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Radiation and Imaging Technology

These classes are part of the Bachelor of Applied Science degree (BAS) in radiation and imaging sciences which is a career oriented bachelor degree completion program for those with national certification in radiologic technology, diagnostic ultrasound, radiation therapy, or nuclear medicine.

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RAIT 301 Sectional Anatomy • 5 Cr.

Presents normal human anatomy in various planes using Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance (MR), interventional, and cardiac catheter images. Either RAIT 301 or IMAGE 250 can be taken for credit, not both. Prerequisites: BIOL&241 and BIOL&242 with a C (2.0) or better and admission to the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program, or permission of the Program Chair.

RAIT 302 Body Pathophysiology • 5 Cr.

Presents pathologies of the abdomen, chest, and neck with physiological implications pertinent to Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance, interventional, and Cardiac Catheter imaging modalities. Either RAIT 302 or IMAGE 265 can be taken for credit, not both. Prerequisites: BIOL&241 and BIOL&242 with a C (2.0) or better and admission to the program, or permission of the Program Chair.

Description starting Summer 2018

Presents pathologies of the pelvis, abdomen, chest, and neck with physiological implications pertinent to Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance, interventional, and Cardiac Catheter imaging modalities. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Technology and Nuclear Medicine concentrations as well as the requirements of the CT Imaging, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and Vascular Interventional certificates of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program. Either RAIT 302 or IMAGE 265 can be taken for credit, not both. Prerequisites: BIOL&241 and BIOL&242, with a C (2.0) or better and admission to the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program, or permission of the Program Chair.

RAIT 303 Neuropathophysiology • 5 Cr.

Presents neurological based pathologies and the related diagnostic/interventional procedures applied in evaluation and treatment. Either RAIT 303 or IMAGE 266 can be taken for credit, not both. Prerequisites: BIOL&241 and BIOL&242 with a C (2.0) or better and admission to the program, or permission of the Program Chair.

Description starting Summer 2018

Presents neurologically-based pathologies and the related diagnostic/interventional procedures applied in evaluation and treatment. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Technology, Nuclear Medicine, and Diagnostic Medical Sonography concentrations as well as the requirements of the CT Imaging, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and Vascular Interventional certificates of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program. Either RAIT 303 or IMAGE 266 can be taken for credit, not both. Prerequisites: BIOL&241 and BIOL&242, with a C (2.0) or better and admission to the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program, or permission of the Program Chair.

RAIT 310 Computed Tomography Instrumentation & Procedures • 3 Cr.

Designed to provide didactic preparation for advanced level certification exam in Computed Tomography scanning. Includes information pertaining to the equipment used, clinical application, specific technique applications, patient care and quality control. Either RAIT 310 or IMAGE 280 can be taken for credit, not both. Prerequisites: RAIT 301 with a B (3.0) or better and permission of the Program Chair.

Description starting Summer 2018

Designed to provide didactic preparation for advanced level certification exam in Computed Tomography scanning. Includes information pertaining to the equipment used, clinical application, specific technique applications, patient care and quality control. Either RAIT 310 or IMAGE 280 can be taken for credit, not both. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Technology and Nuclear medicine concentrations as well as the requirements of the CT Imaging certificate of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program. Recommended: RAIT 301 with a B (3.0) or better. Prerequisites: Admission to the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program, or permission of the Program Chair.

RAIT 311 Clinical Practicum in Computed Tomography • 12 Cr.

Provides the opportunity to develop required competencies for advance certification in Computed Tomography technology. Includes 40 hours per week for 11 weeks in a CT department. Either RAIT 311 or IMAGE 270 can be taken for credit, not both. Prerequisites: RAIT 310 within the past 12 months with a B (3.0) or better and permission of Program Chair.

Description starting Summer 2018

Provides the opportunity to develop required competencies for advance certification in Computed Tomography technology. Includes 40 hours per week for 11 weeks in a CT department. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Technology and Nuclear medicine concentrations as well as the requirements of the CT Imaging certificate of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program. Either RAIT 311 or IMAGE 270 can be taken for credit, not both. Prerequisites: Admission to Radiation & Imaging Sciences program, RAIT 301 with a B (3.0) or better, RAIT 310 within the past 12 months with a B (3.0) or better, AND permission of instructor. Grading: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory.

