DIAG 2730 Clinical Radiology Intern Handbook

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Unformatted text preview: LIFE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC RADIOLOGY INTERN HANDBOOK REVISED March 2011 Life University Clinic Support Services Radiology Handbook Revised March 2011 1 Life University Clinic Support Services Radiology Handbook Revised March 2011 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 4 The Role of the Radiologist 5 Radiology process 5 Scheduling the Appointment 5 Performing the Radiological Examination 5-6 Gonad Shielding or Filtration 6 Ordering X-Rays 6 Female Patients 6 Images from Other Facilities 7 Emergency Radiography 7 Emergency Referral of Radiographs 7 Authorization for Radiographic Procedures 7 Non compliant patient 7 Radiology Credit Requirements 8 Radiology Credits for Field Doctor Referrals 8 Intern Radiology Case Presentation Forum 9 Intern Assessment of Performance 9 X-Ray Intern Qualitative Assessment (IQA) 9-10 Remediation Procedures 10 Guidelines for the Selection of Patients for Radiological Examination 11-13 Medical necessity 14-15 Guidelines for Advanced Imaging 15-16 Radiation Safety 16 Policies and Procedures for the Safe Use of Ionizing Radiation 16-17 Radiology Request Form 18-19 Quality control 20-21 Appendix 1 Radiology Worksheet for Neck Radiology Worksheet for Mid-back Radiology Worksheet for Low back Radiology Worksheet for Hip Radiology Worksheet for Upper Extremities Radiology Worksheet for Lower Extremities Radiology Worksheet for Pediatrics 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 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 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....
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course DIAG 2730 taught by Professor Ronaldg.mayne during the Winter '11 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

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