MEDRF-DP Medical Radiologic Technology

Courses and Descriptions

Courses and Descriptions

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LABS-9001Labs
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MEDL-1032Interprofessional Education
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A clear understanding of interprofessional relationships is necessary for effective patient care in the clinical setting. Interprofessional education will develop the learners’ understanding of their role and the role of other professions in the health care team. The course covers topics such as health sciences professions, collaboration, consultation, team-building, and developing partnerships through active presentations, discussion, and interaction between all students registered in programs of the department of Allied Health Sciences.

MEDL-1032Interprofessional Education
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A clear understanding of interprofessional relationships is necessary for effective patient care in the clinical setting. Interprofessional education will develop the learners’ understanding of their role and the role of other professions in the health care team. The course covers topics such as health sciences professions, collaboration, consultation, team-building, and developing partnerships through active presentations, discussion, and interaction between all students registered in programs of the department of Allied Health Sciences.

MEDR-1006Clinical Practice 1
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This course will allow students to apply concepts of Radiological Technology to clinical practice at a diagnostic imaging department of a healthcare facility. This course allows for the integration and expansion of basic concepts and theories in the study and practice of chest, abdominal, skeletal imaging, fluoroscopy, operating room, and mobile imaging. Under appropriate supervision, students will apply concepts to practice by assisting with and/or performing general imaging procedures and applying image critique skills. The course will enhance student knowledge with respect to interpretation of common pathologies. Students participate in a variety of procedures in the clinical setting, with emphasis on communication, interpersonal skills, and psychomotor skills. Inter-professional learning experiences are introduced to facilitate student understanding of the team approach to health care. Students may begin alternate shift rotations to experience a variety of learning opportunities within the imaging department. Students will assist with and/or perform basic imaging procedures and be required to achieve competency in specific areas of imaging.

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MEDR-1016Patient Care 1
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This course provides fundamental concepts and skills of professional practice in Radiologic Technology and patient management during Diagnostic Imaging procedures. The student will study: the role of the radiographer and healthcare team; professional behaviour; ethical and legal issues; communication skills with patients and co-workers; workplace safety and proper body mechanics; transfer techniques; infection control and; how to measure vital signs.

MEDR-1017Sectional Anatomy
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This course is designed to enable the student to recognize and identify sectional anatomy of the cranium, brain, neck, thorax, abdomen and pelvis. Emphasis will be placed on anatomic relationships and physiologic processes. Course material is delivered utilizing an online format.  

MEDR-1020Radiographic Anatomy and Pathology 1
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This course will enable the student to identify skeletal anatomy on diagrams and radiographic images. The student will also be able to discuss and identify corresponding skeletal pathologies utilizing a variety of imaging modalities. 

MEDR-1022Medical Terminology
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This course is a self-study course. The course focuses on study of prefixes, suffixes, combining forms from which medical terms are derived. Medical abbreviations are also included.

MEDR-1026Physics for MRT
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This course is designed to introduce the learner to the physics concepts and principles underlying X-ray generation, image formation and radiation protection. The topics covered in this course are: Atomic structure as is required to understand X-ray generation process, electrical concepts of X-ray generators, properties of X radiation, production of X radiation, X-ray interactions with matter, attenuation of radiation in matter.

MEDR-1029Radiation Biology and Protection 1
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This course provides an introduction to radiation biology and will provide a foundation for effective radiation protection practices.

MEDR-1033Radiographic Technique 1 Theory
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This course focuses on developing the theoretical skills of radiographic positioning techniques for the skeletal system. The ability to critique radiographs to determine accurate positioning and structures shown will be emphasized. 

MEDR-1034Radiographic Technique 1 Laboratory
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This course focuses on implementation and application of the technical and clinical skills of radiographic positioning for the skeletal system in a laboratory setting.

MEDR-1047Imaging Equipment 1
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This course will discuss basic apparatus and accessory equipment used in diagnostic imaging departments. Topics will include X-ray equipment, X-ray tube, beam restrictors, grids, filters, timers and computed radiography (CR).

MEDR-2001Clinical Practice 2
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This course will allow students to apply concepts of Radiological Technology to clinical practice at a diagnostic imaging department of a healthcare facility. Students will expand their knowledge and enhance clinical skills acquired in previous courses. They will also apply basic imaging principles for Computed Tomography (CT) and be introduced to areas of specialized imaging. The course will enhance student knowledge with respect to interpretation of common pathologies. Under appropriate supervision, students will be expected to assume increased responsibility in general imaging including more independence with image critique. Student will be expected to assume a greater role in providing for patient needs in the clinical setting and enhance their patient care/assessment skills. Students will assist with and/or perform basic imaging procedures and be required to achieve competency in specific areas of imaging.

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MEDR-2003Patient Care 2
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This course provides advanced concepts and further expansion of skills in professional practice in Radiologic Technology, as well as enhanced patient management skills during Diagnostic Imaging procedures.

MEDR-2005Radiographic Anatomy and Pathology 2
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This course will enable the student to identify anatomy of the neck, chest and abdomen on diagrams and radiographic images. The student will also be able to discuss and identify corresponding pathologies utilizing a variety of imaging modalities.  

MEDR-2007Radiographic Technique 2 Theory
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This course focuses on developing the theoretical skills of radiographic positioning techniques for the skeletal system, abdomen, chest, and digestive system. Special radiographic procedures and a variety of diagnostic and therapeutic modalities will also be included. The ability to critique radiographs to determine accurate positioning and structures shown will be emphasized.  

MEDR-2008Radiographic Technique 2 Laboratory
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This course focuses on implementation and application of the technical and clinical skills of radiographic positioning for the abdomen, chest and skeletal system in a laboratory setting.

MEDR-2009Radiation Biology and Protection 2
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This is the second of two courses in radiation biology and protection. This course will further explore ionizing radiation’s interaction with biological tissue as well as provide principles required to work safely with ionizing radiation.

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MEDR-2012Advanced Imaging Systems
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This course is designed to introduce the student to advanced imaging equipment. Modalities discussed will included computed tomography (CT), nuclear medicine – bone mineral densitometry, positron emission tomography (PET) and hybrid imaging. Emphasis will on computed tomography.  

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MEDR-2048Imaging Equipment 2
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This course will provide and understanding of the function and operation of specialized equipment and accessories used in the diagnostic imaging department. The topics covered are: Fluoroscopic equipment, tomography, computer fundamentals, digital fluorography, digital subtraction and picture archival and communication systems (PACS). Quality control of the equipment will be discussed and applied in the laboratory setting.

MEDR-3000Clinical Practice 3
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This course will allow students to apply concepts of Radiological Technology to clinical practice at a diagnostic imaging department of a healthcare facility. In this course, under appropriate supervision, students will be given the opportunity to take primary responsibility to perform general imaging procedures and to apply their image critique skills. Emphasis is placed on further development of critical thinking and problem solving skills in a broad range of situations. The course will emphasize expanding student knowledge with respect to interpretation of common pathologies. Under appropriate supervision, opportunity will be provided for students to advance their clinical abilities in general imaging and observe and/or participate in more complex specialized procedures. Students will be expected to achieve all competencies as required by national and provincial standards.

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MEDR-9000Med Rad Learn Course
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MEDR-9000Med Rad Learn Course
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MEDR-9000Med Rad Learn Course
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MEDR-9000Med Rad Learn Course
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MEDR-9000Med Rad Learn Course
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