RAIT 416 Clinical Practicum II in MRI • V1-11 Cr.
Provides the opportunity to develop required competencies for advance certification in Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Includes 40 hours per week for 1 - 11 weeks in an MRI department. Prerequisite: RAIT 316 Clinical Practicum in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and permission of instructor.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
- At the completion of the course, the student will have proven competence in a minimum of 50% of the required procedures. Competence in a required procedure includes evaluation of a student’s ability to:
- ? Prepare supplies according to procedures
- ? Monitor equipment following procedure and protocols.
- ? Evaluate and interpret requisitions, and develop appropriate protocol to respond to physician’s order.
- ? Prepare the patient for procedure, both physically and mentally.
- ? Administer medications as directed
- ? Perform patient assessment and monitoring before, during and after the procedure
- ? Examine the elements of and accomplish follow-up patient care.
- ? Process and evaluate images, and develop recommendations for procedure adjustment based on image quality
- ? Identify anatomy based on image interpretation
- ? Set radiographic technique based on specific conditions
- ? Identify and label images created according to accepted practices
- ? Analyze ethical issues relating to radiographic procedures and demonstrate ethical behavior and attitude in the clinical setting
- ? Demonstrate effective communication skills with patients and co-workers
- ? Assess the indications and contradictions for given MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) procedures based on specific case studies