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CT & Mammography Courses

Online CT Courses - Fall 2014
Online Mammography Courses - Spring 2015

Gain knowledge and experience in the expanding modalities of CT (flier) or Mammography (flier) in one semester!   

How does it work?
Five courses in each modality are offered in the semester indicated above (CT-Fall 2014; Mammography-Spring 2015). Four of the courses will be on-line didactic instruction, and one will be an optional clinical course.

The didactic courses will prepare radiologic technologists for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist’s (ARRT) post primary certification examination in CT or Mammography.

The clinical course will offer opportunities at a HACC clinical affiliate to radiologic technologists to document and complete all of the ARRT’s clinical experience requirements for CT/ Mammography certification, and prepare them to enter the field of CT/Mammography.

What is the prerequisite?
CT-Students must be registered or registry eligible in one of the following ARRT primary certifications (Radiography, Radiation Therapy, or certified in nuclear medicine  by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB)) in order to be eligible to register for the CT courses.

Mammography-Students must be registered or registry eligible in the ARRT primary certification of Radiology in order to be eligible to register for the Mammography courses.

Application & registration information   (pdf) 9/23/13

CT course application (Survey Monkey) - (Registration for Fall semester classes begins April 14)
Mammography course application (Survey Monkey) CHECK BACK (Registration for Spring semester classes begins November 17)

Clinical Course Admission Criteria, Essential Qualifications, Code of Ethics, etc. with Signature Page (pdf) 7/24/13
Estimated Expenses (pdf) 4/9/14
FAQ (pdf) 7/24/13

For students interested in taking the clinical course:

The clinical course requires the following corequisite (or prerequisite) courses: 
Mammography: RADT 282G Mammographic Patient Care and Procedures and RADT 282D Mammographic Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology
CT: RADT 282A - Computed Tomography Procedures, Patient Care, and Safety I and RADT 282C - Sel Topics Computer Tomography Sectional Anatomy & Pathology

Documentation and completion of of the following is required in order to attend the clinical course:
Ethical Eligibility Form
Federal background check (Cogent Systems)
PA State Police Criminal Record Check
PA Child Abuse History Clearance
Radiation Dosimetry Device Information Form
Permission for Photography, Quotes, Videography Form
Health Exam Forms
Urine Drug/Alcohol Screening (Concentra)
Student Statement of Release Form
CPR (American Heart Association Healthcare Provider)
Clinical Release & Agreement

The (generalized) sample course schedule is as follows:  (see fliers for specific courses for each modality)

Mammography & CT
First 8 weeks of the semester (final exams in the 8th week)
Patient Care, and Procedures (3 credits)
Anatomy & Physiology & Pathology (3 credits)

Second 8 weeks of the semester (final exams in the 8th week) 
Advanced Procedures  (3 credits)
Instrumentation, Quality Assurance, etc (3 credits)

Full 15 week semester (16 hours a week with flexible scheduling)
Clinical (2 credits)

The didactic courses can be taken together or individually for category A CEU which satisfies all of the biennium ARRT requirements.

If you have questions, email tlburkho@hacc.edu or call Tami 717-358-2837.


 

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