There are no scheduled class room dates and times for this course. This is an internet based course.
Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:
Understand principles of ionizing radiation interactions with matter based upon x-ray production theories.
Recognize the effects of ionizing radiation to human tissue at subatomic, atomic, cellular, & systemic levels.
Discuss studies regarding biologic effects of ionizing radiation on human tissue.
Differentiate between early & late effects of ionizing radiation on human tissue.
Apply radiation safety principles for patients, self, coworkers, and the general public while working as a radiographer.
Provide patient information in response to questions posed by patients regarding the radiation safety of radiologic procedures.
Use problem solving skills to determine the best radiation protection strategies to utilize when performing radiographic procedures.
Apply critical thinking skills to determine how to provide maximum radiation safety to self, patient, and the general public.
Assess patient procedure situations to determine if the patient is properly protected from radiation exposure.
Communicate with coworkers, supervisors, and physicians regarding concerns that might arise related to radiation safety in the radiology department
59% or less
Students will complete 5 assignments during the semester. The first 2 assignments must be completed no later than one week after the administration of Test One. Assignments 3 and 4 must be completed one week prior to the administration of Test Two. Assignment 5 must be completed by the final week of the semester. The assignments will be submitted to the appropriate assignment drop box located by clicking on the assignment link on the left side of the course home page. ANY assignment submitted after the deadline will have not be accepted and receive a grade of zero (0) for that assignment. The assignment will be done as a Word document attachment, Times New Roman or Arial, 12 point font and double spaced with a properly Formatted APA cover page.
The cover page will include the following:
Assignments that require information from the World Wide Web, written sources or personal communication should properly reference and cite the source using criteria found in the APA publication manual. Any assignment sent to the instructor that does not follow these criteria will have points deducted. You will need to refer to the sixth editionof the APA manual. For quick references I suggest you use The Owl at Purdue at:
or take time to view the APA tutorial at:
Please note: If you do not see comment balloons in the right margin of returned assignments, you should go to Tools, and click on Track Changes. If you cannot see them after this please let me know.
Any student that missed a quiz expiration date will not be allowed to take the quiz once the time has expired. If this happens, the student will receive a grade of zero (0) for that quiz. If a student misses a deadline for an activity or assignment, that assignment/activity will not be graded and a grade of zero (0) will be given. Emergencies do occur and they will be dealt with on an individual basis. Do not inform me of personal emergencies after the deadlines/due dates and expiration dates have passed.
DO NOT WRITE TO ME AND ASK IF I WILL ACCEPT A LATE ASSIGNMENT. I WILL NOT.
Special Needs:In accordance with Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Midwestern State University endeavors to make reasonable adjustments in its policies, practices, services, and facilities to ensure equal opportunity for qualified persons with disabilities to participate in all educational programs and activities.The Office of Disability Support Services (DSS) provides information and assistance, arranges accommodations, and serves as a liaison for students, instructors, and staff. The DSS has assistance devices such as books on tape, recorders, and adaptive software which can be loaned to qualified individuals. A student/employee who seeks accommodations on the basis of disability must register with the Office of Disability Support Services in the Clark Student Center Room 168 or call 940-397-4140 for further information. Documentation of disability from a competent professional is required.Individuals with grievances related to discrimination or lack of accommodation on the basis of a disability are encouraged to resolve the problem directly with the area involved. If the matter remains unresolved, advice and/or assistance will be provided by the Office of Disability Services for resolution. The grievance procedure may be found in the Student Handbook and Activities Calendar.The director of the Counseling Center services as the ADA Coordinator may be contacted at (940) 397-4618, TDD (940) 397-4515, or 3410 Taft Blvd., Clark Student Center Room.