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Radiologic Technology Program

Chaffey College reserves the right to revise degree requirements. RT Program graduates are eligible for the registry examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

20 N. Wacker Dr., Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606

RT website information is revised on an annual basis. Last update: 9/24/18


Andrea Dutton Andrea Dutton
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Course Syllabi:
RT 10
RT 10L


Anatomy & Radiographic Positioning I
(A SCANS infused course)


Andrea Dutton

Course Description

Comprehensive study of radiographic positioning of the chest, upper and lower extremities, shoulder and pelvis girdle, abdomen, and urinary system with emphasis on associated anatomy and radiographic image evaluation. Provides the knowledge base necessary to perform standard radiographic procedures. Consideration is given to radiation protection and the production of images of optimal diagnostic quality. Laboratory experience complements the didactic portion. Laboratory experience complements the didactic portion.
The course will be taught using various approaches including: lecture, multi-media presentations, radiographic images, and demonstrations in order to address student’s diverse learning styles. RadTec 10L is the lab which supports and reinforces this course.


Merrill’s Atlas of Radiographic Positions and Procedures; 11th edition; Frank, E; Long, B; Smith, B; Mosby/Elsevier.

Workbook for Merrill’s Atlas of Radiographic Positioning & Procedures; 6th edition by Frank, E; Long, B; Smith, B; Mosby/Elsevier.


Procedures/Exams & Positions
1 Introduction/General anatomy & positioning

Self-test #1
Vol. 1 Chapter 1 & Chapter: 3

Guide for Series Set #1

Time Management copy due
2 Holiday  
3 Digits/Thumb/Hand/Wrist/Forearm International potluck week Chapter 4 Learning styles survey due – see Participation, p4
4 Forearm/Elbow/Humerus

Shoulder Non-trauma considerations

Self-test #1a
Chapter 4
5 Shoulder Girdle Self-test #3 Chapter 5
6 Misc. & Review - Chapters: 1-5 Email message due Guide for Series Set #2
7 Exam #1 – Upper Extremity Series Set # 1 Series Notes Due before the exam begins
8 Toes/Foot/Calcaneous/Ankle Self- test #4 Chapter 6
9 Femur/Knee/Lower Leg/Intercondyloid Fossa Chapter 6
10 Femur/Knee/Patella/Lower Leg

Chapter 6

Guide for Series Set #3
11 Exam #2 – Lower Extremity National Radiologic Technologist Week Nov 4 - 10 Series Set # 2 Series Notes Due before the exam begins
12 Hip/Pelvis

Self-test #5
Chapter 7

Begin notebook appts.
13 Thoracic Viscera (Chest)

Self-test #6
Chapter 10
14 Abdomen/Urinary

Self-test # 7
Vol 2 – Chapter 16
15 Urinary System Chapter 18
16 Review

International Potluck
Series Set # 3 Series Notes Due before the exam begins
17 Final Exam  

Rev. 9/30/10

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