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RADR-2240-001 Sectional Anatomy for Medical Imaging
Anatomic relationships present under various sectional orientations.
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(2 sem hrs; 2 lec)
Required Textbook: Fundamentals of Sectional Anatomy: An Imaging Approach, 2nd. edition
Author: Denise Lazo
Computer with internet access; freestanding USB web camera (either clippable or on a stand) for online testing
End-of-Course Outcomes: Differentiate the various planar orientations used in medical imaging; and identify anatomic structures viewed on medical images.
Name the anatomical structures located within the head and neck.
Describe the relationship of each anatomical structure in the head and neck to surrounding structures.
Describe the function of each anatomical structure in the head and neck.
Locate each anatomical structure on CT, MR and ultrasound images in the transverse axial, coronal, sagittal and orthogonal (oblique) cross-sectional imaging planes.
Name the anatomical structures located within the thorax.
Describe the relationship of each thoracic structure to surrounding structures.
Describe the function of each anatomical structure located within the thorax.
Locate each anatomical structure of the thorax on CT, MR and ultrasound images in the transverse axial, coronal, sagittal and oblique imaging planes.
List and describe the function of each anatomical structure located within the abdomen and pelvis.
Describe the relationship of each anatomical structure in the abdomen and pelvis to surrounding structures.
Locate each anatomical structure of the abdomen and pelvis on CT, MR, PET and ultrasound images in the axial, coronal, sagittal and oblique planes.
Name and describe the function of each anatomical structure located in the upper and lower extremities.
Locate each anatomical structure in the upper and lower extremities on CT and MR images in the transverse axial, coronal, sagittal and oblique planes.
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The course grade will be computed as follows:
Average of Unit Examinations = 45%
Average of assignments (i.e. discusions or worksheets)/quizzes = 25%
Comprehensive Final Examination = 30 %
The following grade scale applies throughout this course:
A = 91.5 – 100
B = 82.5 – 91.4
C = 74.5 – 82.4
F = 0 – 74.4
This course consists of assignments/discussions, unit exams, and a comprehensive final exam.
There is no extra credit available for this course. All grades are important, I encourage each student to put forth extra effort from the start of any course.
Exams are typically open for 3 days. They will generally open at 7:00 am-CST and typically due at 11:59 pm-CST on the third day (due does not mean started by 11:59 pm-CST, but competed and submitted by 11:59 pm-CST). Student will need to pay attention to when exams are posted.
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*Partial credit refers to 80% of the original maximum point value.
For example, if a student takes a 100-point unit examination at an unscheduled time or late due to an absence. If the score is 90% on the make-up exam, a 72% (90 x.80=72) will be recorded in the gradebook.
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Radiography Program Tutoring Policy
Mandatory tutoring (may be in the form of class remediation, post exam worksheets, a personal meeting with the instructor (for distance students, this can be over the phone), or other as deemed necessary) is required if a student scores below 75 on a major exam in the course. It is the responsibility of the student to complete/attend a tutoring session or activity before the next exam. Students who fail to attend tutoring will not be allowed to take the next test until remediation is done.
Respondus Lockdown Browser (for exams/quizzes): In the “Student Tools” section of ACConnect, you need to watch the following videos and download Respondus Lockdown Browser:
Overview of Respondus Lockdown Browser
How to Download and Install Respondus Lockdown Browser on PC
How to Download and Install Respondus Lockdown Browser on Mac
Please make sure you download proper version for your computer. All quizes/exams in RADR 2240 will be taken in Respondus Lockdown Browser.
Once you have watched appropriate videos and downloaded Respondus Lockdown Browser, you will take the “Bonus Quiz”-which serves as a “practice session” of Respondus. By completing this quiz in Respondus Lockdown Browswer, you will receive up to 5 points on chapter 2 exam (note- a maximum of 100 will be entered into the gradebook, for example if you make a 97 on the chapter 2 exam, three points will be added to the exam in the grade book). The practice quiz is to ensure that all testing requirements are met prior to actual testing begins (during the first semester of online course delivery only) This practice quiz twill help identify unintentional or honest mistakes and feedback will be given to any student where potential violations are identified.