RAIT 312 Biology of Cancer • 5 Cr.

Emphasis is on the cellular, genetic, biochemical and environmental aspects of the disease including discussion of the multiple disease nature of cancer, its diagnosis and treatment. Same as BIOL 312. Either BIOL 312 or RAIT 312 may be taken for credit, not both. Prerequisite: Admission into the program or permission of Program Chair. Recommended: BIOL& 160 or BIOL& 211.

Description starting Summer 2018

Emphasis is on the cellular, genetic, biochemical and environmental aspects of the disease including discussion of the multiple disease nature of cancer, its diagnosis and treatment. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Medical Dosimetry, Technology, Nuclear Medicine and Diagnostic Medical Sonography concentrations as well as the requirements of the Medical Dosimetry certificate of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program. Either BIOL 312 or RAIT 312 may be taken for credit, not both. Recommended: BIOL& 160 or BIOL& 211. Prerequisites: Admission to the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program or permission of the program chair.

RAIT 314 CT Lab • 1 Cr.

This course is designed to allow the CT student an opportunity to apply lessons learned within RAIT 310 CT Instrumentation and Procedures. Prerequisite: Permission of Program Chair and concurrent enrollment into RAIT 310.

Description starting Summer 2018

This course is designed to allow the CT student an opportunity to apply lessons learned within RAIT 310 CT Instrumentation and Procedures. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Technology and Nuclear medicine concentrations of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program. Prerequisites: Admission to the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program, concurrent enrollment into RAIT 310, AND permission of the Program Chair.

RAIT 315 Magnetic Resonance Instrumentation & Procedures • 3 Cr.

Presents the physics of magnetization, image production, image weighting, pulse responses, scanning procedures, magnet safety, and the role of the technologist. Either RAIT 315 or IMAGE 281 can be taken for credit, not both. Prerequisite: RAIT 301 with a B (3.0) or better, and permission of the Program Chair.

Description starting Summer 2018

Presents the physics of magnetization, image production, image weighting, pulse responses, scanning procedures, magnet safety, and the role of the technologist. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Technology and Nuclear medicine concentrations as well as the requirements of the Magnetic Resonance Imaging certificate of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program. Either RAIT 315 or IMAGE 281 can be taken for credit, not both. Prerequisites: Admission to the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program, or permission of program chair.

RAIT 316 Clinical Practicum in Magnetic Resonance Imaging • 12 Cr.

Provides the opportunity to develop required competencies for advance certification in Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Includes 40 hours per week for 11 weeks in an MRI department. Either RAIT 316 or IMAGE 271 can be taken for credit, not both. Prerequisites: RAIT 315 within the past 12 months with a B (3.0) or better and permission of 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 11 weeks in an MRI department. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Technology and Nuclear medicine concentrations as well as the requirements of the Magnetic Resonance Imaging certificate of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program. Either RAIT 316 or IMAGE 271 can be taken for credit, not both. Prerequisites: Admission to Radiation & Imaging Sciences program, RAIT 301 with a B (3.0) or better, RAIT 315 within the past 12 months with a B (3.0) or better, AND permission of instructor. Grading: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory.

RAIT 317 MRI Lab • 1 Cr.

This course is designed to allow the MRI student an opportunity to apply lessons learned within RAIT 315 MRI Instrumentation and Procedures. Prerequisite: Permission of Program Chair and concurrent enrollment into RAIT 315.

Description starting Summer 2018

This course is designed to allow the MRI student an opportunity to apply lessons learned within RAIT 315 MRI Instrumentation and Procedures. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Technology and Nuclear medicine concentrations of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program. Prerequisites: Admission to the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program, concurrent enrollment into RAIT 315, AND permission of the Program Chair.

RAIT 320 Intervention Procedures • 3 Cr.

Provides a survey of special diagnostic and interventional procedures. The technologist role and responsibilities in these procedures is discussed relative to equipment and supplies used, drugs administered, and assessing and monitoring of the patient. Either RAIT 320 or IMAGE 283 can be taken for credit, not both. Prerequisites: RAIT 301 with a B (3.0) or better and permission of the Program Chair.

