online, Seminar days, Mondays 5:00 pm
Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. The student will explore topics of professionalism and ethics as they relate to the radiologic technologist. (1,2,3,4,5)
2. The students will perform 2 labs-central ray location and lead blockers with their classmates at their assigned major affiliate site and as a group submit answers to the questions at the end of the lab project.(1,2,6,7,8)
3. The student will collect 2 reject films. One repeated film for each of following categories; body part positioning, technique or equipment. For each film the student should be able to identify all radiographic anatomy, describe the positioning, critique the technical quality and give an appraisal of film and describe the reason(s) for the repeat of the film to include the corrections needed to optimize diagnostic value of the radiograph. (1,2,6,7,8)
4. The student will define critical thinking and explain why critical thinking is imperative for radiographers.(1,2)
5. The student will apply critical thinking skills, identify problems, consider alternatives and justify choices in critical thinking scenarios.(1,2,6,7,8)
6. The students will make a public service announcement to promote National Radiologic Technology Week.(1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8)
7. The students will make a clinical site presentation to first year students.(1,2,3,4,5,6,7)
8. The studeents will write an abstract.(1,2,3,4,5,6,7)
Film Presentations 10%
3 Tests 70%
Group Projects 10%
GRADING SCALE: A = 90 - 100
B = 80 - 89
C = 75 - 79
D = 65 - 74
F = 0 - 64
Abstract submitted through Blackboard dropbox.
Your attendance is mandatory. An absence can only be excused by me and only if I am contacted before class. You will lose points from your final grade any absences as follows:
5 - Points for missed SEMINAR DAY
1 - Point for each tardy
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 2315 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.