# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Radiologic Technology II Task 1750098603

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Describe the radiation-protection features included in the design of a medical imaging department.

Definition

Description should include
  • the primary use of each room
  • workflow patterns
  • patient accessibility
  • equipment positioning
  • wall, ceiling, and floor thicknesses
  • construction materials
  • background equivalent radiation time (BERT).

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are possible consequences if medical imaging departments lack radiation-protection features?
  • Why is patient accessibility important in a medical imaging department?
  • Why should room workflow be a consideration in crisis planning?

Related Standards of Learning

English

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

Other Related Standards

Common Career Technical Core

HL3

Identify existing and potential hazards to clients, coworkers, visitors, and self in the healthcare workplace.