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Radiography (Limited Access Program)
Program Information
A.S. Degree - Code 2137/2037 - Catalog 2012/2013
Darcie Nethery, Assistant Chair
Connie Kisner, Staff Assistant, 386-506-3080
Melissa Brown, Academic Advisor, 386-506-3052, brownm@daytonastate.edu
08/22/2012 M - 1287

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes Mission:
To provide a multi-skilled, comprehensive education for students in the Radiologic sciences. The Program will promote standards to meet stated outcomes for service-oriented professionals that are entry-level into the profession, and promote multi-competency and life long learning.

Description:
The program provides a multi-skilled comprehensive education for students in the radiologic sciences. The program promotes standards to meet and exceed outcomes of service-oriented professionals that are entry-level into the profession while promoting multi-competent continuing education.

This program is sponsored by Halifax Health Medical Center and accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology. JRCERT may be contacted at 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, Illinois 60606-3182. Phone 312-704-5300. www.jrcert.org

Outcomes:
Graduates of the program will be able to:
1. Perform as entry-level radiographers in providing quality patient care.
2. Adapt procedures using critical thinking and problem solving skills to produce optimal images.
3. Demonstrate professional values and attributes to maintain a high standard of ethical conduct with patients, peers, employers and other members of the health care team.
4. Outline plan to continue their professional growth and development.


Note: This program is eligible for federal financial aid and state bright futures.

Approximate Additional Costs Students will be responsible for applicable Halifax Health Medical Center fees.

Additional Admission Requirements - This is a limited access program. Continuing enrollment approval will be required to enroll in the program specific courses based on a selection process after completing the General Education classes required.

- Completion of the following courses with a grade of 'C' or better is required before submitting an application for continuing enrollment: BSC1085/1085L (Human Anatomy and Physiology I and Lab), ENC 1101 (College Composition), MAC 1105 (College Algebra) or MGF 2106 (College Math), PSY 1012 (General Psychology) and all Program Specific courses must be completed with a grade of 'C' or better.

- A minimum of 2.0 GPA is required to apply for continuing enrollment. Applicants with cumulative GPA's of 3.5 or better and successful completion of all prerequisite and corequisite courses will be considered more favorably.

- Prior to being approved for continuing enrollment in Radiography, the student must successfully complete the application process. Applications for continuing enrollment and specific application information may be obtained at the program office at Halifax Health Medical Center. To receive a complete applicant packet, please contact 386-254-4075 and select option 2 or email your physical mailing address to Darcie.Nethery@halifax.org. or http:///www.halifaxhealth.org/formedicalprofessionals/radiography_program.aspx

- Prospective students must be of good physical and mental health.

- Admissions into the program will be contingent on the satisfactory completion of both a drug screen and a background check consisting of a fingerprint check of state and federal criminal history information conducted through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) (Level 2) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

- A pre-admission consultation with the assistant chair is strongly recommended after applicant packet is received.

- Students will be held accountable for the policies and procedures of the Radiography program as outlined in the Radiography student handbook, as well as the College Student handbook.

Careers Radiologic Technologist

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General Education Courses
Course Title    
   
... ... General Education Core - 16 Credits  
... ... Communications Core (3 credits)  
  SEM HRS  
ENC1101 College Composition   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC0025 AND REA0017
   
... ... Mathematics Core (3 credits)  
  SEM HRS  
MAC1105 College Algebra   3.00 Pre-Reqs: MAT1033
   
... ... Sciences Core (4 credits)  
  SEM HRS  
BSC1085 Human Anatomy and Physiology I   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101 AND MAT1033 OR MAC1105 OR MAC1114 OR MAC1140 OR MAC2233 OR MAC2311 OR MAC2312 OR MAC2313 OR MAP2302 OR MGF2106 OR MGF2107 OR STA2023 Conc-Reqs: BSC1085L
BSC1085L Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab   1.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101 Conc-Reqs: BSC1085
   
... ... Humanities, Cultural & Aesthetic Core (3 credits)  
... ... Choose One Course  
  SEM HRS  
AML2050 Modern American Literature   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
AML2060 Contemporary American Literature   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
AML2600 Introduction to African American Literature   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
ARH1000 Art Appreciation   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
DAN1100 Dance Appreciation   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
ENL2931 Selected Topics in Shakespeare   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
HUM2210 Prehistory to Medieval Humanities   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
HUM2230 Renaissance to Postmodern Humanities   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
LIT2040 Dramatic Literature   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
LIT2110 Masterpieces of World Literature I   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
LIT2120 Masterpieces of World Literature II   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
LIT2380 Literature By Women   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
LIT2602 Maritime Literature   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101 Pre-Reqs: ENC1101
MUH2110 Introduction to Music History and Literature   Co-Reqs: ENC1101 Pre-Reqs: MUT1121L AND MUT1121
MUL1010 Music Appreciation   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
MUL2380 Popular Music in America   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
THE1000 Dramatic Appreciation   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
   
... ... Behavioral & Social Sciences Core (3 credits)  
  SEM HRS  
PSY1012 General Psychology   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101

Note: It may be necessary for the student to enroll in a developmental English, Math, or Reading course based upon college placement test scores. See an Academic Advisor to determine developmental course requirements.

