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Programs And Courses

CT & Mammography

CT & Mammography

Learn about our CT &Mammography Associate Degree program.

 

How Do I Enroll in the Program?

CT students must be registered in or eligible for these AART primary certifications:

  • Radiography
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Nuclear Medicine (certified by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB)

Mammography students must be registered or eligible for AART's primary certification of Radiology.


How Long Does the Program Take?

You can complete the program in one semester.

 

When Does HACC Hold Classes?

HACC offers five courses in both CT and Mammography. Four of those courses will be online didactic instruction and one will be an optional clinical course.

 

What Are the Required Courses?

Below is a sample course schedule for CT and Mammography programs:

Mammography and CT

  • First seven weeks of the semester (final exams in the seventh week) Patient Care and Procedures (3 credits) Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology (3 credits)
  • Second seven weeks of the semester (final exams in the seventh week)  Advanced Procedures (3 credits) Instrumentation, Quality Assurance, etc. (3 credits)
  • Second seven weeks of the semester (final exams in the seventh week)  Advanced Procedures (3 credits) Instrumentation, Quality Assurance, etc. (3 credits)
  • Full 14-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.

 

How Much Does the Program Cost?

Download Estimated Expenses (pdf, rev 5/14).

 

How Do I Apply for Clinicals?

The following corequisite and prerequisites are required:

  • 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

You need to complete and document the following 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 and Agreement

Apply online using the CT course application (Survey Monkey). Registration for fall semester classes begins April 14.

 

What Credentials Can I Earn?

Didactic courses will allow you to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist's (ARRT) post primary certification examination in CT or Mammography.

The optional clinical course allows you to complete ARRT's clinical experience requirements for CT/ Mammography certification at a HACC clinical affiliate. This will prepare you to enter the field of CT/Mammography.

 

Where Can I Get More Information?

Download FAQ (pdf, rev 7/24/13).

 

Who Can I Contact for More Information?

tlburkho@hacc.edu

(717) 358-2837