Description starting Summer 2018

Provides a survey of special diagnostic and interventional radiographic procedures. The technologist role and responsibilities in these procedures is discussed relative to equipment and supplies used, drugs administered, and assessing and monitoring of the patient. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Technology concentration as well as the requirements of the Vascular Interventional certificate of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program. Either RAIT 320 or IMAGE 283 can be taken for credit, not both. Prerequisites: Admission to the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program, or permission of program chair.

RAIT 321 Vascular Interventional Clinical • 12 Cr.

Provides the opportunity to develop required competencies for advanced certification in Interventional Vascular Technology. The course includes 40 hours per week for 11 weeks in and IR department. Either RAIT 321 or IMAGE 272 can be taken for credit, not both. Prerequisites: RAIT 320 within the past 12 months with a B (3.0) or better and permission of Program Chair.

Description starting Summer 2018

Provides the opportunity to develop required competencies for advanced certification in Interventional Vascular Radiography. The course includes 40 hours per week for 11 weeks in an IR department. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Technology concentration as well as the requirements of the Vascular Interventional certificate of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program. Either RAIT 321 or IMAGE 272 can be taken for credit, not both. Prerequisites: Admission to Radiation & Imaging Sciences program, RAIT 301 with a B (3.0) or better, RAIT 320 within the past 12 months with a B (3.0) or better, AND permission of instructor. Grading: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory.

RAIT 322 VIR Lab • 1 Cr.

This course is designed to allow the VIR student an opportunity to apply lessons learned within RAIT 320 Vascular Interventional Procedures. Prerequisite: Permission of Program Chair and concurrent enrollment with RAIT 320.

Description starting Summer 2018

This course is designed to allow the VIR student an opportunity to apply lessons learned within RAIT 320 Vascular Interventional Procedures. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Technology concentration of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program. Prerequisites: Prerequisite: Admission to the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program, concurrent enrollment into RAIT 320, AND permission of the Program Chair.

RAIT 325 Mammography • 5 Cr.

Preparation for certification by the ARRT in mammography. In addition to didactic education, the course includes laboratory sessions in a Mammography department. Prerequisite: Admission to the program and permission of the Program Chair.

Description starting Summer 2018

Preparation for certification by the ARRT in mammography. In addition to didactic education, the course includes laboratory sessions in a Mammography department. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Technology concentration of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program and requires ARRT(R) credential. Prerequisites: Admission to the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program or permission of the Program Chair.

RAIT 326 Ultrasound Physics for Mammographers • 3 Cr.

Covers acoustical physics, including the concepts and principles of sound transmission and the utilization of high frequency sound to produce images for diagnostic purposes. Prerequisite: Admission to the program and permission of the Program Chair.

Description starting Summer 2018

Covers acoustical physics, including the concepts and principles of sound transmission and the utilization of high frequency sound to produce images for diagnostic purposes. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Technology concentration as well as the requirements of the Breast Ultrasound certificate of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program and requires ARRT(R) or ARDMS credential. Prerequisites: Admission to the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program or permission of the Program Chair.

RAIT 328 Breast Ultrasound Equipment • 2 Cr.

Introduces the ultrasound system. Includes detailed descriptions of essential parts of the ultrasound system using a variety of ultrasound machines, classroom demonstrations of system operations and technique, and practical application to breast anatomy and pathology. Prerequisite: Admission to the program and permission of the Program Chair.

Description starting Summer 2018

Introduces the ultrasound system. Includes detailed descriptions of essential parts of the ultrasound system using a variety of ultrasound machines, classroom demonstrations of system operations and technique, and practical application to breast anatomy and pathology. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Technology and Diagnostic Medical Sonography concentrations as well as the requirements of the Breast Ultrasound certificate of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program and requires ARRT(R) or ARDMS credential. Prerequisites: Admission to the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program or Permission of the Program Chair.

RAIT 329 Mammography Clinical Practicum • 5 Cr.

Students are assigned to a mammography department for 132 hours to satisfy clinical competency requirements of the ARRT for eligibility to sit for the ARRT advanced level exam in mammography. Prerequisites: RAIT 325 within 12 months with a B (3.0) or better and permission of the Program Chair.

