2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
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Course Number: VIRT 1310 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC

Course Title: Principles of Interventional Radiology I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: SCIT 1408 or BIOL 2402, RADR 2240 and ARRT registered in radiography or registry eligible or instructor permission.
Course Description: Introduction to the diagnostic procedures used in the interventional lab including patient preparation and monitoring, angiographic equipment set-up, and vascular procedures. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: VIRT 1320 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC

Course Title: Interventional Radiology Equipment and Methodology

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: SCIT 1408 or BIOL 2402, RADR 2240 and ARRT registered in radiography or registry eligible or instructor permission.
Course Description: This course prepares the student for the operation of interventional radiology equipment, focusing on routine protocols, basic principles, theory, electronics, and instrumentation. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: VIRT 2164 (1 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC

Course Title: Practicum (or Field Experience) – Vascular Interventional Technology Science

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: SCIT 1408 or BIOL 2402, and ARRT registered in radiography or registry eligible or instructor permission.
Course Description: Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student. (8 Ext.)


Course Number: VIRT 2265 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC

Course Title: Practicum (or Field Experience)-Vascular Interventional Technology Science

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: VIRT 2164, VIRT 2364, and ARRT registered in radiography or registry eligible or instructor permission.
Course Description: Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student. (16 Ext.)


Course Number: VIRT 2310 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC

Course Title: Principles of Interventional Radiology II

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: SCIT 1408 or BIOL 2402, RADR 2240 and ARRT registered in radiography or registry eligible or instructor permission.
Course Description: Continuation of VIRT 1310, Principles of Interventional Radiology I. Continuing coverage of interventional radiology imaging techniques, focusing on more advanced angiographic procedures. Image quality assurance and radiation protection are emphasized. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: VIRT 2330 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC

Course Title: Advanced Vascular Interventional Procedures

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: SCIT 1408 or BIOL 2402, RADR 2240 and ARRT registered in radiography or registry eligible or instructor permission.
Course Description: Exploration of advanced interventional radiology procedures and emerging applications. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: VIRT 2340 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC

Course Title: Advanced Patient Care and Pathophysiology for Interventional Radiology

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: SCIT 1408 or BIOL 2402, RADR 2240 and ARRT registered in radiography or registry eligible or instructor permission.
Course Description: Study of advanced and independent patient care skills, to include management of tubes and lines, advanced pharmacology interactions, and evaluation of the overall pathophysiological process of the patient. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: VIRT 2364 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC

Course Title: Practicum (or Field Experience) – Vascular Interventional Technology Science

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: VIRT 2164 and ARRT registered in radiography or registry eligible or instructor permission.
Course Description: Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student. (24 Ext.)



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.


WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.