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Radiologic Technologist

Lancaster Campus

Computed Tomography (CT) and Mammography Online Courses for registered (or registry eligible) radiologic technologists spring 2014 (Mammography), fall 2014 (CT).

RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM


The radiologic technology program is accredited by Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) (http://www.jrcert.org/), 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182, (312) 704-5300.

Graduates are eligible to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification examination in radiography.

About the career

Thinking about a career in radiologic technology?  Check this out - Radiologic Technology: Take a Closer Look and the post-test (you must copy and paste this link into your browser - clicking on it may not work - http://www.classmarker.com/online-test/start/?quiz=3ce52278e3c45429)

FAQ (pdf) (rev 8/13)
Required courses & suggested schedule (pdf) (rev 9/13)
Estimated Expenses (pdf) 11/13
Admission Criteria and Essential Qualifications (pdf) 1/6/14 - (link to A Closer Look added)

Clinical application for Spring 2015 (Survey Monkey)

See Admission Criteria for details about the following pre-application modules:
Radiologic Technology: Take a Closer Look and the post-test  - http://www.classmarker.com/online-test/start/?quiz=3ce52278e3c45429 (copy and paste into your browser)
Information Quest (questions - pdf) and post-test - see Admission Criteria for details
"Becoming a Radiologic Technologist" by: Jeremy Enfinger (ISBN-10 1478170441 available for purchase at www.amazon.com in softback or as an e-book, and for loan in the HACC libraries) and the post-test.

Radiologic Technology Information Sessions
- Lancaster Campus - Fri, Mar 28, 1-2 pm; Wed, Apr 9, 11 am-noon (Mandatory if you plan to apply for Spring 2015 clinicals)

Policies Affecting Program Admission (pdf)
Rad Tech Program Didactic and Clinical Grading Policies (pdf)

What Does it Take To Be A Successful HACC Rad Tech Student? (in the students' own words) (pdf)

Rad Tech Program Mission Statement, Goals, Learning Outcomes (rev. December 2013)

Program Effectiveness Data - Radiologic Technology

5 year program first attempt ARRT Credentialing Examination Pass rate of graduates who take the exam within 6 months of graduation: 93% (85 out of 91 passed on the first attempt)
2012 program first attempt ARRT Credentialing Examination Pass rate: 100% (16 out of 16 graduates passed on the first attempt)

5 year program completion rate: 81% (101 graduated out of 125 students accepted)
2012 program completion rate: 67% (16 graduated out of 24 accepted students)

5 year program job placement rate within 6 months of graduation: 85% (71 out of 84 graduates who were actively seeking employment during the 6 months after graduation were employed)
2012 program job placement rate of students seeking employment within 6 months of graduation 83% (10 of 12 graduates who were actively seeking employment during the 6 months after graduation were employed)

The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists® Ethics Pre-Application Review anyone who has any kind of criminal background, including DUI.

Selective programs. Admission to the college doesn't guarantee admission to the clinical component of the programs. You will be admitted as a pre-rad tech student and work with your advisor to apply to the clinical/core component of the program.

Length of Program and College Degree Conferred - The radiologic technology program is 80 credits, with the awarding of an associate in science degree upon successful completion. The entire program can be completed in six semesters, provided the candidate has met the prerequisites for admission to the program. The clinical component takes place during the last five semesters of the program. Students are assigned to clinical sites at local participating hospitals. The complete program is offered only at the Lancaster campus. Some required courses offered at other campuses and sites. Graduates are eligible to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification examination in radiography.


Tentative Clinical Sites for 2014 (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
Lancaster Regional Medical Center
Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center
Lancaster Orthopedic Group
The Imaging Center of Lancaster
Harrisburg Hospital
Community General Osteopathic Hospital  
PinnacleHealth Medical Sciences Pavilion 
Fredricksen Outpatient Center
Tristan Hershey & Union Deposit
Chambersburg Hospital
Summit Health Center
Brandywine Hospital
Jennersville Regional Hospital
Lebanon VA Medical Center
Ephrata Hospital
Ephrata Diagnostic Center
Carlisle Regional Medical Center
Carlisle Regional Medical Arts Building
Holy Spirit Hospital Camp Hill Center
Holy Spirit Carlisle Center
Holy Spirit Mechanicsburg Center
Holy Spirit Progress Center

Maximum clinical day is 8.5 hours between the hours of 7 am and 6 pm.
Consider that with lecture and lab classes and clinical that you will be busy 5 days per week.

Rad Tech Program Contacts
Contact Health Careers - - (717) 780-1988 or (800) 222-4222 ext. 211988

Program Office
East Building Room 207
Lancaster Campus
1641 Old Philadelphia Pike
Lancaster, PA 17602

 

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