RDT - Radiologic Technology

RDT 3090 Directed Study Cr. 1

Independent study of medical terminology and related vocabulary. Instructor-directed online course. Offered Fall.

RDT 3100 Introduction to Radiologic Technology Cr. 2

Introduction to radiology and hospital procedures. Role of radiographer as a member of the health care team. Offered Spring/Summer.

RDT 3200 Radiation Biology and Advanced Protection Cr. 3

Radiation protection procedures; radiation interaction with matter and dosage problem solving. Offered Spring/Summer.

Prerequisite: RDT 3100,

Corequisite: RDT 3400

RDT 3300 Radiographic Procedures I Cr. 3

Instruction and practical experience in procedures of positioning for the skeletal system with correlation to related anatomy in medical images. Offered Fall.

Prerequisite: RDT 3100, with a minimum grade of C- ; RDT 3200, with a minimum grade of C- ; RDT 3400, with a minimum grade of C-

RDT 3400 Clinical Education I Cr. 1-6

Clinical course. Student participates in supervised practice of radiographic procedures, studied in conjunction with didactic coursework. Offered Spring/Summer.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

RDT 3500 Patient Care Cr. 3

Practical application of patient handling: patient assessment, implication of medications and contrast media. BLS certification. Offered Winter.

Prerequisite: RDT 3600, with a minimum grade of C- ; PHI 1110, with a minimum grade of C-

RDT 3600 Clinical Education II Cr. 6

Application of didactic theory in practice on patients/clients under supervision of qualified technologists in a clinical setting. Offered Fall.

Prerequisite: RDT 3500, with a minimum grade of C- ; PHI 1110, with a minimum grade of C-

RDT 3700 Radiographic Procedures II Cr. 3

Continuation of RDT 3300. Additional advanced procedures, including skull, mammography, and gastrointestinal studies. Offered Winter.

Prerequisite: RDT 3900, with a minimum grade of C-

RDT 3800 Cross-Sectional Anatomy Cr. 3

Presentation of anatomical structures in sectional format, as encountered in computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging. Offered Spring/Summer.

Prerequisite: RDT 3700, with a minimum grade of C- ; RDT 3900, with a minimum grade of C-

RDT 3900 Clinical Education III Cr. 6

Minimally supervised clinical experience. Skills practice to proficiency level; additional complex skills. Offered Winter.

Prerequisite: RDT 3700, with a minimum grade of C- ; RDT 3800, with a minimum grade of C-

RDT 4100 Radiographic Quality/Exposure Cr. 3

Practical application of technical exposure factor formulation; imaging systems and subsequent effects of equipment manipulation of images. Offered Fall.

Prerequisite: RDT 4200, with a minimum grade of C- ; RDT 4300, with a minimum grade of C-

RDT 4200 Radiation Physics and Circuitry Cr. 3

Radiation physics; tubes and circuits of radiographic equipment. Offered Fall.

Prerequisite: RDT 4100, with a minimum grade of C- ; RDT 4300, with a minimum grade of C-

RDT 4300 Clinical Education IV Cr. 6

Continuation of RDT 3900. Offered Spring/Summer.

Prerequisite: RDT 4100, with a minimum grade of C- ; RDT 4200, with a minimum grade of C-

RDT 4400 Radiographic Pathology Cr. 3

Disease process and how they manifest in imaging modalities. Clarification of modality preference. Offered Winter.

Prerequisite: RDT 4500, with a minimum grade of C-

RDT 4500 Clinical Education V Cr. 6

Supervised clinical experience in performing radiographic procedures on patients in clinical setting. Evaluation of outcomes; application of knowledge at a progressive level. Offered Fall.

Prerequisite: RDT 4400, with a minimum grade of C-

RDT 4600 Radiology Seminar Cr. 1-3

Introduction to imaging modalities beyond the scope and practice of the general radiographer; emphasis on interventional procedures. Offered Winter.

Prerequisite: RDT 4700, with a minimum grade of C- ; RDT 4800, with a minimum grade of C-

RDT 4700 Clinical Education VI Cr. 6

Continuation of RDT 4500. Offered Winter.

Prerequisite: RDT 4600, with a minimum grade of C- ; RDT 4800, with a minimum grade of C-

RDT 4800 (WI) Independent Study Cr. 1

Independent research in radiology. Offered Fall.

Prerequisite: RDT 4600, with a minimum grade of C- ; RDT 4700, with a minimum grade of C-

RDT 4900 Jurisprudence for Radiographers Cr. 3

Ethical and legal case studies; research and discussion correlated to philosophical theory and accepted best law practice for general situations in health care and those specific to radiography. Offered Winter.

Prerequisite: PHI 2320, with a minimum grade of C-