RAIT 416 Clinical Practicum II in MRI • V1-11 Cr.

Description

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. Prerequisites: RAIT 316 and permission of the Program Chair.

Description starting Summer 2018

Provides the opportunity to develop required competencies for advanced certification in Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Includes 40 hours per week for 1 - 11 weeks in an MRI department. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Technology and Nuclear Medicine concentrations of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program. Prerequisites: Admission into the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program, RAIT 316 AND permission of the instructor. Grading: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory.

Outcomes

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 MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) procedures based on specific case studies

Offered