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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. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    1813 2005-11-04
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Nursing NR 62100-000-0
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Judith Karshmer 9749229 jkarshme@hsc.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    NGR 7184 Radiology for the Advanced Practice Nurse

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    1 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Radiology for the Adv Pract Nu
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    Basics of X-ray, MRI, CT Scan Interpretation, & Nuclear Medicine Studies for the Advanced Practice Nurse.


  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    To support nurse practitioner’s skills

    B. 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

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    once

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    Graduate degree in Nursing


  4. Other Course Information

    A. 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

    B. 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

    C. 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

    D. Textbooks

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

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    H. Attendance Policy

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    J. Program This Course Supports


  5. Course Concurrence Information



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