Course Index

Questions about courses, descriptions or credit hours should be directed to the Registrar's Office.

RAD 280 PRINCIPLES OF COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY (CT)

This course presents the information necessary to the practice of Computed Tomography. This course includes information on patient education, patient positioning, patient assessment, radiation protection, contrast, positioning, imaging protocols, CT physics, instrumentation, and quality control. Cross-sectional anatomy and pathology will be briefly covered.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Prerequisites: RAD 262

RAD 420 SPECIAL TOPICS II: 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: 2.0
  • Prerequisites: Instructor permission.

RAD 420 IMAGING PROCEDURES IN COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY

  • Credits: 3.0

RAD 430 SPECIAL TOPICS III: MRI

This course presents the information necessary to the practice of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. The course will include information on patient care and assessment, MRI safety, physical principles, data acquisition, instrumentation, MRI contrast, artifacts, and quality control. Cross-sectional anatomy and pathology will be briefly covered. It is recommended that the student complete a cross-sectional anatomy course. The clinical component of the education is the responsibility of the student.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Prerequisites: Instructor permission.

RAD 440 SPECIAL TOPICS IV: CVIT

This course presents the information necessary to the practice of Cardiovascular and Interventional Technology. This course will include information on patient care, equipment and instrumentation, contrast agents, medications, emergency care, and procedures. The clinical component of the education is the responsibility of the student.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Prerequisites: Instructor permission.

RAD 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY: CLINICAL

This course offers the student a clinical externship for the RAD420, RAD430, and RAD440 courses of instruction. The course will allow the student to apply didactic instruction to the advanced imaging modality of choice in a clinical setting. Specific objectives, goals, clinical competencies, and clinical schedules will be developed with the student prior to the start of the clinical internship.

  • Prerequisites: Instructor permission.

RAD ADVANCED PATIENT CARE CONCEPTS

  • Credits: 2.0

RAD --- ADVANCED IMAGING EXTERNSHIP I (CT)

  • Credits: 1.0 - 6.0

RAD --- ADVANCED IMAGING EXTERNSHIP (MRI)

  • Credits: 3.0

RAD --- ELECTIVE

Students can choose a specialty of their choice: Computed Tomography or Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

Course descriptions can be found:

Computed Tomography

Magnetic Resonance Imaging

  • Credits: 14.0