Description starting Summer 2018

Students are assigned to a mammography department for 200 hours to satisfy clinical competency requirements of the ARRT for eligibility to sit for the ARRT advanced level exam in mammography. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Technology concentration of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program and requires ARRT(R) credential. Prerequisites: Admission into the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program, RAIT 325 within 12 months with a B (3.0) or better and permission of instructor. Grading: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory.

RAIT 330 Breast Ultrasound • 3 Cr.

Designed for Mammographers or Sonographers who want to gain didactic preparation level certification in breast ultrasound. Reviews anatomy and physiology of the breast. Includes orientation to sectional imaging of the breast, correlation with mammographic images, and characterization of normal and abnormal findings from a sonographic viewpoint. Content covers all areas included in the breast specialty exam offered by the ARDMS. Prerequisite: Admission to the program and permission of the Program Chair.

Description starting Summer 2018

Designed for Mammographers or Sonographers who want to gain didactic preparation in breast ultrasound. Reviews anatomy and physiology of the breast. Includes orientation to sectional imaging of the breast, correlation with mammographic images, and characterization of normal and abnormal findings from a sonographic viewpoint. Content covers all areas included in the breast specialty exam offered by the ARDMS. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Technology and Diagnostic Medical Sonography concentrations as well as the requirements of the Breast Ultrasound certificate of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program and requires ARRT(R) or ARDMS credential. Prerequisites: Admission to the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program or permission of the Program Chair.

RAIT 331 Clinical Practicum in Breast Ultrasound • 12 Cr.

Provides the opportunity for ARDMS certified sonographers to develop competencies in breast ultrasound, including the required numbers and variety of exams for advanced level certification. Content covers all areas included in the breast specialty exam offered by the ARDMS. Course includes 40 hours per week for 11 weeks in the clinical setting. Prerequisite: RAIT 330 within the past 12 months with a B (3.0) or better and permission of the Program Chair.

Description starting Summer 2018

Provides the opportunity for ARRT certified mammographers and ARDMS certified sonographers to develop competencies in breast ultrasound, including the required numbers and variety of exams for advanced level certification. Content covers all areas included in the breast specialty exam offered by the ARDMS and ARRT. Course includes 40 hours per week for 11 weeks in the clinical setting. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Technology and Diagnostic Medical Sonography concentrations as well as the requirements of the Breast Ultrasound certificate of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program and requires ARRT(R)(M) or ARDMS credential. Prerequisites: Admission into the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program, RAIT 328 and RAIT 330 within the past 12 months with a B (3.0) or better, AND permission of the instructor. Grading: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory.

RAIT 340 Fetal Echocardiography for Sonographers • 3 Cr.

Designed to provide didactic preparation for ARDMS certified sonographers for advanced level certification in fetal echocardiography. Content covers all areas included in the specialty exam offered by the ARMDS. Prerequisite: Admission into the program or permission of the Program Chair.

Description starting Summer 2018

Designed to provide didactic preparation for ARDMS certified sonographers for advanced level certification in fetal echocardiography. Content covers all areas included in the specialty exam offered by the ARMDS. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography concentration of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program. Prerequisites: Admission into the Radiation & Imaging Sciences Program or permission of the Program Chair.

RAIT 341 Clinical Practicum for Fetal Echocardiography • 12 Cr.

Provides the opportunity for ARDMS certified sonographers to develop competencies in fetal echocardiography, including the required numbers and variety of exams for advanced level certification. Content covers all areas included in the specialty exam offered by the ARDMS. The course includes 40 hours per week for 11 weeks in the clinical setting. Prerequisites: RAIT 340 within the past 12 months with a B (3.0) or better AND permission of the Program Chair.

Description starting Summer 2018

Provides the opportunity for ARDMS certified sonographers to develop competencies in fetal echocardiography in preparation for specialty exam offered by the ARDMS. The course includes 40 hours per week for 11 weeks in the clinical setting. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography concentration of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program. Prerequisites: Admission into the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program, RAIT 340 within the past 12 months with a B (3.0) or better, AND permission of the instructor. Grading: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory.

RAIT 344 Sonographer Vascular Technology • 3 Cr.

Designed to provide didactic preparation for ARDMS certified sonographer for advanced level certification in vascular technology. Content covers all areas included in the specialty exam offered by the ARDMS. Prerequisite: Admission into the program or permission of the Program Chair.

