whole body deep
Investigation levels are
Level 1 exposure
: 20-30 mrem in one month
Level 2 exposure
: 30+ mrem in one month
Level 1 exposure requires
a meeting with the program clinical coordinator to discuss film badge use and radiation safety practices
Level 2 exposure requires
a written report/questionaire and a meeting with the program clinical coordinator
What are 4 forms of academic integrity violations?
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
Tardiness of more than _______ will be recorded
Studetns must always wear
radiation monitoring devices
Reports received for the radiation mkonitoring device are posted ___________ and students are required to _______________
check and initial their reports
The HCC program prepares students to work in medical imaging in
Orthopedic surgeon's offices
and other dr's offices and clinics
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)
Radiography also includes
interventional procedures such as balloon angioplasty