Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1100 
    Introduction to DMIR

    2  credit hours

    An introduction and overview of the field of radiography and radiation safety. This course requires a service learning component. (2 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1111 
    Clinical Education I

    1  credit hour

    Applied radiography at assigned clinical education setting. Satisfies the clinical objectives and competency requirements listed in the Radiography program design for the first semester. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program is required.

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1112 
    Clinical Education II

    2  credit hours

    Applied radiography at assigned clinical education centers. Satisfies the clinical objectives and competency requirements as specified in the Radiologic program design for the second semester. Prerequisite: Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1111 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1131; all with grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1113 
    Clinical Education III

    2  credit hours

    Applied radiography at assigned clinical education centers. Satisfies the clinical objectives and competency requirements as specified in the Radiography program design. Prerequisite: Admission to the Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program is required. Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1112, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1121 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1132; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor.

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1121 
    Radiographic Equipment

    4  credit hours

    Elementary physical principles including systems of measurement, classical mechanics, structure of matter, electricity and magnetism, X-ray production, X-ray circuits, and radiographic and fluoroscopic systems. Prerequisite: Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1111 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1131; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1122 
    Image Formation and Evaluation

    5  credit hours

    Advanced principles and applications of radiographic equipment. Radiographic image production, image quality, film processing, analog image receptors, digital image receptors, and production and control of scattered radiation. Prerequisite: Admission to the Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program is required. Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1112, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1121 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1132; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1131 
    Radiographic Procedures I

    4  credit hours

    Radiographic patient care, terminology, routine radiographic positioning and radiographic image evaluation of the thorax, abdomen and urinary tract. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography Program or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1132 
    Radiographic Procedures II

    3  credit hours

    Routine radiographic positioning and radiographic image evaluation of the upper and lower extremities, bony thorax, and digestive system. Prerequisite: Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1111 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1131; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1133 
    Radiographic Procedures III

    3  credit hours

    Routine and special projections/methods of radiographic positioning and radiographic image evaluation of the head and neck, spine and pelvis. Prerequisite: Admission to the Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program is required. Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1112, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1121 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1132; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1140 
    Ethics & Law Diagnostic Medical Imaging

    1  credit hour

    Provides a fundamental background in medical ethics and law specific to diagnostic medical imaging. Students will use actual case studies and clinical scenarios for application of topics discussed. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1113, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1122 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1133; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor. (1 lecture hour)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1145 
    Ethics, Law & Basic Pharmacology

    1  credit hour

    Provides the fundamentals in medical ethics, law, and pharmacology in Radiography Prerequisite: Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1113, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1122 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1133; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor. (1 lecture hour)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1151 
    Basic Pharmacology

    1  credit hour

    Basic concepts of pharmacology, drug classification, indications and the types of reactions to diagnostic contrast agents and intravenous medications. Included are the theory of venipuncture and appropriate patient care during these procedures. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1113, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1122 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1133; all with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1840 
    Independent Study

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline to meet individual student-defined course description, goals, objectives, topical outline and methods of evaluation in coordination with and approved by the instructor. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2201 
    Radiation Physics, Biology & Protection

    3  credit hours

    Advanced radiological physics, including interactions with matter, electromagnetic radiation, particulate radiation, radioactivity, radiation monitoring instruments and dosage units. Also included are the biological effects of ionizing radiation as well as sections on nuclear medicine, radiation therapy and the most recent radiation protection rules and regulations. Prerequisite: Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1140 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2211 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2211 
    Clinical Education IV

    1  credit hour

    Applied radiography at assigned clinical education centers. Satisfies the clinical objectives and competency requirements as specified in the Radiography program design. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1113, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1122 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1133; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor.

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2212 
    Clinical Education V

    3  credit hours

    Applied radiography at assigned clinical education centers. Satisfies the clinical objectives and competency requirements as specified in the Radiography Program Design. Prerequisite: Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1140, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1151 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2211; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2213 
    Clinical Education VI

    3  credit hours

    Applied radiography at assigned clinical education centers. Satisfies the clinical objectives and competency requirements as specified in the Radiography program design. Prerequisite: Admission to the Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program is required. Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2201, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2212 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2225; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2220 
    Sectional Anatomy for Diagnostic Imaging

    2  credit hours

    Study of human anatomy as demonstrated in sectional planes seen in Computed Tomography (CT), Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). Comparison of planar anatomy to sectional anatomy through the use of diagrams and radiologic images. Emphasis is on anatomy of the head, neck, spine, thorax, abdomen, pelvis, and musculoskeletal system. Prerequisite: American Registry of Radiologic Technolgists Certification and/or Nuclear Medicine Certification or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2225 
    Basic Pathophysiology

