Computed Tomography Certificate (RAD 406)

All applicants must hold an unencumbered radiographic license and/or an appropriate certification in radiologic discipline

 

Program of Study

The Computed Tomography option will teach the student to operate and utilize computerized tomography scanners to produce images of patients’ internal structures. This will include twenty online lectures and twenty weeks of at least eight hours per week of clinical experiences at one of the affiliated clinical education settings. Completion of clinical requirements may extend beyond the 20 weeks and is determined by individual student progress. This course will prepare graduates to possess the knowledge, skill, and affect to meet the demands of an entry-level position in CT Scanning. This course will include radiation protection, and will provide discussion on pathology that will be encountered and protocols and patient care techniques for that pathology. The contrast media that will be taught is specific to CT Scanning. Theory and clinical experiences will prepare students to participate in the ARRT CT Scanning Certificate Examination and for employment as an entry level CT Scan Imager.

60 hours theory

160 clinical hours

20 Weeks

8 Credits

Pre-Requisite: Must hold an unencumbered radiographic license and/or an appropriate certification in radiologic discipline

Co-Requisites: Bio 331, RAD 301

Admission Requirements

  • Online Application
  • Appropriate certification in radiologic discipline and/or unencumbered licensure as a radiographer
  • Official college transcript (if applicable)
  • Copy of CPR Certification

Cost: See Certificate Program Cost Sheet

Start Date: Fall and Spring