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RADA 311 Imaging Procedures I • 4 Cr.

Description:

Establishes a framework for radiologist assistants performing fluoroscopic patient examinations in upper gastrointestinal, esophagus, small bowel, and barium enema studies. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the program.

Outcomes:

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • When performing fluoroscopic patient examinations in upper gastrointestinal, esophagus, and small bowel; and barium enema studies student will be able to:
    • Identify the pertinent normal anatomy and physiology for the exam being performed
    • List indications and contraindications for the procedure and identify possible alternative methods for the exam
    • Describe the appropriate patient assessment and preparation for the exam
    • Identify any ancillary equipment used in completing the exam
    • Explain the protocol for completed the procedure and identify alternatives that may be used
    • List common pathologies, describe their appearance on images, and identify them on images
    • Identify contrast media and medications appropriate to the procedure
    • Describe possible complications and identify appropriate responses
    • Explain how the appropriate post-procedure care should be presented to the patient
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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
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