Course

INTERMEDIATE RADIOGRAPHIC PROCEDURES

Course Details

Course Number
RADS 3423
Section Number
RADS 3423
Semester
Spring 2016
Location
Bridwell Hall
Classroom Number
204
Days & Times

 

 

WEEK

LECTURE

Corresponding Lab

1-19-15

MLK OBSERVANCE  NO CLASS

Equipment review

Syllabus Changes

1-26-15

ABDOMEN

 

Abdomen

First Semester Positions

2-2-15

 

Chest

Ribs

Chest

Ribs

2-9-15

Ribs (cont’d)

Sternum

SC Joints

Ribs

Sternum

2-16-15

EXAM ONE

LAB EXAM ONE

2-23-15

C-spine

T-spine

C-spine

T-spine

3-2-15

L-spine

Sacrum, coccyx, SI Joints

L-spine

Sacrum, coccyx, SI Joints

3-9-15

EXAM TWO

LAB EXAM TWO

3-16-15

SPRING BREAK

SPRING BREAK

3-23-15

Skull, Sinus,Facials, Nasals, Zygomatic Arches

Skull, Sinus, Nasals, Zygomatic Arches, Facials

3-30-15

Wed 8AM lab at 8-9AM and Wed 10AM Lab at 9-10AM on  MON 3/30

Tuesday 1PM Lab from 1-2PM

Tuesday 3PM lab from 2-3PM

EASTER BREAK TO FOLLOW

4-6-15

Mandible, TMJ, Orbits

MANDIBLE, TMJ, ORBITS

4-13-15

 

EXAM THREE

 

LAB EXAM THREE

 

4-20-15

TRAUMA LECTURE

TRAUMA POSITIONING

4-27-15

REVIEW

REVIEW

5-4-15

LAB FINAL Monday/Tuesday

 

5-11-15

LECTURE FINAL

To Be Announced

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professor
Jackie Miller (view Profile)

Course Attachments

Textbooks

Bontrager, Kenneth L., Lampignano, John P., Textb
ISBN:

Course Objectives

Course Objectives:

 

 

Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:

SCANS

Utilize radiographic terminology to properly communicate with other health care professionals regarding radiographic examinations in a laboratory setting.

1, 2, 5

Given radiographs, diagrams and skeletal parts, identify and locate the bones of the appendicular skeleton.

1, 2, 6, 8

Describe and identify process and depressions found on the bones of the axial skeleton.

1, 2, 6, 8

Describe and identify articulations of the axial skeleton.

1, 2, 6, 8

Given radiographs, diagrams, and a skeleton, locate and identify bones and skull sutures of the axial skeleton.

1, 2, 6, 8

Given the names of various procedures, explain what structures and/or functions are demonstrated.

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8

In a laboratory setting, simulate the radiographic procedures on a person or full body phantom.

2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8

Given radiographs, evaluate in terms of:  positioning, centering, and overall image quality

1, 2, 6, 7, 8

Given radiographs, identify relevant anatomy.

1, 2, 6, 7, 8

Using phantoms and human subjects, identify topographical landmarks and underlying anatomy.

1, 2, 6, 7, 8

Practice radiation safety in the laboratory setting.

2, 4, 5, 6, 7

Practice safe body mechanics in the laboratory setting.

2, 5, 6

Demonstrate proper communication with the patient and others in a laboratory setting.

1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7

Demonstrate professional and ethical behavior in the simulated laboratory setting.

1, 2, 3, 5, 6

 

Course Expectations

CLASSROOM AND LABORATORY BEHAVIOR:

 

Students should practice professional behavior in the classroom and laboratory equal to what is expected in the work force. Failure to fulfill this expectation will result in the student being expelled from the classroom and/or laboratory. 

 

Cell Phone or other Electronic Devices:

 

Cell phones are not permitted during lecture/lab sessions.  Students are required to turn off cell phones and store them in their backpacks or purses.  If students are caught with cell phones (rings during lecture/lab, falls out of pocket during lecture/lab, texting during lecture/lab), they will be asked to leave, which will result in an unexcused absence for that time.  NOTE: If it is absolutely necessary for a student to leave his/her phone on, the instructors must be made aware of the situation, and circumstances will be considered on an individual basis.

