RAIT 421 Clinical Practicum II in Vascular Interventional • V1-11 Cr.
Provides the opportunity to develop required competencies for advanced certification in Interventional Vascular Technology. The course includes 40 hours per week for 1 - 11 weeks in an IR department. Prerequisite: RAIT 321 Interventional Procedures Clinical and permission of instructor.
Description starting Summer 2017
Provides the opportunity to develop required competencies for advanced certification in Interventional Vascular Technology. The course includes 40 hours per week for 1 - 11 weeks in an IR department. Prerequisites: RAIT 321 and permission of the Program Chair.
After completing this class, students should be able to:Students 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 meet the outcomes listed below.
- 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 vascular-interventional procedures based on specific case studies