Computed Tomography Curriculum
The Computed Tomography program organizes courses into two, eight-week sessions of formal classroom instruction. Supervised clinical practice in all phases of Computed Tomography will be scheduled at varying times throughout the six-month program.
The general program overview includes instruction in the following:
- Computed Tomography
- Patient Care
- Radiation Safety
- Contrast Agents & Procedures
- CT Anatomy/Procedures/Pathology
- Clinical Education
Course Completion/Registry Eligibility
To successfully complete the program, students must maintain an 80% average throughout all phases of didactic instruction and an 85% average throughout all phases of the clinical education. Students must exhibit appropriate professional conduct and show a satisfactory aptitude for the care of the sick.
Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are eligible to apply for the national certification examination of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Those who pass will receive the certification as registered technologist in Computed Tomography. This credential is the standard of excellence and acceptance for the profession, and is required for most employment opportunities.