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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Arnot Ogden Medical Center (Dr. Earl D. Smith) School of Radiologic Technology | Evaluated Learning Experience

1. Radiographic Image Evaluation I; 2. Radiographic Image Evaluation II

Formerly Radiographic Film Evaluation I and II
Location: 
Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Roe Avenue, Elmira, NY.
Length: 

Course 1, Version 1 and 2: Minimum of 40 hours (approximately 41 weeks). Course 2, Version 1: Minimum of 40 hours (approximately 40 weeks). Course 2, Version 2: 37 hours (approximately 35 weeks). 

Dates: 

Course 1 and 2, Version 1: September 1980 -September 2018. Course 1 and 2, Version 2: October 2018 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Course 1 and 2, Version 1: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to analyze radiographic examinations for the purpose of recognizing diagnostic quality. Course 1 and 2, Version 2: Students will be able to: analyze radiographic examinations for the purpose of recognizing diagnostic quality; identify anatomy on radiographic images; summarize the importance of proper positioning; and recognize images for appropriate technical, procedural and pathological factors, and employ corrective actions if necessary; apply a problem-solving process used for image analysis; and apply a process for evaluating images for adequate image receptor exposure, exposure indicator contrast/grayscale/spatial resolution, identification markers, and appropriate use of beam restriction. 

Instruction: 

Course 1 and 2, Version 1: Major topics include: patient profile, pathology, and condition during radiographic examination; technical factors and focus film distance; collimation and shielding; positioning; anatomy; radiographic quality; and digital imaging evaluation and analysis. Course 1, Version 2:  Topics include: patient profile, image display pathology, and condition during radiographic examination; image exposure indicators; collimation and shielding; positioning; anatomy; radiographic quality; and digital imaging evaluation and analysis of upper extremities, lower extremities, articulating joints, thorax, abdomen, pelvis, gastrointestinal systems, biliary systems and urinary systems. Course 2, Version 2: Major topics include: patient profile, image display, pathology, and condition during radiographic examination; image exposure indicators; collimation and shielding; positioning; anatomy; radiographic quality; and digital imaging evaluation and analysis of entire spine, cranium, visceral cranium, and sinuses.

Credit recommendation: 

Course 1 and 2, Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Allied Health Sciences or Radiography (12/80) (12/88 revalidation) (9/93 revalidation) (10/98 revalidation) (10/03 revalidation) (10/08 revalidation) (10/13 revalidation). NOTE: Course 1 and 2 must both be completed to receive credit. Course 1 and 2, Version 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 6 semester hours in Allied Health Sciences or Radiography (10/18 revalidation). NOTE: Course 1 and 2 must both be completed to receive credit. 

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