Remote testing rules:
1. During the pre-exam portion, students are required to take a student photo, show valid photo ID, and preform a complete environment scan with the detachable web cam. Any approved blank scratch page or standard calculator (nonscientific) must be shown on pre-exam scan. After the complete environment scan, you should properly place the detachable web cam. A properly placed web cam should be at about a 45° angle You will also need sufficient lighting during the pre-exam and exam portions and the microphone must be turned on and recording.
A. Approved scratch paper: (1) 8.5 x 11 dry erase sheet that is supplied by the instructor (if you are supplied with the dry erase sheet, that is the method you should utilize) or (2) blank piece of paper (can only be utilized if a dry erase sheet is not supplied by the instructor) that is no larger than 8.5 x 11, if utilizing this type of scratch paper, it must be torn up or cut up in view of the instructor after completing the exam and prior to the video being terminated.
B. Approved calculator: standard nonscientific calculator or the enabled standard calculator in Respondus Lockdown browser.
2. No smart technology allowed in the same room, other than the computer on which you are testing. (no tablets, smart watches, etc). If a calculator is required, you can utilize a basic calculator and have a blank piece of scratch paper that is no larger than 8.5 x 11.
3. You may not leave the room for any reason during the exam, plan accordingly for this.
4. If you are booted off the exam, you may retrieve your phone because you must take a screen shot of what it shows when it boots you off and send it to the instructor immediately.
5. If you are booted off, you must immediately attempt to log back in to the exam.
6. No two students (or more) may test in the same room at the same time. Each student should be alone while testing.
Failure to comply with any of the above rules will result in a 10 point reduction in the test grade for EACH infraction. For example, if you get booted off and wait 30 minutes to log back in (which the instructor can monitor) and you do not take a screen shot and send it to the instructor, that will result in a 20 point reduction of your test grade. If you are sick and think you may need to leave to go to the restroom, do NOT begin the exam. Contact the instructor to work out a different time to take the exam.
Any student who thinks that a penalty was misapplied can request that the penalty be reviewed according to the grievance procedure.
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RADR 2240 Sectional Anatomy Spring 2022 (Web course)
Week Chapter; Exam Availability
Week 1: Read/review syllabus; Syllabus assignment; Bonus quiz; Ch. 1-Introduction
Week 2: Ch. 2-Head; Ch. 1 exam
Week 3: Ch. 2-Head; Ch. 2 Quiz
Week 4: Ch. 3-Face; Ch. 2 exam
Week 5: Ch. 4-Neck; Neck Discussion Board
Week 6: Ch. 5-Chest; Ch. 3 & 4 exam
Week 7: Ch. 5-Chest; Ch. 5 Worksheet; Chest Discussion Board
Week 8: Ch. 6-Abdomen; Ch. 5 exam
Week 9: Ch. 6-Abdomen; Ch. 6 Quiz
Week 10: Ch. 7-Pelvis; Ch. 6 exam
Week 11: Ch. 7-Pelvis; Pelvis Discussion Board; Chapter 8-Vert. Column; Ch. 7 exam
Week 12: Ch. 8-Vert. Column; Ch. 8 Exam
Week 13: Ch. 9-Upper Extremity
Week 14: Ch. 9-Upper Ext.; Ch. 10-Lower Ext.; Ch. 9 & 10 Worksheet
Week 15: Ch. 10-Lower Extremity; Ch. 9 & 10 exam
Week 16: Comprehensive Final Exam (Covering All Chapters)
**Note: Lecture content and exam dates are subject to change
WITHDRAWAL DEADLINES: Please refer to the Amarillo College Catalog for more information.
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