NVCC COLLEGE-WIDE COURSE CONTENT SUMMARY
RAD 136 - CLINICAL INTERNSHIP IN MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING (3 CR.)
 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Develops technical skills in magnetic resonance procedures. Focuses on manipulation of equipment, patient care, and procedures. Clinical 15 hours per week.

GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE

This course is a component of a career certificate that is designed as a multi-competency module to provide expertise in magnetic resonance imaging to registered or registry eligible technologists. The completion of the career certificate will prepare individuals for employment as MRI technologists in hospitals and imaging centers. This course will fulfill the professional continuing education requirements required by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.

ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCIES

This course is offered to students who have graduated from an approved radiologic technology program and are registered or registry eligible according to the standards provided by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

After completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    1. head with/without contrast
    2. vertebral column with/without contrast
    3. spine
    4. thorax
    5. abdomen
    6. pelvis
    7. chest
    8. knee
    9. foot
    10. ankle
    11. wrist
    12. shoulder
MAJOR TOPICS TO BE INCLUDED

This course will focus on patient care, imaging procedures and instrumentation in magnetic resonance imaging.

Revised 10/98


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