Description starting Summer 2018

Designed to provide didactic preparation for ARDMS certified sonographers for advanced level certification in vascular technology. Content covers all areas included in the specialty exam offered by the ARDMS. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography concentration of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program. Prerequisites: Admission into the Radiation & Imaging Sciences Program or permission of the Program Chair.

RAIT 345 Clinical Practicum for Vascular Sonography • 12 Cr.

Provides the opportunity for ARDMS certified sonographers to develop competencies in vascular sonography, including the required numbers and variety of exams for advanced level certification. Content covers all areas included in the specialty exam offered by the ARDMS. The course includes 40 hours per week for 11 weeks in the clinical setting. Prerequisites: RAIT 344 within the past 12 months with a B (3.0) or better and permission of the Program Chair.

Description starting Summer 2018

Provides the opportunity for ARDMS certified sonographers to develop competencies in fetal echocardiography in preparation for specialty exam offered by the ARDMS. The course includes 40 hours per week for 11 weeks in the clinical setting. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography concentration of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program. Prerequisites: Admission into the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program, RAIT 340 within the past 12 months with a B (3.0) or better, AND permission of the instructor. Grading: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory.

RAIT 350 Nuclear Cardiology • 5 Cr.

Covers all aspects of nuclear cardiology, including anatomy, physiology, pathology, electrocardiography, acquisition and processing of nuclear cardiology studies, stress testing (both exercise and pharmacologic), emergency care in the nuclear cardiology department, and correlative imaging. The course is designed to prepare students for the Nuclear Cardiology (NCT) examination. Prerequisite: Admission to the program or permission of the Program Chair.

Description starting Summer 2018

Covers all aspects of nuclear cardiology, including anatomy, physiology, pathology, electrocardiography, acquisition and processing of nuclear cardiology studies, stress testing (both exercise and pharmacologic), emergency care in the nuclear cardiology department, and correlative imaging. The course is designed to prepare students for the Nuclear Cardiology (NCT) examination. 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 or permission of the Program Chair.

RAIT 358 Principles of Nuclear Medicine Physics • 3 Cr.

Covers the basic principles and practices of nuclear medicine, with emphasis on concepts of physiologic imaging, radioactivity, radiation detection, and radiation safety. Designed for individuals with prior certification in radiography or radiation therapy who wish to become certified in positron emission tomography (PET). Should be taken before beginning clinical experience in PET. Prerequisite: Admission to the program or permission of the Program Chair.

Description starting Summer 2018

Covers the basic principles and practices of nuclear medicine, with emphasis on concepts of physiologic imaging, radioactivity, radiation detection, and radiation safety. Designed for individuals with prior certification in radiography or radiation therapy who wish to become certified in positron emission tomography (PET). Should be taken before beginning clinical experience in PET. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Technology concentration as well as the requirements of the Positron Emission Tomography certificate of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program. Prerequisites: Admission to the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program or permission of the Program Chair.

RAIT 359 Basics of Positron Emission Tomography • 3 Cr.

Covers the basic science of positron emission tomography (PET) imaging, including the principles of coincidence imaging, the operation of a PET tomograph, and the creation and use of PET radiopharmaceuticals. Intended for individuals interested in pursuing clinical experience in PET. Prerequisite: RAIT 358 with a C (2.0) or better and admission to the program, or permission of the Program Chair.

Description starting Summer 2018

Covers the basic science of positron emission tomography (PET) imaging, including the principles of coincidence imaging, the operation of a PET tomograph, and the creation and use of PET radiopharmaceuticals. Intended for individuals interested in pursuing clinical experience in PET. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Technology and Nuclear Medicine concentrations as well as the requirements of the Positron Emission Tomography certificate of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program. Admission to the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program or permission of the Program Chair.

RAIT 360 Advanced Positron Emission Tomography • 3 Cr.

Covers advanced topics in positron emission tomography (PET), emphasizing imaging studies in the areas of neurology, cardiology, and oncology. Also reviews PET tomograph operation and PET department operation. Both RAIT 359 and RAIT 360 are recommended as preparation for the PET board exam; RAIT 360 should not be taken until after PET clinical experience. Prerequisites: RAIT 301 with a B (3.0) or better, or permission of the Program Chair.