    3  credit hours

    Basic concepts of pathology and the causes of disease in the body systems that are illustrated with diagnostic medical imaging disciplines. Included are radiographic interpretation, imaging techniques using the disciplines of Radiography primarily with new digital imaging systems, Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and also pathology illustrated using Medical Sonography, Nuclear Medicine Technology and Positron Emission Tomography. Culminates with a major project of a pathology research paper and an accompanying pathology poster display using diagnostic medical imaging disciplines. Prerequisite: Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1140 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2211; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2226 
    Advanced Pathophysiology

    1  credit hour

    Advanced study of pathophysiology in diagnostic medical imaging of the heart and vascular system, the hematopoietic system, central nervous system and the endocrine system. Included are radiographic interpretation, imaging techniques using the disciplines of Radiography primarily with new digital imaging systems, Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and also pathology illustrated using Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Nuclear Medicine Technology, and Positron Emission Tomography. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required (1 lecture hour)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2235 
    Quality Management in Diagnostic Imaging

    2  credit hours

    Teaches the student the advanced technical aspects of quality assurance and quality management. Includes analog film processing, digital image processing as well as radiographic equipment. Focus is on practical applications in the radiology department. Prerequisite: Admission to the Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program is required. Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1151, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2201, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2211, and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2225; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2240 
    Radiographic Image Analysis

    3  credit hours

    Systematic approach for evaluating radiographic images to determine diagnostic quality. Review and correlation of previous subjects. Prerequisite: Admission to the Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program is required. Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2211 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2225; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2280 
    Radiography Review Seminar

    1  credit hour

    Overview of Radiography coursework in preparation for the national certification examination of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) based on the content specifications. Content areas included are: radiation protection, equipment operation and maintenance, image production and evaluation, radiographic procedures, and patient care. Strategies in testing, test anxiety, and the computer-based test are included in the course. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program, graduate of a Radiologic Technology program or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2301 
    Princ & Practice of Radiation Therapy I

    4  credit hours

    Provides an overview of cancer and the specialty of radiation therapy. The medical, biological and pathological aspects as well as the physical and technical aspects are discussed. Roles and responsibilities of the radiation therapist, the treatment prescription, the documentation of treatment parameters and delivery are also discussed. Prerequisite: Admission to Radiation Therapy program or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2302 
    Princ & Practice of Radiation Therapy II

    4  credit hours

    Examines the management of neoplastic disease from a multidisciplinary perspective. The epidemiology, etiology, detection, diagnosis, patient condition, treatment and prognosis of neoplastic disease are presented, discussed and evaluated in relationship to histology, anatomical site and patterns of spread. The radiation therapist's responsibility in the management of neoplastic disease is examined and linked to the skills required to analyze complex issues and make informed decisions. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2301, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2321, and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2331; all with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2303 
    Princ & Practice Radiation Therapy III

    4  credit hours

    Establishes factors that influence and govern clinical planning of patient treatment. Encompassed are isodose descriptions, patient contouring, radiobiologic considerations, dosimetric calculations, compensation and clinical application of treatment beams. Optimal treatment planning is emphasized along with particle beams. Stereotactic and emerging technologies are presented. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2302, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2311, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2322 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2332; all with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2310 
    Radiation Therapy Physics

    3  credit hours

    Establishes a basic knowledge of physics necessary to develop an understanding of radiation used in the clinical setting, and to develop a knowledge base in factors that govern and influence the production and recording of radiographic images for patient simulation, treatment planning and treatment verification in radiation oncology. Fundamental physical units, measurements, types of radiation, fundamentals of X-ray generating equipment, X-ray production, radiation oncology imaging equipment and related devices are emphasized. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2311 
    Radiation Biology and Protection

    4  credit hours

    Presents basic concepts and principles of radiation biology and radiation safety as they relate to radiation therapy. The interactions of radiation with cells, tissues and the body as a whole and resultant biophysical events are presented. Radiation health and safety requirements of federal and state regulatory agencies, accreditation agencies and health care organizations are also incorporated. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2301, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2310, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2322 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2331; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2312 
    Quality Management in Radiation Therapy

