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Computed Tomography (CPCTO)

Post-Associate Certificate

This program has been replaced by Computed Tomography (CT) Post-Associate Certificate (CPCTOM). Students currently enrolled need to complete it by the end of the Spring/Summer 2016 semester.

If you have questions about this program please contact a program advisor or contact a general student advisor.

Description

The Computed Tomography (CT) program is a post-associate advanced certificate program that is designed for registered radiologic technologists (ARRT), radiation therapists (ARRT), and nuclear medicine technologists (ARRT or NMTCB). This program offers the didactic and clinical experience that will provide students with the knowledge and skills that are required to become an entry-level computed tomography technologist. The curriculum is based on the recommended American Society of Radiologic Technology (ASRT) computed tomography guidelines. Upon successful completion of the Computed Tomography program, students are eligible to take the ARRT post-primary certification examination in computed tomography.

Admissions Requirements

The criteria for admission Admission to the Computed Tomography program:
-Registered radiologic technologist with primary certification in Radiography ARRT (R), Nuclear Medicine ARRT (N), or Radiation Therapy, ARRT (T) and Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist, CNMT
-Graduate of a JRCERT accredited program
-Minimum GRA of 2.7
-Current CPR certification
-Completed college physical form by licensed physician
-Crime-free criminal background check
-Completion of RAD 223 Sectional Anatomy, or an equivalent course, with a grade of B- or better.

Contact Information

Division
Math, Science & Health
Department
Allied Health Department
Advisors
Connie Foster, William Nelson

Requirements

First Semester
Class Title Credits
RAD 259 Introduction to Computed Tomography (CT) Instrumentation and Protocols 1
RAD 261 Patient Care in Computed Tomography (CT) 1
RAD 263 Practical Computed Tomography (CT) Imaging 3
RAD 265 Computed Tomography (CT) Clinical Education I 3
Total 8
Second Semester
Class Title Credits
RAD 262 Principles of Computed Tomography (CT) 2
RAD 266 Advanced Computed Tomography (CT) Imaging 3
RAD 267 Computed Tomography (CT) Clinical Education II 3
Total 8
Total Credits Required
16

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