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RADT 465

ARRT registry covering patient care

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ARRT Standards of ethics is composed of what 4 things 1-Preamble, 2-Code of Ethics(aspirational), 3-Rules of Ethics(enforceable), 4-Administrative Procedures ( RAD Prep,D A. Saia pg.9)
Governing body that sets standards for radiologic technologists and certifies technologists through a registry exam? ARRT- American Registry of Radiologic Technologist ( RAD Prep,D A. Saia pg.10)
ASRT document that defines radiographer's role? Practice Standards ( RAD Prep,D A. Saia pg.13)
If a radiographer discloses confidential info to unauthorized individuals the radiographer is liable for? Defamation or invasion of privacy ( RAD Prep,D A. Saia pg.13)
A radiographer who performs an exam without a patients consent or refusal from patient is liable for? Battery ( RAD Prep,D A. Saia pg.13)
Carrying out a threat or causing physical harm to patient? Battery ( RAD Prep,D A. Saia pg.13)
To threaten harm? Assault ( RAD Prep,D A. Saia pg.13)
How is a technologist supposed to correctly identify a patient? 2 patient Identifiers, (Name/birthdate and wristband) ( RAD Prep,D A. Saia pg.16)
Normal adult oral temperature? 98.6F ( RAD Prep,D A. Saia pg.22)
Normal adult rectal temperature? 99.1F-99.6F ( RAD Prep,D A. Saia pg.22)
Normal adult axillary temperature? 97.6F-98.1F ( RAD Prep,D A. Saia pg.22)
Radial pulse is taken where? Wrist, base of thumb ( RAD Prep,D A. Saia pg.22)
Carotid pulse is taken where? neck, lateral to midline ( RAD Prep,D A. Saia pg.22)
Femoral pulse is taken where? inguinal region, groin ( RAD Prep,D A. Saia pg.22)
Popliteal pulse is taken where? Posterior knee ( RAD Prep,D A. Saia pg.22)
what two tools can a technologist use to obtain a blood pressure reading? sphygmomanometer, stethoscope
pressure in vessels during ventricular heart muscle contraction? systole/ top number ( RAD Prep,D A. Saia pg.31)
pressure in vessels during relaxation of ventricular heart muscles? diastole/ bottom number ( RAD Prep,D A. Saia pg.31)
difficulty breathing? Dyspena ( RAD Prep,D A. Saia pg.31)
pale, cool skin? diaphoretic ( RAD Prep,D A. Saia pg.31)
bluish discoloration of skin around lips, nail beds, and mucous membranes from lack of oxygen? Cyanosis ( RAD Prep,D A. Saia pg.31)
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