 

 Lecture/Lab Testing:

 

If students are caught with cell phones during lecture/lab testing, they will be asked to leave, receive a zero for the test, and will be subject to possible dismissal from the radiologic sciences program.  Students will also be subject to the disciplinary process of the University. NOTE: If students do not have their markers for lab testing, they will be allowed to test; however, the grade will be a 0 for not being prepared for the test.  Additionally, students must be DRESSED appropriately for testing; failure to dress appropriately MAY result in students not being able to take the exam, which will result in a 0 for the exam.

 

Lecture/Lab Participation:

 

Students are assigned to one class lecture each week, consisting of a 2-hour time slot.  Students are expected to come to class on time, stay awake, and participate in the lecture.  If it is deemed that students are not engaged in the lecture session, they will be asked to leave and will be penalized an unexcused absence for that session.

 

Students are assigned to four (4) hours of lab each week.  Students are expected to work while in the lab – this means manipulating equipment, positioning classmates, and discussing the material to ensure understanding.  If students are deemed to not be putting in the effort to learn the material, they will be asked to leave the lab and will be penalized an unexcused absence for that session.    

 

ASSESSMENT PROCEDURES: Assessment will be in the form of written exams, and performance exams. Unit examinations may contain multiple choice, true-false, fill-in-the-blank, essay, diagrams, identification of radiographic anatomy, or other testing methods. These exams will primarily cover material presented in the unit lectures and labs.  There will be 3 Unit Exams.  Beginning with Unit Exam 1, some questions related to previous semester will be on each exam.  Unit 2 will have first semester information and information from Unit 1 included.  Unit 3 will have first semester information and information from Units 1 and 2 included. Your boards are COMPREHENSIVE.  

 

There are three lab exams.  Unit 1 will include three positions from the current material and one position from the first semester.  Unit 2 will include three positions from the current material and one position from the first semester and Unit 1 (in one box).  Unit 3 will include three positions from the current material and one position from the first semester, Unit 1, and Unit 2 (all in one box).  The final exam will be broken down into one position from each of the following categories:

  • Upper Extremities (Digits to Scapula)
  • Lower Extremities (Digits to Pelvis and SI Joints)
  • Thorax (Abdomen, Chest, Sternum, Spine)
  • Skull (All head work)

 

Test times are identified in the agenda of the syllabus.  If a change is made from the testing schedule, the instructors will announce the change in the lecture class. In addition to lecture testing, you will have performance testing during the laboratory session. This testing will consist of performance evaluations by the instructors as well as peer review.  Please remember that you will not be able to make-up missed lab quizzes.  The score for a missed lab quiz will be a zero. 

 

Emergencies do occur and the student is expected to call the instructor at their earliest convenience with the situation being addressed according to individual basis. If previous arrangements have not been made, the grade will be zero for that test.

 

Grading Standards

GRADING:

 

ASSESSMENT METHOD

PERCENTAGE VALUE

 

 

Lab Quizzes

25%

Unit Exams

25%

Lab Final

25%

Comprehensive Final

25%

 

 

 

 

 

 

COURSE GRADE DETERMINATION:

 

            90 – 100          A

            80 – 89            B

            75 – 79            C

            60 – 74            D

            59 – Below      F

Final Exam

05/10/2016

Submission Format Policy

N/A


Note: You may not submit a paper for a grade in this class that already has been (or will be) submitted for a grade in another course, unless you obtain the explicit written permission of me and the other instructor involved in advance.

Late Paper Policy

N/A

Plagiarism Policy

Plagiarism is the use of someone else's thoughts, words, ideas, or lines of argument in your own work without appropriate documentation (a parenthetical citation at the end and a listing in "Works Cited")-whether you use that material in a quote, paraphrase, or summary. It is a theft of intellectual property and will not be tolerated, whether intentional or not.

Student Honor Creed

As an MSU Student, I pledge not to lie, cheat, steal, or help anyone else do so."

As students at MSU, we recognize that any great society must be composed of empowered, responsible citizens. We also recognize universities play an important role in helping mold these responsible citizens. We believe students themselves play an important part in developing responsible citizenship by maintaining a community where integrity and honorable character are the norm, not the exception.

Thus, We, the Students of Midwestern State University, resolve to uphold the honor of the University by affirming our commitment to complete academic honesty. We resolve not only to be honest but also to hold our peers accountable for complete honesty in all university matters.

We consider it dishonest to ask for, give, or receive help in examinations or quizzes, to use any unauthorized material in examinations, or to present, as one's own, work or ideas which are not entirely one's own. We recognize that any instructor has the right to expect that all student work is honest, original work. We accept and acknowledge that responsibility for lying, cheating, stealing, plagiarism, and other forms of academic dishonesty fundamentally rests within each individual student.