Program Specific Courses
Course Title    
  SEM HRS  
CGS2100 Microcomputer Applications   3.00
RTE1000 Fundamentals of Radiologic Technology   1.00
RTE1001 Medical Terminology for Radiographers   1.00
RTE1418 Radiographic Exposures and Processing   2.00
RTE1457 Radiographic Exposures II   2.00 Pre-Reqs: RTE1418
RTE1503 Radiographic Procedures I   2.00
RTE1503L Radiographic Procedures Lab I   1.00 Co-Reqs: RTE1503
RTE1513 Radiographic Procedures II   2.00 Pre-Reqs: RTE1503L AND RTE1503
RTE1513L Radiographic Procedures Lab II   1.00 Co-Reqs: RTE1513
RTE1523 Radiographic Procedures III   2.00 Pre-Reqs: RTE1513L AND RTE1513
RTE1804 Radiographic Clinical Education I   3.00
RTE1814 Radiographic Clinical Education II   3.00 Pre-Reqs: RTE1804
RTE1824 Radiographic Clinical Education III   5.00 Pre-Reqs: RTE1814
RTE2385 Radiation Biology and Protection   2.00
RTE2473 Quality Management in Radiography   1.00
RTE2563 Selected Radiographic Special Procedures I   3.00
RTE2573 Selected Radiographic Special Procedures II   3.00 Pre-Reqs: RTE2563
RTE2613 Radiation Physics I   3.00
RTE2623 Radiation Physics II   3.00 Pre-Reqs: RTE2613
RTE27821 Radiographic Pathology   1.00
RTE2834 Radiographic Clinical Education IV   5.00 Pre-Reqs: RTE1824
RTE2844 Radiographic Clinical Education V   6.00 Pre-Reqs: RTE2834
RTE2854 Radiographic Clinical Education VI   5.00 Pre-Reqs: RTE2844
RTE2930 Radiographic Image Critique   1.00

Sample Program of Study
Course Title    
   
... ... Prerequisite Courses  
  SEM HRS  
ENC1101 College Composition   3.00 Pre-Reqs: ENC0025 AND REA0017
MAC1105 College Algebra   3.00 Pre-Reqs: MAT1033
BSC1085 Human Anatomy and Physiology I   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101 AND MAT1033 OR MAC1105 OR MAC1114 OR MAC1140 OR MAC2233 OR MAC2311 OR MAC2312 OR MAC2313 OR MAP2302 OR MGF2106 OR MGF2107 OR STA2023 Conc-Reqs: BSC1085L
BSC1085L Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab   1.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101 Conc-Reqs: BSC1085
   
... ... First Year - Spring Semester  
  SEM HRS  
... ... Humanities, Cultural & Aesthetic Core   3.00
RTE1000 Fundamentals of Radiologic Technology   1.00
RTE1001 Medical Terminology for Radiographers   1.00
RTE1418 Radiographic Exposures and Processing   2.00
RTE1804 Radiographic Clinical Education I   3.00
RTE1503 Radiographic Procedures I   2.00
RTE1503L Radiographic Procedures Lab I   1.00 Co-Reqs: RTE1503
   
... ... Summer Semester  
  SEM HRS  
RTE1457 Radiographic Exposures II   2.00 Pre-Reqs: RTE1418
RTE1503 Radiographic Procedures I   2.00
RTE1503L Radiographic Procedures Lab I   1.00 Co-Reqs: RTE1503
RTE1814 Radiographic Clinical Education II   3.00 Pre-Reqs: RTE1804
   
... ... Fall Semester  
  SEM HRS  
PSY1012 General Psychology   3.00 Co-Reqs: ENC1101
CGS2100 Microcomputer Applications   3.00
RTE1523 Radiographic Procedures III   2.00 Pre-Reqs: RTE1513L AND RTE1513
RTE1824 Radiographic Clinical Education III   5.00 Pre-Reqs: RTE1814
   
... ... Second Year - Spring Semester  
  SEM HRS  
RTE2563 Selected Radiographic Special Procedures I   3.00
RTE2613 Radiation Physics I   3.00
RTE2834 Radiographic Clinical Education IV   5.00 Pre-Reqs: RTE1824
RTE2930 Radiographic Image Critique   1.00
   
... ... Fall Semester  
  SEM HRS  
RTE2573 Selected Radiographic Special Procedures II   3.00 Pre-Reqs: RTE2563
RTE2623 Radiation Physics II   3.00 Pre-Reqs: RTE2613
RTE2844 Radiographic Clinical Education V   6.00 Pre-Reqs: RTE2834
   
... ... Spring Semester  
  SEM HRS  
RTE2385 Radiation Biology and Protection   2.00
RTE2473 Quality Management in Radiography   1.00
RTE27821 Radiographic Pathology   1.00
RTE2854 Radiographic Clinical Education VI   5.00 Pre-Reqs: RTE2844
   
TOTAL  ...   77.00

Note: Sequence of courses may vary. Check catalog course descriptions for requisite requirements.


Notes 1. RTE 2782 meets the graduation requirement for Oral Communications for this program.


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