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Radiography - Type A Continuing Education Units
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These online courses satisfy ASRT Continuing Education Hours in Type A Certification.



Radiography- Type B Continuing Education Unit
Course Information

These following online courses satisfy Continuing Education Hours in Type B Certifications only. All courses and modules are approved by SC Radiation Quality Standard Association (SCRQSA) contact hours in the B category.

Anatomy and Positioning of the Skull    

This module includes basic information needed to perform limited skull radiographic procedures. Topics include anatomy of the skull, and positioning of the skull, sinuses and facial bones. Module is SCRQSA-approved for 8 contact hours in the B category.
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Module I: Image Acquisition     

Instruction and education in Computerized Radiography and Digital Imaging Technology is at premium in today's world. This module prepares practicing radiographers training in this area. Module is SCRQSA-approved for 8 contact hours in the B category.
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Module II: Computerized Image Processing     

Building on the foundation created in Module I, this course continues to enhance the understanding and comfort level needed for practicing radiographers. Module is SCRQSAapproved for 12 contact hours in the B category.
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Bone Densitometry Module 1: Osteoporosis and Bone Health Module     

This module covers osteoporosis- history, incidence and types, bone physiology- function, structural anatomy, types of bone, etc., risk factors, consequences, prevention and treatment options. Module is SCRQSA-approved for 8 contact hours in the B category
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Bone Densitometry Module 2: Methods of Bone Densitometry     

This module covers anatomy, landmarks, patient preparation and positioning for each method and types of equipment used to perform bone density screening and diagnosis. Module is SCRQSA-approved for 8 contact hours in the B category.
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Bone Densitometry Module 3: Radiation Safety in Bone Densitometry    

This module covers fundamental principles of radiation safety, biological effects of radiation, radiation measurement, patient exposure and protection, occupational exposure and protection, general protection issues and statespecific requirements/federal guidelines/OSHA requirements. Module is SCRQSA-approved for 8 contact hours in the B category.
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Lower Limb Module     

This module covers positioning terminology, positioning anatomy of the feet, toes, ankle, upper leg, lower leg, knee, hip, and pelvic girdle. Module is SCRQSA-approved for 8 contact hours in the B category.
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Upper Limb Module     

This module covers positioning terminology, positioning anatomy of the upper arm, lower arm, elbow, shoulder, fingers, hand and wrist. Module is SCRQSA-approved for 8 contact hours in the B category.
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Anatomy and Positioning of the Spine     

This module includes basic information needed to perform limited spine radiographic procedures. Topics include anatomy of the spine, routine positions for the entire spine, special views for the spine, and technical considerations for radio graphing the spine. Module is SCRQSA-approved for 8 contact hours in the B category.
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Chest Radiography Module     

Topics includes information needed for continuing education units and include anatomy, pathology and positioning of the chest. Module is SCRQSA-approved for 6 contact hours in the B category.
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Radiography- Courses Leading To State Testing For Certification

The following online courses are approved by SC Radiation Quality Standard Association (SCRQSA). To enroll, call for details and pre requisites.

Bone Densitometry Course     

This 24-hour SCRQSA-approved course is designed for individuals who have their own clinical site at their workplace that provides for bone densitometry radiography exams. This course is designed to prepare participants for the bone densitometry radiography state certification exam.
The course consists of 3 modules:
Module 1: Osteoporosis and Bone Health Module covers osteoporosis- history, incidence and types, bone physiology- function, structural anatomy, types of bone, etc., risk factors, consequences, prevention and treatment options.
Module 2: Methods of Bone Densitometry covers anatomy, landmarks, patient preparation and positioning for each method and types of equipment used to perform bone density screening and diagnosis.
Module 3: Radiation Safety in Bone Densitometry covers fundamental principles of radiation safety, biological effects of radiation, radiation measurement, patient exposure and protection, occupational exposure and protection, general protection issues and state-specific requirements/ federal guidelines/OSHA requirements.
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Limited Chest Radiography Course     

This 36-hour SCRQSA-approved course is designed for individuals who have their own clinical site at their workplace that provides for all the types of chest required radiography exams, the clinical site has a Registered Radiologic Technologist that supports the student's clinical learning experience by serving as their preceptor, and the individual has certification and/or work experience in healthcare. Students must secure an approved clinical site prior to registration with their employer. This course covers the basic information needed to perform limited chest radiographic procedures. Topics cover areas such as radiographic exposure, equipment, radiation biology and protection, and anatomy, pathology and positioning of the chest. The clinical component of this course is competency-based: participants must identify a facility that can provide the necessary experience and an RT preceptor who will be responsible for supervising and evaluating the participant's competency in performing basic chest radiographic procedures. This course is designed to prepare participants for the limited chest radiography state certification exam.
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Limited General Radiography Course    

This 640-hour SCRQSA-approved course is designed for individuals who have their own clinical site at their workplace that provides for all the types of required radiography exams, the clinical site has a Registered Radiologic Technologist that supports the student's clinical learning experience by serving as their preceptor, and the individual has certification and/or work experience in healthcare. Students must secure an approved clinical site prior to registration with their employer. This comprehensive course covers the basic information needed to perform limited general radiographic procedures of the chest, abdomen and skeletal system. Students use a combination of self-directed learning packets to explore: radiographic exposure, equipment radiation biology and protection, anatomy, pathology and positioning of the chest, abdomen and skeletal system coordinated with intensive, highly structured clinical rotations in a basic radiographic setting. The training should include a background in patient care and medical terminology. Prior courses in physical science and human anatomy and physiology are also helpful. This course is designed to prepare participants for the limited general radiography state certification exam.
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Radiographic Chiropractic Assistant Course     

HSC 1150

This 48-course is presented by the South Carolina Chiropractic Association in partnership with York Technical College. It includes, but is not limited to Introduction to Radiation Physics, X-Ray Generation, Radiographic Film Storage and Handling, Applications, Screen Characteristics, Construction of Intensifying Screens, Automatic Processing, and Artifact Analysis. A clinical component is included and has to be precepted by the chiropractor. Completion of this course is required to take the South Carolina Chiropractic Radiography Examination to work as a radiographic chiropractic assistant in South Carolina. Approved clinical site must be provided by student. Call for prerequisites and course details.
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Linda Bolick, Program Manager
803-981-7194
lbolick@yorktech.edu


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