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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR7184
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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2006-05-05
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  1. Date & Time Submitted: 2005-11-04
  2. Department: Nursing
  3. College: NR
  4. Budget Account Number: 62100-000-0
  5. Contact Person: Judith Karshmer
  6. Phone: 9749229
  7. Email: jkarshme@hsc.usf.edu
  8. Prefix: NGR
  9. Number: 7184
  10. Full Title: Radiology for the Advanced Practice Nurse
  11. Credit Hours: 1
  12. Section Type: C - Class Lecture (Primarily)
  13. Is the course title variable?: N
  14. Is a permit required for registration?: N
  15. Are the credit hours variable?: N
  16. Is this course repeatable?:
  17. If repeatable, how many times?: 0
  18. Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Radiology for the Adv Pract Nu
  19. Course Online?: -
  20. Percentage Online:
  21. Grading Option: R - Regular
  22. Prerequisites:
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  24. Course Description: Basics of X-ray, MRI, CT Scan Interpretation, & Nuclear Medicine Studies for the Advanced Practice Nurse.

  25. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course: To support nurse practitionerís skills
  26. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service? This content is not in current curriculum
  27. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? once
  28. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.) Graduate degree in Nursing
  29. Objectives: 1. Discuss the basics of radiographic interpretation as it relates to bony structures and soft tissue structures.

    2. Compare and contrast the normal and abnormal findings of radiographic interpretation.

    3. Identify the various types of special imaging options and when to order.

    4. Compare the normal and abnormal findings reported in special imaging options and how to clinically interpret

    5. Identify the basic principles involved in radiology including the concepts of three dimensional interpretation and radiographic densities

  30. Learning Outcomes: 1. Discuss the basics of radiographic interpretation as it relates to bony structures and soft tissue structures.

    2. Compare and contrast the normal and abnormal findings of radiographic interpretation.

    3. Identify the various types of special imaging options and when to order.

    4. Compare the normal and abnormal findings reported in special imaging options and how to clinically interpret

    5. Identify the basic principles involved in radiology including the concepts of three dimensional interpretation and radiographic densities

  31. Major Topics: 1. Scientific Principles of Radiology

    2. Orthopedic Radiology

    a. OA vs. RA

    b. Upper, lower extremity films

    c. Spine

    3. General Radiology

    a. CXR

    b. Flat Plate abd

    c. KUB

    4. Special Imaging

    a. Scintigraphy

    Thyroid scan, Thallium stress, bone scan, PET, V-Q scan

    b. Ultrasound

    c. CT scan (with/without/3-D Sagital reconstruction)

    d. MRI (with/without)

    e. MRA

    5. Soft tissue structures - flat plate abdomen, ultrasound, ERCP's, carotid stenosis, aneurysm, CVA.

    6. Nuclear Medicine - thyroid scan, thallium stress test, bone scan, VQ scan

  32. Textbooks: Chen, M., Pope, T., Ott, D. (2004) Basic Radiology. McGraw-Hill.
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