32 hours per week scheduled days and Seminar Class 4 days on campus.
Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Assist registered technologists with emergency radiological examinations.
2. Assist and perform examinations in the active examining areas.
3. Satisfactorily complete Competency Evaluations from the List of Examination. You must complete 30 by the end of the semester.
4. Evaluate each requisition.
5. Demonstrate proper physical facilities readiness.
6. Demonstrate proper patient care.
7. Operate equipment effectively.
8. Demonstrate correct positioning skills.
9. Apply the principles of radiation protection.
10. Evaluate the radiographic image for: correct anatomy, proper alignment, radiographic technique, and film identification, appropriate radiation protection.
11. Complete all aspects of clinical competency evaluation.
12. Perform according to prescribed standards.
13. Observe the qualified radiographer while in the assigned rotation.
14. Assist the qualified radiographer which in the assigned rotation.
15. Perform various aspects of the selected procedure under direct supervision while in the assigned rotation.
16. Demonstrate affective behaviors, as appropriate, for level of professional development.
CLINICAL SITE PORTION
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT EVALUATION
FILM CRITIQUE AT FACILITY
MSU CLASSROOM PORTION
2 TESTS, FILM PRESENTATION, PARTICIPATION
*There is a minimum of 10 examinations required during the second clinical semester. These examinations may be in any combination. Any student who does not achieve at least 10 examinations this semester will receive a letter grade reduction. By the end of this semester, the student must have a minimum total of 40 examinations for the first and second clinical semesters.
Absences: Two (2) days of clinical absences are allowed each semester. For each absence after the two allowable absences, the returning student must bring a doctor’s excuse and a receipt of service from the care provider. For each clinical day missed after the 2-day allowance, 5 points per absence will be subtracted from the final clinical grade. The student will be required to make-up the days missed and the make-up time must start within two weeks. You must contact the Clinical Instructor and Clinical Coordinator if you going to be absent.
Tardiness Time missed being tardy should be made up at the end of the assigned shift the same day. This will be recorded as a tardy. Three (3) tardies within one semester will result in the deduction of 5 points from your final clinical grade.
ACADEMIC DISHONESTY POLICY: Academic dishonesty (cheating, plagiarism, etc.) will not be tolerated in this class and may result in suspension or dismissal from this course and from the program. Cases will be referred to the Dean of Students for possible dismissal from the university
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 Services (ODS) provides information and assistance, arranges accommodations, and serves as a liaison for students, instructors, and staff. The ODS has assistive 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 Services in the Counseling Center, Clark Student Center Room 108. 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.
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 108.
Conduct / Honesty / Honor System: RADS 2114 adheres to the MSU code of Conduct. In particular, academic dishonesty, however small, creates a breach in academic integrity. A student's participation in this course comes with the expectation that his/her work will be completed in full observance of the MSU code of Student Conduct. A student should consult the Student Handbook for answers to any questions about the code.