2013-2014 catalog 
    
    Apr 26, 2018  
2013-2014 catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Radiologic Technology Program, A.A.S.


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This program prepares students for entry-level positions in diagnostic imaging. Students work with patients, performing a full range of diagnostic radiographic procedures. Clinical experiences are required of all students. Graduates are employed by hospitals, clinics, diagnostic imaging centers and physician’s offices. Upon completion of the Radiologic Technology Program, students will be eligible to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists examination in Radiography. After successful completion of this examination and application to the Board of Radiologic Technology Examiners, the graduate is also eligible for state licensure. The program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 900, Chicago, Illinois 60606, (312) 704-5300 www.jrcert.org. Specific admission criteria for the program are outlined in the Admission and Registration  section of this catalog. Separate policies exist for the Radiologic Technology Program, including grading. These policies can be found in the Radiologic Technology Student Handbook.

Graduates of this program will be able to:


  • Assess, analyze, implement, and evaluate imaging procedures
  • Teach diverse patients and families pertinent information regarding their imaging procedures
  • Perform image quality control activities
  • Incorporate ethical and legal considerations in the implementation of imaging procedures
  • Exhibit effective communication skills
  • Practice as a member of the interdisciplinary health care team
  • Continue professional growth
  • Apply principles from the social sciences, biologic sciences, and humanities to their practice
  • Practice within the limits and scope of a licensed radiologic technologist

Requirements


Credits required for degree: 71


Program Code for registration: PRADT


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Suggested Sequence - Radiologic Technology Program A.A.S. Degree


The following sequence is an example of how this degree can be completed in two years. This sequence is based on satisfaction of all Basic Skills requirements and prerequisites and presumes a Fall Term start date. An individual’s program may vary depending on transfer institution, career objectives, or individual needs. See your counselor for other options and to monitor your progress. Students must satisfy specific requirements in order to be admitted to this program. See Admission to Health Science Programs, Admission and Registration  section of the catalog.

The following degree requirements must be taken prior to admission:


Total credits: 18


Total credits: 16


Summer Term


Total credits: 14


Semester 4 - Spring Term


Total credits: 13


Sequence Notes:


This degree may take longer than two years to complete. Although not required to be taken prior to beginning the program, general education courses may be taken before starting clinical courses or during the summer terms.

(1) One course is recommended from the Cultural and Global Awareness  knowledge area.

Degree Audit Information


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