156Northwest Iowa Community College Catalog 2016–2017 Radiologic Technology RAD761-E Film Evaluation I 3 This course is designed to teach the anatomy and how it is to be positioned on each radiograph with an emphasis on how to correct the radiograph if anatomy is out of position. The different fracture types, growth plates and fat pads will be identified on each area of the body as well as how to identify pathology. Corequisites: RAD851-E, RAD510-E, RAD796-E RAD796-E Physics for Radiographers 4 This course makes it possible for students to have a firm grasp on the essential mathematics that are required to calculate and achieve the desired outcome of a problem that may occur in everyday radiographs. It will also review the general fields of arithmetic, algebra and plane geometry. It is also designed to aid in the problems of determining magnification, interpretation of tube rating charts, calculated absorbed dose and technique. Corequisites: RAD761-E, RAD851-E, RAD510-E RAD851-E Radiation Protection and Biology 2 This course is designed to teach students how to use different methods of protections available to them to help keep the safety of their patients as well as themselves from ionizing radiation. Corequisites: RAD761-E, RAD510-E, RAD796-E RAD890-E Quality Assurance 1 This course is designed to make sure each radiography student is able to recognize the correct technique settings as well as making sure all equipment is functioning correctly. Each piece of equipments’ standard numbers will be discussed as well as how to know if a piece of radiographic equipment is functioning correctly and within exact specifications. For Radiologic Technology Program Students, Corequisites: RAD104-E, RAD142-E, RAD230-E, RAD365-E RAD947-E Radiographic Seminar 2 This course will introduce students to the general format of the boards as well as what is expected of them for each subject matter. The application criteria and process of becoming eligible for boards will be reviewed. Test taking strategies and locations of sites where test is available to them will also be covered. Corequisite: RAD580-E Religion ______________________________________________________ REL101-A Survey of World Religions 3 This course is an in-depth introduction to major world faiths including Christianity, Hinduism, Buddhism, Islamism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, and tribal religions. Emphasis will be placed on the interaction of religion and culture and on cross-cultural understanding. REL150-A Intro to the Bible 3 This course introduces the practice of the contextual method of reading a text as applied to the biblical materials. It asks: What kind of material is this? Who wrote it? To whom they were writing in their own time? What were they trying to say to those people in that situation? The course is not devotional or applicational, but literary and historical. Science ______________________________________________________ SCI110-A Basic Lab Methods 3 The purpose of this course is to cover basic laboratory concepts and techniques. The main emphasis will be on skills and attributes one would need to work effectively in a laboratory setting. The concepts and skills learned in this course are so essential to working in a lab that they are tested again prior to entering the coop experience. SCI118-A Basic Laboratory Math 1 The purpose of this course is to provide a review of common math manipulations used in bioscience laboratories and to introduce applications of math relevant to laboratory work. It is recommended that this course be taken with Basic Lab Methods for Lab Technicians. SCI119-A Laboratory Safety 1 Overview of laboratory safety procedures and precautions. Must be enrolled in the Lab Technician Program. SCI125-A Lab Instrumentation I for Biotechnician 4 An introduction to the theory and application of centrifugation equipment, microscopes, chromatography, PCR, and microplate reader technology. Students will be expected to demonstrate how to use the equipment and perform any necessary calibrations. Lab included. Recommend prior to taking: General Chemistry I or Introduction to Chemistry I, and General Biology I. Student Development ______________________________________________________ SDV022-H Study Strategies 2 This course is designed to increase your success in college by providing you with strategies and techniques to reach your educational goals. Topics include critical reading, note-taking, memorization, test-taking, time control, communication, and personal issues that face many college students. SDV108-A The College Experience 1 This course introduces students to the college’s expectations, environment, and resources so that they may become successful in their college experience. SDV130-A Career Exploration 1 Exploration of factors affecting career choice. Identification and discussion of individual values, interest and abilities related to occupations. Overviews of the world of work as it relates to career and academic planning. Expansion of career development knowledge, skills and use of resources. SDV135-C Job Seeking Skills 1 You will construct a resume, cover letter, and reference sheet in this course. This course includes interviewing and job search techniques. SDV250-A Service Learning 1 This course offers an opportunity to explore professional and technical aspects within an organization and to reflect on the experience. Service learning hours are scheduled on an arranged basis. The total requirements are 68 hours of service learning experience.
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