MI 474 - Advanced Pediatric Externship

(Minimum of 180 hours of clinical experience per semester. Some clinical sites require more than the minimum 180 hours. Students will comply with all the clinical site requirements.) This advanced externship course will allow the student to perform hands-on experience in a pediatric setting. This advanced externship course will focus on the advanced procedures/imaging for pediatrics. The externship will emphasize the unique approach for caring for the pediatric patient in radiology. The advanced externship for diagnostic pediatric imaging will include patient care, principles of ALARA, immobilization techniques, causes and correction measures for artifacts, image archival, operation of imaging equipment for diagnostic, portable, c-arm, and fluoroscopic studies. Additional focus will be on fluoroscopic imaging and surgical procedures.

Semester hours: 3.0

Prerequisites:

  • MI 384 - Pediatric Externship
  • MI 413 - Advanced Pediatric Imaging

Co-requisites:

  • MI 384 - Pediatric Externship
  • MI 413 - Advanced Pediatric Imaging

Restrictions and Notes:

  • Students must be ARRT Certified and have a state license, as applicable, to complete an externship.

Last updated: 04/06/2022