Course Index

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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 415 PRINCIPLES OF MRI INSTRUMENTATION

  • Credits: 3.0

RAD 410 ADVANCED CROSS-SECTIONAL ANATOMY II

  • Credits: 3.0

RAD 320 APPLICATION AND INSTRUMENTATION IN COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY

  • Credits: 3.0

RAD 315 PRINCIPLES OF MRI PHYSICS

  • Credits: 3.0

RAD 310 ADVANCED CROSS-SECTIONAL ANATOMY I

  • Credits: 3.0

RAD 282 ADVANCED IMAGING MODALITIES

  • Credits: 2.0

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 277 RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY BRIDGE COURSE

This course is designed to meet the needs of students who have left the NMC Radiologic Technology Program for one semester or longer. Emphasis is placed on assessment of theoretical knowledge, laboratory and clinical skills necessary for the student to continue to progress in the Radiologic Technology Program. Students may be assigned to a clinical, didactic or laboratory experience. The plan of study will be developed by the Program Director upon completion of a student assessment (this may include, but is not limited to, curriculum review, skills assessment, completion of an Academic Development Plan, etc.). Credit hours will be determined by the amount of work that is necessary for the student to ensure competency at the appropriate level to progress in the program.

  • Credits: 1.0 - 6.0

RAD 270 RADIOGRAPHIC SEMINAR

This course is designed as a capstone learning experience for the student in preparation of sitting for the A.R.R.T. certification examination in radiography.  Students prepare for professional employment and continuous learning by integrating and synthesizing their professional knowledge, skills, and attitude. Students demonstrate competencies for professional employment at the entry-level and the capacity to pursue lifelong professional growth.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites: Completion of all radiography professional coursework, excluding RAD 255 and RAD 222 taken concurrently.