Description starting Summer 2018

Covers advanced topics in positron emission tomography (PET), emphasizing imaging studies in the areas of neurology, cardiology, and oncology. Also reviews PET tomograph operation and PET department operation. Both RAIT 359 and RAIT 360 are recommended as preparation for the PET board exam; RAIT 360 should not be taken until after starting PET clinical experience. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Technology and Nuclear Medicine concentrations as well as the requirements of the Positron Emission Tomography certificate of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program. Prerequisites: Admission into the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program, RAIT 301 with a B (3.0) or better, either certification as a nuclear medicine technologist or RAIT 359 with a B (3.0) or better, AND permission of the Program Chair.

RAIT 361 Clinical Practicum Positron Emission Tomography • 12 Cr.

Provides the opportunity to develop required competencies for certification in Positron Emission Tomography. Course includes approximately 396 hours in one or more PET departments and clinics. Students work with combined PET/CT scanners. Course does not address clinical training in computed tomography. Prerequisites: RAIT 359 within the past 12 months with a B (3.0) or better AND permission of the Program Chair.

Description starting Summer 2018

Provides the opportunity to develop required competencies for certification in Positron Emission Tomography. Course includes approximately 396 hours in one or more PET departments and clinics. Students work with combined PET/CT scanners. Course does not address clinical training in computed tomography. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Technology and Nuclear Medicine concentrations as well as the requirements of the Positron Emission Tomography certificate of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program. Recommended: RAIT 359 or other PET preparatory coursework within the past 12 months. Prerequisites: Admission into the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program AND permission of the instructor. Grading: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory.

RAIT 399 Independent Study • V1-5 Cr.  New

Description starting Summer 2018

This course covers directed readings, special projects, and independent study by an individual student. Only one of these courses may be taken for credit: RAIT 399 or HCML 399. Prerequisite: Permission of Program Chair.

RAIT 401 Advanced Sectional Anatomy • 2 Cr.

Designed for students having completed a sectional anatomy course. Neuro and vascular anatomy, and sectional images of joint and extremity body areas presented with Computed tomography and Magnetic Resonance images. Either RAIT 401 or IMAGE 251 can be taken for credit, not both. Prerequisites: RAIT 301 with a C (2.0) or better and admission to the program, or permission of the Program Chair.

Description starting Summer 2018

Designed for students who have completed a sectional anatomy course. Neuro and vascular anatomy, and sectional images of joint and extremity body areas presented with Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance images. Either RAIT 401 or IMAGE 251 can be taken for credit, not both. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Technology, Nuclear Medicine, and Diagnostic Medical Sonography concentrations as well as the requirements of the CT and Magnetic Resonance Imaging certificates of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program. 2. New Prerequisites: Admission into the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program, RAIT 301 with a C (2.0) or better, OR permission of the Program Chair.

RAIT 410 Advanced Computed Tomography Procedures • 3 Cr.

Presents state of the art Computed Tomography technology and procedures. Emphasis placed on protocols utilized to image pathologies and the potential applications of CT in evaluation of disease progression following treatment. Prerequisites: RAIT 310 with a C (2.0) or better, or permission of the Program Chair.

Description starting Summer 2018

Presents state of the art Computed Tomography technology and procedures. Emphasis placed on protocols utilized to image pathologies and the potential applications of CT in evaluation of disease progression following treatment. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Technology and Nuclear Medicine concentrations of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program. Prerequisites: Admission to the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program, RAIT 310 with a C (2.0) or better, or permission of the Program Chair.

RAIT 411 Clinical Practicum II in CT • V1-11 Cr.

Provides the opportunity to develop required competencies for advance certification in Computed Tomography Imaging. Includes 40 hours per week for 1 - 11 weeks in an MRI department. Prerequisites: RAIT 311 and permission of the Program Chair.

Description starting Summer 2018

Provides the opportunity to develop required competencies for advanced certification in Computed Tomography Imaging. Includes 40 hours per week for 1 - 11 weeks in a CT 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 to the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program, RAIT 311 AND permission of the instructor. Grading: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory.

RAIT 415 Advanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging Procedures • 3 Cr.