    3  credit hours

    Focuses on the evolution of quality management (QM) programs and continuing quality improvements in radiation oncology. Topics include the need for quality assurance (QA) checks; QA of the clinical aspects and chart checks; film checks; the various types of evaluations and tests performed on simulators, megavoltage therapy equipment and therapy planning units; the role of radiation therapists in QM programs; legal and regulatory implications for maintaining appropriate QM guidelines as well as the role of computers and information systems within the radiation oncology department. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program and ARRT certification; Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2302, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2311, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2322 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2332; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent (3 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2321 
    Cross-Sectional Anatomy

    2  credit hours

    Basics of cross-sectional anatomy related to lesion localization in Radiation Therapy, normal sectional anatomy as shown in diagrams and radiographic, sonographic, computerized tomography (CT), nuclear medicine, and magnetic resonance (MR) images. Prerequisite: Admission to Radiation Therapy program or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2322 
    Pathophysiology for Radiation Therapy

    3  credit hours

    Introduces basic disease concepts, theories of disease causation, and system-by-system pathophysiologic disorders most frequently encountered in clinical practice. The processes involved in the development and classification of both benign and malignant tumors and site-specific information on malignant tumors are addressed. Prerequisite: Admission to Radiation Therapy program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2301 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2310 or Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2321 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2331; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2323 
    Operational Issues in Radiation Therapy

    3  credit hours

    Focuses on various radiation therapy operational issues. Addresses concepts of team practice, patient- entered clinical practice and professional development. The interrelatedness of standards of care, law, ethical standards and competence will also be examined. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program and ARRT certification; Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2302, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2311, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2322 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2332; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent (3 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2331 
    Clinical Practice I

    3  credit hours

    Provides sequential development, application, analysis, integration, synthesis, and evaluation of concepts and theories in radiation therapy. Through structured sequential assignments in clinical facilities, concepts of team practice, patient-centered clinical practice and professional development are discussed, examined and evaluated. Prerequisite: Admission to Radiation Therapy program or consent of instructor

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2332 
    Clinical Practice II

    3  credit hours

    Expands the skills learned in DMIR 2331. Through structured sequential assignments in clinical facilities, concepts of team practice, patient-centered clinical practice, and professional development shall be discussed, examined, and evaluated. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2301 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2331; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2333 
    Clinical Practice III

    3  credit hours

    Advanced integration of skills learned in DMIR 2331 and 2332. Through structured sequential assignments in clinical facilities, concepts of team practice, patient-centered clinical practice and professional development shall be discussed, examined and evaluated. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography Program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2302 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2332; all with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2351 
    Principles of Proton Therapy

    8  credit hours

    Establishes factors that influence and govern clinical planning of patient treatment using proton beams. Encompassed are radiobiology of charged particles, particle accelerators, treatment delivery systems, quality assurance for proton therapy and clinical issues in proton radiotherapy. Optimal treatment planning with particle beams is emphasized. Prerequisite: Graduation from approved Radiation Therapy Program and consent of instructor. (8 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2352 
    Proton Therapy Lab Practicum

    5  credit hours

    Establishes factors that influence and govern clinical planning of patient treatment using proton beams and a two week lab practicum at the ProCure Treatment Centers, Inc. training site in Bloomington, Indiana. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required. (4 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2353 
    Clinical Experience in Proton Therapy

    3  credit hours

    Provides sequential development, application, analysis, integration, synthesis, and evaluation of concepts and theories in proton radiation therapy. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required. (3 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2400 
    Clinical Applications of Mammography

    2  credit hours

    Experience in the performance of mammography exams, including patient preparation and education, interventional procedures and the required quality control tests described by the American College of Radiology (ACR) Mammography Quality Control Manual. Designed to meet or exceed the minimum competency requirements for certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program and ARRT certification or consent of instructor

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2402 
    Breast Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology

    1  credit hour

    Establishment of baseline knowledge in breast anatomy and physiology. Correlation between breast anatomic structures and mammographic anatomic structures. Introduction to breast viability, benign and cancerous pathology, and mammographic appearance. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2403 
    Mammography Principles and Procedures

    2  credit hours

    Introduction to technologist-performed physical breast assessment. Preliminary patient assessment, physical breast assessment, and documentation of findings required for a comprehensive examination for imaging correlation of the breasts. A knowledge base of the various positions and projections in mammography along with the clinical data needed to perform the exam and positioning techniques for both screening and diagnostic mammography, including interventional procedures. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2404 
    Mammography Quality Mgmt & Instrmentatn

