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PWL187-C Introduction to Electric Utility Princip 3 This course will provide the student with a primer for an overview of the utility power industry. The course will begin with the study of the different utility operating sectors and how power is controlled and marketed. Power generation basics will be covered including alternator basics. An overview of transmission and distribution systems will lead to an introduction to substations and then electric utility industry safety principles. PWL188-C Introduction to Electric Utility Princip 4 This course will provide the student with a primer for an overview of the utility power industry. The course will begin with the study of the different utility operating sectors and how power is controlled and marketed. Power generation basics will be covered including alternator basics. An overview of transmission and distribution systems will lead to an introduction to substations and then electric utility industry safety principles. PWL189-C Powerline Trade Fundamentals I 2 This course is designed to give the beginning line worker the basic information of the reponsibilities of a line worker. It will supply technical information to support the hands-on application in the outdoor lab. Corequisite: PWL170-C PWL190-C Powerline Trade Fundamentals II 2 This course will cover the operation of line protection devices and the safety procedures required to coordinate such devices. Various single-phase and three-phase construction specifications will be covered. Requirements for equi-potential grounding techniques. Also covered during this course will be the CDL requirements needed to obtain a Class A. Prerequisite: PWL189-C; Corequisites: PWL169-C, PWL172-C PWL191-C Transformers & Connections 4 This courses introduces you to the transformation of electricity to obtain useful voltages, basic parts of a transformer and how it works, and discussion of single-phase and many three-phase services and troubleshooting. Lab simulation using miniature transformers reinforces the class work. Prerequisites: PWL169-C, PWL190-C; Corequisite:PWL174-C Radiologic Technology ______________________________________________________ RAD103-E Introduction to Radiologic Technology 1 This course is designed to give students an introduction to the basic principles of the radiography field. Topics included are basic Imaging, Physics, Patient Care, and General Positioning. The course will also cover basic mathematics and science related equations. The class is intended for students that are interested in the Radiologic Technology Program. RAD104-E Radiologic Patient Care 2 Students will learn the essential communication skills and techniques for dealing with the severely injured or difficult patient as well as the techniques on how to transfer and care for those patients. Radiologic Technology Program Students only, Corequisites: RAD365-E, RAD142-E, RAD230-E, RAD890-E RAD106-E Foundation of Radiologic Technology 2 This course is intended to teach the basic understanding of radiologic technologist duties and give a general understanding to the principles and terminology that accompany the field. For Radiologic Technology Program Students, Corequisites: RAD122-E, RAD321-E RAD122-E Radiographic Procedures I 4 This course is intended to define basic radiographic terminology, teach identification of anatomical structures of the chest, abdomen, upper and lower extremities, pelvis and hip on diagrams and radiographs. Students will learn general positioning of each topic listed above and how to utilize critical thinking skills in problems they may encounter in the radiology profession. For Radiologic Technology Program Students, Corequisites: RAD321-E, RAD106-E RAD142-E Radiographic Procedures II 4 This course is a continuation of Radiographic Procedures I and is intended to define basic radiographic terminology, teach identification of anatomical structures of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. Students will learn general positioning of each topic listed above and how to utilize critical thinking skills in problems they may encounter in the radiology profession. For Radiologic Technology Program Students, Prerequisite: RAD122-E; Corequisites: RAD365-E, RAD104-E, RAD230-E,RAD890-E RAD162-E Radiographic Procedures III 3 This course is intended to define basic radiographic terminology, teach identification of anatomical structures of the skull and facial bones as well as fluoroscopy. A brief lecture of mammography, CT, MRI, nuclear medicine and ultrasound will be included. Students will learn general positioning of each topic listed above and how to utilize critical thinking skills in problems they may encounter in the radiology profession. Prerequisite: RAD142-E Corequisites: RAD260-E, RAD182-E RAD182-E Special Procedures 2 The student will review anatomy and physiology of the circulatory and central nervous system. Students will learn how contrast media is used and the possible reactions. Specialized instruments and equipment will be incorporated as part of special procedures. New modalities such as CT, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, MRI, and radiation therapy will be presented along with the different techniques that accompany each modality. Corequisites: RAD260-E, RAD162-E RAD206-E Clinical Education I 2 This course is designed to meet the practical and hands on experiences that will accompany the lecture and labs a student will receive in a classroom setting. These required shifts will take place in a hospital or clinical setting and emphasis will be made on the ability to adapt to different situations that cannot be simulated in the classroom. It is also designed to apply patient care and general knowledge of a radiology department. There are five levels of clinical practicum. Upon completing each level, each student will be expected to add knowledge and confidence in the work field. Level 1-General knowledge of a working x-ray department and patient care. Corequisites: RAD122-E, RAD106-E, RAD321-E 154Northwest Iowa Community College Catalog 2016–2017 Powerline


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