We expect of ourselves academic integrity, personal professionalism, and ethical character. We appreciate steps taken by University officials to protect the honor of the University against any who would disgrace the MSU student body by violating the spirit of this creed.

Written and adopted by the 2002-2003 MSU Student Senate.

Students with Disabilities

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal anti-discrimination statute that provides comprehensive civil rights protection for persons with disabilities. Among other things, this legislation requires that all students with disabilities be guaranteed a learning environment that provides for reasonable accommodation of their disabilities. If you believe you have a disability requiring an accommodation, please contact the Disability Support Services in Room 168 of the Clark Student Center, (940) 397-4140.

Safe Zones Statement

The professor considers this classroom to be a place where you will be treated with respect as a human being - regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, political beliefs, age, or ability. Additionally, diversity of thought is appreciated and encouraged, provided you can agree to disagree. It is the professor's expectation that ALL students consider the classroom a safe environment.

Contacting your Instructor

All instructors in the Department have voicemail in their offices and MWSU e-mail addresses. Make sure you add your instructor's phone number and e-mail address to both email and cell phone lists of contacts.

Attendance Requirements

ATTENDANCE POLICY:

 

The student has a responsibility to attend all classes/labs at the designated time of that class or lab. If a student does not, they will be classified as absent. The following criteria of those classifications are solely those of the instructor of this class.

 

Defined Tardiness (Lecture/Lab)

 

Any student that arrives to lecture/lab 5 minutes after the starting time designated in the university catalogue of lecture/lab will be considered tardy. Being late to lab and/or lecture three times will result in one unexcused absence. There will be no exceptions to this policy.

 

Defined Absence (Lecture/Lab)

 

A student will have ten (10) minutes after the designated starting time to be present in lecture/lab. If the student is not present at that time, he/she will be considered absent. The student will be marked as having an unexcused absence from lecture/lab. 3.6 points will be deducted for each unexcused absence for lecture and/or lab; therefore, if a student has three unexcused absences, one letter grade will be deducted from the final course average. Six unexcused absences will result in two letter grades being deducted from the final course average.  There will be no exceptions to this policy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

A student will be considered as having an excused absence from class / lab if the following criteria have been established:

 

  1. Death of an immediate family member. An immediate family member is considered to be a grandparent, parent, sibling, spouse, in-law, aunt, uncle,

      or child.

 

  1. Summons to appear in court or jury duty.  A copy of the summons is required.

 

  1. Call to military service. A copy of your orders to report is required.

 

  1. University sponsored event.  Members of athletic teams, college bowl participants, etc. will be excused with proper notification.

 

  1. Debilitating Illness or Disability.  Will be addressed on an individual basis.

 

If a student if affected by an illness that is not debilitating (i.e. flu, virus infection) which may result in the student missing one or more consecutive  class/lab sessions, that student will be marked as unexcused for the amount of days missed unless a doctor’s note is provided. A doctor’s note must have a statement to the affect that you were seen in the office, or you are cleared to return to classes. It does not have to state what you were seen for. There will be no exception to this policy.   

 

Personal Appointments

 

Students must refrain from making appointments that will take them out of class/lab. Routine doctor or dentist visits are an example of this.  If you leave class/lab early because of an appointment, or for any other reason, the occurrence will be treated with the same regard as an unexcused absence. However, unexpected events do occur and will be addressed on an individual basis.

Other Policies

 

MSU Student Honor Creed:

 “ As an MSU Student, I pledge not to lie, cheat, steal, or help anyone else to do so.”

 

Honesty is a necessary trait in all health-care professionals.  It is assumed that all students practice honest and ethical behavior.  Academic dishonesty (cheating, plagiarism, etc.) will not be tolerated in this lecture and may result in failure and suspension or dismissal from this course and from the program. Cases will be referred to the Dean of Students for possible dismissal from the university. 

 

PLEASE NOTE:  By enrolling in this course, the student expressly grants MSU a “limited right” in all intellectual property created by the student for the purpose of this course. The “limited right” shall include but not be limited to the right to reproduce the student’s work product in order to verify originality and authenticity, and for educational purposes.

 

CLASSROOM AND LABORATORY BEHAVIOR:

 

Students should practice professional behavior in the classroom and laboratory equal to what is expected in the work force. Failure to fulfill this expectation will result in the student being expelled from the classroom and/or laboratory. 