    2  credit hours

    Introduction to mammography equipment along with mandated requirements governing use and factors that influence the production and recording of mammographic images. Accreditation and service delivery standards included. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2500 
    Sectional Anatomy & Pathology

    3  credit hours

    Basics of sectional anatomy related to the study of anatomic structures for location, relationship to other structures and function. Normal anatomy and pathology are located and identified on axial, sagittal, coronal, and oblique planes in computed tomography (CT) images. Characteristic appearance of each anatomical structure as it appears on CT images with pathologic and trauma processes as diagnosed by CT imaging. Prerequisite: Admission to the Computed Tomography Program is required or consent of instructor. (3 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2501 
    Computed Tomography & Patient Care

    3  credit hours

    Basic principles and procedures related to computed tomography imaging, indication for the procedure, patient education, preparation, orientation and positioning, patient history and assessment, contrast media, scout image, selectable scan parameters, filming and archiving of the images. Basic concepts of patient care specific to computed tomography, including pediatric patients. Routine and emergency procedures, with infection control using standard precautions for venipuncture and power injections of contrast media. Review of computed tomography images for quality, positioning, and anatomy illustrated. Prerequisite: Admission to the Computed Tomography (CT) Program is required or consent of instructor. (3 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2502 
    Physics & Instrumentation for CT

    3  credit hours

    Basic physical principles and instrumentation involved in computed tomography. Physics topics covered include the characteristics of x-radiation, computed tomography (CT) beam attenuation, linear attenuation coefficients, tissue characteristics and Hounsfield numbers application. Data acquisition and manipulation techniques, image reconstruction algorithms such as filtered back-projection. Computed tomography systems and operations with full coverage of radiographic tube configuration, collimator design and function, detector type, characteristics and functions and the CT computer and array processor. CT image processing and display from data acquisition through postprocessing and archiving and patient factors related to other elements affecting image quality and artifact production and reduction and image communication. Prerequisite: Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2500 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2501; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor. Admission to the Computed Tomography (CT) Program is required or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2503 
    Radiation Safety & Quality Mgmt for CT

    3  credit hours

    Principles of radiation protection, including the responsibilities of the computed tomography (CT) technologist for patients, personnel and the public. Radiation health and safety requirements of federal and state regulatory agencies, accreditation agencies and health care organizations. Components of a Quality Management Program which includes quality assurance and quality control measures. Prerequisite: Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2502 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor. Admission to the Computed Tomography (CT) Program is required or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2511 
    Clinical Applications of CT I

    3  credit hours

    Provides structured clinical education experiences to sequentially develop, apply, analyze, and evaluate concepts and theories in the performance of computed tomography (CT)procedures. Designed competency-based clinical assignments and patient-centered clinical practice provides patient care and assessment in the performance of CT procedures. Competency and outcome measures ensure the supervised completion of CT procedures in head, brain, neck, spine and musculoskeletal, chest, thorax, abdomen and pelvis. Prerequisite: Admission to the Computed Tomography (CT) Program is required or consent of instructor

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2512 
    Clinical Applications of CT II

    3  credit hours

    Provides structured clinical education experiences in the performance of advanced computed tomography (CT) imaging procedures, using patient-centered clinical practice and assessment. Competency outcomes and measures for supervised completion of CT special procedures with contrast, venipuncture, and power injector. Competence demonstrated in CT image display, postprocessing, and quality assurance. Prerequisite: Admission to the Computed Tomography (CT) Program is required or consent of instructor

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2600 
    Cardiac IV Procedures & Patient Care

    3  credit hours

    Overview of diagnostic, therapeutic, and conduction cardiac studies and percutaneous coronary intervention procedures. Hemodynamics and c calculations related to cardiac studies. Basic concepts of patient care and management for cardiac procedures and infection prevention. Prerequisite: Admission into the Cardiac Interventional Radiography Specialist Program or consent of instructor. (3 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2602 
    Equipment & Instrumentation in CIVR

    1  credit hour

    Equipment and instrumentation utilized in cardiac interventional radiography studies. Prerequisite: Admission into the Cardiac Interventional Radiography Specialist Program or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2604 
    Clinical Experience in CIVR

    3  credit hours

    Clinical experience in a dedicated cardiac catheterization laboratory setting. Students will perform the fundamental procedures required for certification in cardiac-interventional radiography. Prerequisite: Admission into the Cardiac Interventional Radiography Specialist program certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and licensed by Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) or consent of instructor. (6 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2860 
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2865 
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career & Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

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