RADA 421 Case Study Capstone I • 2 Cr.


Requires documentation of two cases the student performed in the daily work experience during the radiologist assistant clinical internship. Prerequisite: Acceptance into program.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Identify etiology and epidemiology of disease or injury (cause, prevalence, incidence, and morbidity)
  • Discuss indications and reason for procedure; patient history; results of any prior diagnostic studies (e.g., lab values, physical assessments, imaging studies) as appropriate
  • Describe procedure (e.g., how it was done, notable complicating factors
  • Discuss patient care issues that arose from procedure and how they were addressed
  • Explain the preliminary observations that were presented to the radiologist and identify the final diagnosis made by radiologist
  • Discuss patient outcome if known
  • Reflect and evaluate personal performance with recommendations for improvement