Designed for those currently employed as Magnetic Resonance technologists or those having completed a formal MR instrumentation course. Includes a brief review of MR physics, an in-depth analysis of fast imaging pulse sequences, advanced clinical application, advanced hardware, and a review of current research activity in continued application of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Prerequisites: RAIT 315 with a C (2.0) or better and admission to the program, or permission of the Program Chair.

Description starting Summer 2018

Designed for those currently employed as Magnetic Resonance technologists or those having completed a formal MR instrumentation course. Includes a brief review of MR physics, an in-depth analysis of fast imaging pulse sequences, advanced clinical application, advanced hardware, and a review of current research activity in continued application of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Technology and Nuclear Medicine concentrations of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program. Prerequisites: Admission to the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program, RAIT 315 with a C (2.0) or better, or permission of the Program Chair.

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. 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.

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. Prerequisites: RAIT 321 and permission of the Program Chair.

Description starting Summer 2018

Provides the opportunity to develop required competencies for advanced certification in Interventional Vascular Radiography. The course includes 40 hours per week for 1 - 11 weeks in an IR department. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Technology concentration of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program. Prerequisites: Admission to the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program, RAIT 321 AND permission of the instructor. Grading: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory.

RAIT 430 Neurosonology • 3 Cr.

This course will allow the student to further explore the concepts of ultrasound of the brain and spinal cord of the neonate patient. Emphasis will be placed on normal and congenital neurological disease. Scanning protocols will be introduced as well as specific medical needs of the critically ill neonate and pediatric patient. Prerequisite: Admission to the program or permission of the Program Chair.

Description starting Summer 2018

This course will allow the student to further explore the concepts of ultrasound of the brain and spinal cord of the neonate patient. Emphasis will be placed on normal and congenital neurological disease. Scanning protocols will be introduced as well as specific medical needs of the critically ill neonate and pediatric patient. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography concentration of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program. Prerequisites: Admission to the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program or permission of the Program Chair.

RAIT 434 Musculoskeletal Ultrasound - Lower Extremity • 3 Cr.

This course provides direct learning of the advanced concepts of sonographic imaging of the lower extremities. Scanning protocols will be included, as well as specific techniques including augmentation of the joints and interventional musculoskeletal ultrasound. Prerequisite: Admission to the program or permission of the Program Chair.

Description starting Summer 2018

This course provides direct learning of the advanced concepts of sonographic imaging of the lower extremities. Scanning protocols will be included, as well as specific techniques including augmentation of the joints and interventional musculoskeletal ultrasound. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Technology concentrations of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program. Prerequisites: Admission to the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program or permission of the Program Chair.

RAIT 440 Pediatric Sonography • 5 Cr.

This course provides direct learning of the advanced concepts of sonographic imaging of the abdomen and pelvis of the pediatric patient. Scanning protocols will be included, as well as specific medical needs of the critically ill neonate and pediatric patient. Prerequisite: Admission to the program or permission of the Program Chair.

Description starting Summer 2018

This course provides direct learning of the advanced concepts of sonographic imaging of the abdomen and pelvis of the pediatric patient. Scanning protocols will be included, as well as specific medical needs of the critically ill neonate and pediatric patient. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography concentration of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program. Prerequisites: Admission to the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program or permission of the Program Chair.

RAIT 444 Musculoskeletal Ultrasound - Upper Extremity • 3 Cr.

This course provides direct learning of the advanced concepts of sonographic imaging of the upper extremities. Scanning protocols will be included, as well as specific techniques including augmentation of the joints and interventional musculoskeletal ultrasound. Prerequisite: Admission to the program or permission of the Program Chair.

Description starting Summer 2018

This course provides direct learning of the advanced concepts of sonographic imaging of the upper extremities. Scanning protocols will be included, as well as specific techniques including augmentation of the joints and interventional musculoskeletal ultrasound. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Technology concentrations of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program. Prerequisites: Admission to the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program or permission of the Program Chair.

RAIT 455 Nuclear Medicine Concept Integration • 2 Cr.

Brings together the different aspects of nuclear medicine and provides the student with an opportunity to integrate theory and practice. Using a series of scenarios, students prepare short papers and participate in discussions on how they would handle each situation. Prerequisite: Admission to the program or permission of the Program Chair.

