Course Index

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HUM --- WORLD OF IDEAS: THE ARTS, HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES, OR HUMAN CONNECTION

At least one of the two humanities elective courses must be in the The Arts or Human Connection Distribution Area.

  • Credits: 9.0

IDS 430 PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION

This course focuses on the particular ways in which writers apply the writing process to genres used regularly by healthcare professionals and utilize research to enhance patient outcomes. Writing assignments will develop studentsā€˜ skills in writing formal correspondence, completing proposals, including effective visual components in formal documents, and completing "Research Evaluation and Utilization Reports", which include recommendations for evidence-based practice in particular settings.

  • Credits: 3.0

IDS 465 SURVEY OF US HEALTH SYSTEMS

Healthcare professionals need to have an understanding of the interaction of U.S. healthcare policies and public health science to be able to act as change agents in their professions. How do health professionals access this information, analyze and react in ways that will improve the health and wellness of their patients? This course will inform and ask the student to respond to the dynamic area of U.S. healthcare systems

IDS 325 APPLIED ANALYSIS OF RESEARCH

Evidence-based practice is an important component of effective clinical management. This course allows students to develop skills in applied statistics and research while learning to critically examine healthcare information from a variety of sources, including but not limited to professional journals, governmental reports and public media.

Note - This meets the objectives for two SSC electives, Statistics and Research.

  • Credits: 3.0

ISC 340 ADVANCED MAMMOGRAPHY

This course presents the information necessary to the practice of mammography. The course, based on the guidelines of the MQSA and ARRT, will fulfill the didactic component of mammography education. This course includes breast anatomy, physiology and pathology, mammographic equipment and quality assurance, mammographic technique and image evaluation, patient education, mammographic positioning, and interventional procedures. The clinical component of the education is the responsibility of the student.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    ARRT(R) candidacy or credential

ISC MAMMOGRAPHY (MUST BE R.T.(R))



  • Credits: 3.0

ISC 445 ADVANCED CT EXTERNSHIP CLINICAL

The format of this course is designed for the student to gain additional skills/experience in a professional/advanced imaging modality of interest.  For this particular externship, objectives are developed in accordance with the modality of choice.  Students who upon completion of this course meet graduation and eligibility requirements as set forth by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists for certification in an advanced imaging modality may apply for registry certification.

  • Credits: 1.0 - 6.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Permission of instructor

ISC 440 ADVANCED MRI EXTERNSHIP CLINICAL

The format of this course is designed for the student to gain additional skills/experience in a professional/advanced imaging modality of interest.  For this particular externship, objectives are developed in accordance with the modality of choice.  Students who upon completion of this course meet graduation and eligibility requirements as set forth by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists for certification in an advanced imaging modality may apply for registry certification.

  • Credits: 1.0 - 6.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Permission of instructor

ISC 347 IMAGING PROCEDURES IN COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY

This course focuses on examination preparation, indications, positioning, contrast media usage, patient education and safety as they pertain to the field of Computed Tomography.  Scanning parameters, radiation dose reduction and positioning for pathology and anatomical structures will be discussed.  Computed Tomography images will be reviewed for pathology, anatomy, and quality during this course.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    ARRT(R) candidacy or credential

ISC 342 APPLICATION AND INSTRUMENTATION OF COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY

This course focuses on the physical principles and instrumentation of computed tomography equipment.  Historical development, physics, radiation dose, daily operations and data acquisition and manipulations will be discussed.  Image post-processing, image archiving, and artifact identification and sources will be explained as it relates to computed tomography.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    ARRT(R) candidacy or credential