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Clinical Education Objectives

Clinical Education Objectives

COURSE DESCRIPTION; Category I Thorax/Abdomen

Unit Goals: The student will be able to perform examinations of:

  • PA and lateral routine chest
  • Decubitus chest
  • Chest - litter
  •  Chest - pedi (less than 2 yo)
  • Abdomen:      
    • routine supine
    • acute abdomen series
    • decubitus
  • Ribs
  • Sternum
  • Sterno-clavicular joints                   

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COURSE DESCRIPTION: Category II Upper Extremity

Unit Goals: The student will be able to perform examinations of:

  • Finger
  • Thumb
  • Hand
  • Bone Age
  • Wrist
  • Forearm
  • Elbow
  • Humerus
  • Shoulder - axial
  • Shoulder - y-view
  • Clavicle
  • Acromioclavicular Joints
  • Scapula

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COURSE DESCRIPTION: Category III  Lower Extremity

Unit Goals: The student will be able to perform examinations of:

  • Toes
  • Calcaneous
  • Foot
  • Ankle
  • Tib/fib
  • Knee
  • Patella
  • Femur
  • Hip-Frog
  • Hip - Axial
  • Pelvis                    

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COURSE DESCRIPTION: Category IV Vertebral Column

Unit Goals: The student will be able to perform examinations of:

  • Cervical Vertebrae - Routine
  • Cervical Vertebrae  - Trauma
  • Thoracic Vertebrae
  • Lumbar Vertebrae
  • Sacroiliac Joints
  • Sacrum
  • Coccyx

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COURSE DESCRIPTION:  Category V Cranium

Unit Goals: The student will be able to perform examinations of:

  • Skull - Routine                         
  • Skull - Trauma
  • Paranasal sinuses                                 
  • Nasal Bones
  • Facial Bones
  • Zygoma
  • Tempor-Mandibular Joints
  • Mandible (Panorex where applicable)  
  • Orbits
  • MRI Orbits
  • Shunt Series
  • Soft tissue neck

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COURSE DESCRIPTION: Category VI Contrast Studies

Unit Goals:  The student will be able to perform examinations of:

  • Barium Swallow
  • Rehab/ Cookie Swallow
  • Upper GI
  • Small Bowel
  • Barium Enema with and without Air Contrast
  • Pedi GI or BE
  • IVP
  • GB
  • Percutaneous Study
  • VCUG
  • ERCP

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COURSE DESCRIPTION: Category VII Portable / Mobile Radiography

Unit Goals: The Student will be able to perform examinations of:

  • Portables:
    • Floor chest
    • Abdomen
    • SICU chest
    • NICU chest
    • NICU abdomen
    • PICU chest
    • Extremity (Adult or Ped)                                   

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COURSE DESCRIPTION: Category VIII Special Procedures

Unit Goals: The Student will be able to perform examinations of:

  • Myelography
  • Arthrogram 
  • Tomography (exclude IVP)
  • OR portable
  • OR C-arm
  • Venogram

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                                                                                                                  Rev. 8/01