Description starting Summer 2018

Brings together the different aspects of nuclear medicine practice and provides the student with an opportunity to integrate theory and practice. Using a series of scenarios, students prepare short papers and participate in discussions on how they would handle each situation. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Nuclear Medicine concentration of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program. Prerequisites: Admission to the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program or permission of the Program Chair.

RAIT 461 Clinical Practicum II in PET • 9 Cr.

Provides the student the opportunity to develop required competencies for certification in Positron Emission Tomography. The course includes approximately 300 hours in one or more PET departments and clinics. The student will work with combined PET/CT scanners, but this course will not address clinical training in computed tomography. Prerequisites: RAIT 361 AND permission of the Program Chair.

Description starting Summer 2018

Provides the student the opportunity to develop required competencies for certification in Positron Emission Tomography. The course includes approximately 300 hours in one or more PET departments and clinics. The student will work with combined PET/CT scanners, but this course will not address clinical training in computed tomography. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Nuclear Medicine concentration of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program. Prerequisites: Admission to the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program, RAIT 361, and permission of the instructor. Grading: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory.

RAIT 465 Capstone Proposal • 1 Cr.

This course prepares students for the RAIS BAS Program Capstone course (RAIT 475). Students will develop professional goals and objectives, as well as their mission, vision, and strategic plan for their career. This will ensure that work done in the capstone project supports the individual career goals. Prerequisite: Acceptance to the program.

Description starting Summer 2018

This course prepares students for the RAIS BAS Program Capstone course (RAIT 475). Students will develop the proposal for their capstone project. The proposal should incorporate the student's professional goals and objectives, as well as their coursework throughout the BAS program. This course should be taken only after completing a majority of the BAS courses. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Technology, Nuclear Medicine, and Diagnostic Medical Sonography concentration of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program. Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Radiation & Imaging Sciences Program or permission of the Program chair.

RAIT 475 Capstone Project • 4 Cr.

Students review, integrate and practice the skills and knowledge covered throughout the Radiation and Imaging program. Students select a complete and significant project drawn from their coursework and concentration. Previously RAIM 475. Prerequisite: Acceptance to the program and RAIT 465, or permission of Program Chair.

Description starting Summer 2018

Students complete a significant project that draws on their coursework and concentration. This course should be taken only after completing a majority of the BAS courses. This course is intended to meet the degree requirements of the Technology, Nuclear Medicine, and Diagnostic Medical Sonography concentration of the Radiation & Imaging Sciences program. Previously RAIM 475. Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Radiation & Imaging Sciences Program and RAIT 465 with a C (2.0) or better, or permission of the Program chair.

RAIT 490 Information & Imaging Management • 3 Cr.

Covers existing data standards, data and information quality, the nature of imaging data, and the ways in which imaging data and information are used within radiology departments and by users outside of radiology. Students apply classroom concepts in their own work and practice settings. Prerequisite: Admission to the program or permission of the Program Chair.

RAIT 494 Radiation & Imaging Sciences Special Topics • V1-5 Cr.

Presents advanced or specialized topics in the field of Radiation & Imaging Sciences. Topics focus on new and emerging trends. Examples include new technology, techniques, clinical research, etc. Specific topics are announced in the quarterly schedule. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

RAIT 495 Radiation & Imaging Sciences Special Topics • V1-5 Cr.

Presents advanced or specialized topics in the field of Radiation & Imaging Sciences. Topics focus on new and emerging trends. Examples include new technology, techniques, clinical research, etc. Specific topics are announced in the quarterly schedule. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

RAIT 496 Radiation & Imaging Sciences Special Topics • V1-5 Cr.

Presents advanced or specialized topics in the field of Radiation & Imaging Sciences. Topics focus on new and emerging trends. Examples include new technology, techniques, clinical research, etc. Specific topics are announced in the quarterly schedule. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

RAIT 497 Radiation & Imaging Sciences Special Topics • V1-5 Cr.

Presents advanced or specialized topics in the field of Radiation & Imaging Sciences. Topics focus on new and emerging trends. Examples include new technology, techniques, clinical research, etc. Specific topics are announced in the quarterly schedule. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.