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National College Credit Recommendation Service
Arnot Ogden Medical Center (Dr. Earl D. Smith) School of Radiologic Technology | Evaluated Learning Experience
Clinical Education I and II
Formerly Clinical Practicum I and II; also Clinical Practicum I, II , III, and IV
Version 1: Minimum of 2,200 hours (over 2 years). Version 2: Minimum of 1,470 hours (over 2 years).
Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Roe Avenue, Elmira, NY.
Version 1: September 1974 - September 2023. Version 2: October 2023 - Present.
Instructional delivery format:
Traditional classroom model
Clinical Education I, Version 1: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: integrate the radiographer’s practice standards into clinical practice setting; adapt to changes and varying clinical situations; provide patient-centered, clinically effective care for all patients regardless of age, gender, disability, special needs, ethnicity, or culture; apply standard and transmission-based precautions; demonstrate clinical competence in patient positioning, exposure factors selection, and radiation protection; gain practical experience in procedure preparation, exposure factor selection, image analysis, proper administration of radiation, and appropriate radiation protection. Clinical Education II, Version 1: Students will be able to: integrate the use of appropriate and effective, written, oral, and nonverbal communication with patients, the public, and members of the health care team in the clinical setting; use patient and family education strategies appropriate to the comprehensive level of the patient/family; apply the appropriate medical asepsis and sterile technique; demonstrate clinical competence in patient positioning, exposure factors selection, and radiation protection; gain practical experience in procedure preparation, exposure factor selection, image analysis, radiation administration, and radiation protection. Clinical Education I and Clinical Education II, Version 2: Students will be able to: express an eagerness to learn by actively questioning and actively seeking out learning experiences; identify patients by asking name, date of birth and checking wrist band; Prepare room and assess patient condition before starting exam; explain basic procedure and obtain relevant patient history; operate equipment safely and appropriately for exam; apply proper patient positioning for certain exams after didactic and two labs; employ proper set of exposure factors, collimation and centering to create a quality image; record proper exposure indicators for each image taken in exam; and inspect images to determine if repeat is necessary and evaluate with technologist.
Version 1 and 2: Students function as learning members of the hospital's radiology department. Experience is provided in patient preparation, selection of proper techniques for radiographic analysis, and administration of ionizing radiation for the purpose of diagnostic examination with appropriate radiation protection control. Close supervision is provided to develop and evaluate students' clinical skills.
Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 12 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) (10/18 revalidation). NOTE: Clinical Education I and II both must be completed to receive credit. Version 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 15 semester hours in Allied Health Sciences or Radiography (10/23 revalidation).