Radiologic Technologist

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Description

Use advanced radiographic imaging and techniques to look inside the human body. Utilize critical thinking to provide quality patient care and radiation protection. Experience challenging coursework with relevant clinical instruction in a variety of diagnostic settings.

Application Information

Applications are available at all ICTC campuses and online (current applications available after Jan. 1).

Entrance Requirements

Adult students only (18 years of age by the first day of class)

• High school diploma or GED

• Completed application

Minimum college GPA 2.5 (cumulative)

• Completion of College Algebra with "C" or higher

• Evidence of minimum of Associate's degree, or official degree plan documenting 18 credit hours or less required for degree completion, and ability to complete degree by the end of Fall semester preceding completion of technical courses interview

Background/sex offender check

Drug screen (as required)

Demonstrate physical and mental sustainability as evident by a health history/physical.

• Interview

Advanced Standing

Applicants meeting criteria may be eligible to obtain credit for anatomy and physiology and medical terminology.

Tuition

Approximate cost of 2 year program (in-district) $8,900.00
Cost includes all books, supplies, and fees (may be subject to change).

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial aid and scholarships available for qualifying students. 

Employment Options: Hospitals, Clinics, Mobile Units, Imaging Centers, Physician’s Office

Approx. Salary Potential: $19-23/hr.

Rad Tech Curriculum - Courses/Hours:

Year One

Introduction to Radiologic Technology

50

Human Structure and Function for Radiogra- phy

96

Radiographic Positioning with Lab

210

Film-Screen Image Acquisition and Processing

90

Patient Care for Radiographers

52

Radiation Pathology

39

Radiographic Clinical Orientation

90

Core Medical Terminology

46

Image Critique I

52

Radiographic Clinical Application I

718


Year Two

Radiographic Clinical Application II

530

Image Critique II

52

Advanced Imaging

155

Radiation Protection and Biology

93

Radiation Physics

94

Career Preparation for Radiography

52

Comprehensive Program Review for Radiog- raphy

218

Digital Image Acquisition and Display

94

Advanced Imaging

48

Total hours of instruction 2,731

Estimated time to complete major 2 years


Certifications/Credentials

Certified Radiologic Technologist, R.T. (R)

Accreditation

The Radiology Technology Program at ICTC is accredited by The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). For information regarding accreditation standards or concerns regarding such standards contact program officials at ICTC or JRCERT:

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology

(JRCERT)

20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850

Phone: (312) 704-5300 Fax: (312) 704-5304

Chicago, IL 60606-3182

Website: www.jrcert.org Email: mail@jcert.org

 

The ICTC Rad Tech program is also accredited by The Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education.

Student Organizations

‚ÄčThe American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT)
Oklahoma Society of Radiologic Technologists (OSRT)
Lambda Nu - National Radiology Honor Society

Location
Muskogee 2403 N. 41st Street E., Muskogee, OK

918-348-7930

Schedule
Monday thru Friday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm on campus class
7:30 am - 3:30 pm clinical rotation

A minimum of an Associates degree is required to sit for certification upon completion of the Radiology Technology Program. Applicants are required to have a minimum of an Associates degree (in any field) prior to admission, or show evidence of ability to complete the degree by the third term of the Rad Tech program curriculum.