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Public Health Technician


Family, Comsumer & Health Science Division
Upon successful completion of this program, the student demonstrates skills, knowledge, and training for the entry-level health care system.

Total Units Required 33 - 35
Recommended Sequence:
First Semester Units
H ED 1 Health Education 3
H ED 28 Community Health 2
FCS 2 Life Management 3

ENG 1A Written Communications 3
OR
ENG 79 Preparatory English 5

Second Semester
H S 19 Human Development 3
H S 30 New Trends in Health Care 1
H S 36 Medical Terminology and Speech 3
BIM 7A Beginning Word Processing: Concepts & Applications 3

Third Semester
FCS 6 Nutrition 3
PSYCH 53 Drugs and Society 3
SOCIO 24 Social Welfare 3
SOCIO 1A Introduction to Sociology 3

Radiologic Technology
Family, Comsumer & Health Science Division
Upon successful completion of the Radiologic Technology program, the student demonstrates skills, knowledge, and training for eligibility to take the certification examinations given by the State of California and the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. The student demonstrates his or her ability to practice in a variety of health care settings providing radiology services.

Total Units Required 89.5-92.5

Prerequisites to the Program:
1. High school Graduate or G.E.D.
2. At least 18 years of age by July of the year of application.
3. A cumulative grade point average of no less than prerequisite courses of 2.5 or greater
4. One year of High School or College Algebra, with a grade of "C" or better.
5. A score on the San Joaquin Delta College Academic Assessment of Level III in Composition or completion of
English 79 with a grade of "C" or better.
6. Completion of the following prerequisite courses with a grade of "C" or better AND a cumulative prerequisite GPA of 2.5 or greater:
BIOL 33 (Anatomy & Physiology)
OR
BIOL 31 (Human Anatomy)
AND
BIOL 32 (Human Physiology)
HS 36 (Medical Terminology)
Elementary Algebra (as stated above)
7. Hold a current, valid CPR card upon entry into the program.

Required Courses
Summer Units
RAD 10 Introduction to Radiography 3.5
RAD 10A Beginning Clinical Laboratory 3

Fall
RAD 10B Intermediate Clinical Laboratory 6
RAD 11 Radiographic Positioning and Terminology 6
RAD 12 Radiographic Anatomy 2
RAD 13 Principles of Radiographic Technique 4
RAD 14 Darkroom Chemistry and Processing 1

Spring
RAD 20 Advanced Radiographic Positioning and Terminology 4
RAD 20A Advanced Clinical Laboratory 8
RAD 21 Advanced Radiographic Anatomy 2
RAD 22 Fundamentals of X-Ray and Radium Physics 4
RAD 23 Positioning and Technical Laboratory 0.5

Summer
RAD 30 Intermediate Positioning and Technical Laboratory 0.5
RAD 30A Senior Clinical Laboratory 5

Fall Units
RAD 30B Advanced Senior Clinical Laboratory 10
RAD 31 Advanced Positioning and Technical Laboratory 1
RAD 32 Sectional Anatomy 2

Spring
RAD 40 Senior Review, and Advanced Radiation Protection and Fluoroscopic Systems 6
RAD 40A Radiographic Laboratory 9
RAD 41 Radiographic Pathology and Film Critique 3

Group I (Electives)
(The following electives are recommended, but they are not required.)

PHSCI 1 Matter and Energy 3
PHYSC 2A General Physics 4
PHYSC 2B General Physics 4
CHEM 3A Introduction to Chemistry 4

POLSC 1 American Government and Institutions 3
OR
HIST 17A History of the United States 3
OR
HIST 17B History of the United States 3

PSYCH 1 Introduction to Psychology 3
BUS 30 Supervision and Human Relations 3
ENG 1A Written Communications 3
H ED 31 Emergency Response 3
H ED 1 Health Education 3
PHYSC 10 Introduction to Physics 4
BIOL 32 Human Physiology 5

Students are encouraged to pursue an A.A. Degree, which may be granted concurrently with the Radiology Technology Certificate, provided all Generald Education requirements have been met.

Those students planning to apply to the program should consider taking general education classes while continuing entry into the program. Please consult a counselor for degree requirements.

NOTE:
Please refer to page 69 for program Special Admission Requirement information.




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