 

Cell Phone or other Electronic Devices:

 

Cell phones are not permitted during lecture/lab sessions.  Students are required to turn off cell phones and store them in their backpacks or purses.  If students are caught with cell phones (rings during lecture/lab, falls out of pocket during lecture/lab, texting during lecture/lab), they will be asked to leave, which will result in an unexcused absence for that time.  NOTE: If it is absolutely necessary for a student to leave his/her phone on, the instructors must be made aware of the situation, and circumstances will be considered on an individual basis.

 

 Lecture/Lab Testing:

 

If students are caught with cell phones during lecture/lab testing, they will be asked to leave, receive a zero for the test, and will be subject to possible dismissal from the radiologic sciences program.  Students will also be subject to the disciplinary process of the University. NOTE: If students do not have their markers for lab testing, they will be allowed to test; however, the grade will be a 0 for not being prepared for the test.  Additionally, students must be DRESSED appropriately for testing; failure to dress appropriately MAY result in students not being able to take the exam, which will result in a 0 for the exam.

 

Lecture/Lab Participation:

 

Students are assigned to one class lecture each week, consisting of a 2-hour time slot.  Students are expected to come to class on time, stay awake, and participate in the lecture.  If it is deemed that students are not engaged in the lecture session, they will be asked to leave and will be penalized an unexcused absence for that session.

 

Students are assigned to four (4) hours of lab each week.  Students are expected to work while in the lab – this means manipulating equipment, positioning classmates, and discussing the material to ensure understanding.  If students are deemed to not be putting in the effort to learn the material, they will be asked to leave the lab and will be penalized an unexcused absence for that session.    

 

ASSESSMENT PROCEDURES: Assessment will be in the form of written exams, and performance exams. Unit examinations may contain multiple choice, true-false, fill-in-the-blank, essay, diagrams, identification of radiographic anatomy, or other testing methods. These exams will primarily cover material presented in the unit lectures and labs.  There will be 3 Unit Exams.  Beginning with Unit Exam 1, some questions related to previous semester will be on each exam.  Unit 2 will have first semester information and information from Unit 1 included.  Unit 3 will have first semester information and information from Units 1 and 2 included. Your boards are COMPREHENSIVE.  

 

There are three lab exams.  Unit 1 will include three positions from the current material and one position from the first semester.  Unit 2 will include three positions from the current material and one position from the first semester and Unit 1 (in one box).  Unit 3 will include three positions from the current material and one position from the first semester, Unit 1, and Unit 2 (all in one box).  The final exam will be broken down into one position from each of the following categories:

  • Upper Extremities (Digits to Scapula)
  • Lower Extremities (Digits to Pelvis and SI Joints)
  • Thorax (Abdomen, Chest, Sternum, Spine)
  • Skull (All head work)

 

Test times are identified in the agenda of the syllabus.  If a change is made from the testing schedule, the instructors will announce the change in the lecture class. In addition to lecture testing, you will have performance testing during the laboratory session. This testing will consist of performance evaluations by the instructors as well as peer review.  Please remember that you will not be able to make-up missed lab quizzes.  The score for a missed lab quiz will be a zero. 

 

Emergencies do occur and the student is expected to call the instructor at their earliest convenience with the situation being addressed according to individual basis. If previous arrangements have not been made, the grade will be zero for that test.

 

Writing Proficiency Requirement

All students seeking a Bachelor's degree from Midwestern State University must satisfy a writing proficiency requirement once they've 1) passed the 6 hours of Communication Core and and 2) earned 60 hours. You may meet this requirement by passing either the Writing Proficiency Exam or English 2113. Please keep in mind that, once you've earned over 90 hours, you lose the opportunity to take the $25 exam and have no option but to enroll in the three-credit hour course. If you have any questions about the exam, visit the Writing Proficiency Office website at https://mwsu.edu/academics/wpr, or call 397-4131.

Campus Carry

Senate Bill 11 passed by the 84th Texas Legislature allows licensed handgun holders to carry concealed handguns on campus, effective August 1, 2016. Areas excluded from concealed carry are appropriately marked, in accordance with state law. For more information regarding campus carry, please refer to the University’s webpage at https://mwsu.edu/campus-carry/rules-policies.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact MSU Chief of Police Patrick Coggins at patrick.coggins@mwsu.edu.