Learning Outcomes for Radiological Sciences Program

Knowledge 

  • Describe and identify the essential physical concepts of radiation production, interaction of radiation with matter, and biology underpinning radiographic examinations and procedures, in addition to the knowledge of the associated current legislation and regulations.
  • Define and demonstrate the normal human anatomy and physiology together with appearance of human body on different planes in imaging examinations.
  • Choose the sound and correct recommendations needed for additional imaging examinations to simplify clinical decisions based on the knowledge of the pathological processes.
  • Identify the signs and symptoms of disease and trauma processes together with the appropriate radiological investigations.
  • Identify and describe the methods that support health promotion and health education by diagnostic technologists.
  • Show and choose the appropriate method of radiographic image generation and manipulation in relation to the pathology or trauma.
  • Describe and interpret the medical images according to the patient’s condition.
  • Demonstrate the practice of different equipment used in diagnostic imaging such as conventional x-ray, fluoroscopy, ultrasound, MRI, Gamma Camera. 
  • Describe the composition and methods of administration of contrast agents and drugs need in diagnostic imaging examination.
  • Define the current legislation and regulations, ethical and research framework that affect the practice of diagnostic radiographers.
  • Choose and demonstrate the standard radiographic examination.

Cognitive Skills

  • Apply the essential sciences concepts underpinning radiographic examinations.
  • Use the necessary roles for patient care in diagnostic imaging procedures.
  • Develop the patient care or investigation strategies encountered in the radiographic examinations.
  • Apply current legislation, regulations, and ethical issues related to the clinical situation.

Interpersonal Skills and Responsibility

  • Follow the ethical and legal framework.
  • Commit for providing safe, accurate and appropriate radiographic examinations.
  • Collaborate to enhance patient care.
  • Collaborate with the team work in the health care.

Communication, Information Technology and Numerical Skills

  • Communicate effectively with patients and  their relatives
  • Be able to effective and efficient use of information and communication technology.
  • Accurately applying numerical skills to the radiographic information and data.

Psychomotor Skills

  • Perform the techniques need for the diagnostic imaging examinations.
  • Prepare the patient for the effective clinical procedure.
  • Operate accurately and safely the diagnostic imaging equipment.
  • Apply effective moving and handling skills to protect patients and self