Advanced Patient Care for Imaging Professionals (MIS300)
Course Description: As the role of the medical imaging professional continues to expand, knowledge of advanced patient care skills is needed in all modalities. This course will expand the student’s knowledge of patient care procedures in order to prepare the student to provide high quality patient care. Topics of discussion include: patient education, patient assessment, communication, pre-procedural and post-procedural care and proper charting and documentation. The technologist’s scope of practice in relation to proper drug handling and dispensing will be examined. Technologists’ responsibilities and intervention in cases of critical patient need, including basic AHA advanced cardiac life support guidelines, are also discussed. Credit: 3 hours. This course is offered in an online format.