NVCC COLLEGE-WIDE COURSE CONTENT SUMMARY
RAD 232 - ADVANCED CLINICAL PROCEDURES II (5 CR.)
Reinforces technical skills in fundamental radiographic procedures. Introduces more intricate contrast media procedures. Focuses on technical proficiency, application of radiation, protection, nursing skills, and exposure principles. Teaches advanced technical procedures and principles of imaging modalities, correlating previous radiographic theory, focusing on full responsibility for patients in technical areas, perfecting technical skills, and developing awareness of related areas utilizing ionizing radiation. Provides clinical experience in cooperating health agencies. Clinical 25 hours per week.
General Course Purpose
The purpose of this course is to refine the students skills in the continued practice of diagnostic radiology, and provide rotation and participation/observation through specialized areas. It is the fourth of a series of five clinical education courses that will take place in the hospital setting. The student will continue to master the skills required for advanced radiographic procedures. The student will continue to increase the skills needed to work independently in a radiographic room.
Entry Level Competencies
Successful completion of RAD 231 with a grade of "C" or better
The student will upon completion of RAD 232:
MAJOR TOPICS TO BE INCLUDED
Required clinical objectives and competencies
Rotation through specialized areas of radiology