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RAT 2640 Computed Tomography Practicum

A clinical education course that provides hands-on experience performing computed tomography procedures at an affiliate hospital and/or imaging center. Seven practicum hours per week.

Prerequisites: NONE

Course Outcomes
  • Identify and describe related contrast media in terms of characteristics, uses, and potential adverse reactions.
  • Demonstrate entry-level performance competencies and describe procedure protocols related to head/neck, thorax, abdomen/pelvis, spine, extremities, and special procedures.
  • Perform patient exams demonstrating humanistic, moral, ethical and efficient patient care techniques.
  • Operate the computed tomography console and equipment in a effective, efficient and safe manner.
  • Perform effective analysis when evaluating the final image for quality, using problem-solving techniques.
Credit Hours: 1
  • Practicum: 7 hours
  • Division: Health Sciences
  • Department: Radiologic Technology
  • Repeatable Credit: Yes
  • Offered Online: No