RADD 1611 Radiology Handbook Final May 2010

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Unformatted text preview: Life University Clinic Support Services Radiology Handbook Revised 5-2010 1 LIFE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC RADIOLOGY INTERN HANDBOOK REVISED May 2010 Life University Clinic Support Services Radiology Handbook Revised 5-2010 2 Table of contents Page Introduction 3 Reservation of Rights 3 The Role of the Intern 3 Student Intern Conduct in Radiology 4 The Role of the Radiologic Technician 5 The Role of the Radiologist 5 Scheduling the Appointment 5 Performing the Radiological Examination 5 Gonad Shielding 6 Ordering X-Rays 6 Female Patients 7 Images from Other Facilities 7 Emergency Radiography 7 Emergency Referral of Radiographs 7 Imaging Protocols 8 Authorization for Radiographic Procedures 8 Additional History or Examination 8 Radiology Credit Requirements 9 Radiology Credits for Field Doctor Referrals 9 Intern Radiology Case Presentation Forum 10 Intern Assessment of Performance 10 X-Ray Intern Qualitative Assessment (IQA) 10 Remediation Procedures 11 Guidelines for the Selection of Patients for Radiological Examination 12-22 Radiology Work Sheets 22-30 Imaging Guidelines for Advanced Imaging 31 Radiation Safety 32 Policies and Procedures for the Safe Use of Ionizing Radiation 32-33 Radiology Request Form 34-35 Quality control 36-37 Life University Clinic Support Services Radiology Handbook Revised 5-2010 3 INTRODUCTION This handbook serves to guide the delivery of appropriate care to all patients during their visit to the radiology facilities of the Life University Clinics. All students are expected to read and understand this manual before entering the clinic. If you have any questions concerning radiographic procedures, please feel free to contact the radiology department. Remember: The clinic radiologist's responsibility is to act as a consultant in diagnostic imaging. Use their skills. Above all, treat your patients and colleagues with the respect. Each interaction that you will have with your patients is a potentially valuable learning experience. Try to use this time with the intent of becoming the best chiropractor possible. Mark R. Maiyer B.S., D.C. Director of Clinic Support Services RESERVATION OF RIGHTS Life University College of Chiropractic Clinic Radiology Handbook It is the responsibility of the student to read the Life University Chiropractic Clinic Radiology Handbook thoroughly and become familiar with its contents. LUCC clinics reserves the right, without notice, to change, revise or eliminate any information contained in this handbook. Revised information may supersede, modify or eliminate existing information. An up-to-date version of the Clinic Radiology Handbook will be maintained on the Life University web page at www.life.edu and blackboard under the link to handbooks and manuals. It is the responsibility of the student to inquire as to whether any change has been made....
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course RADD 1611 taught by Professor Jillg.bradshaw during the Winter '11 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

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