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Program Type: Certificate of Achievement

Division: School of Allied Health

Program Description:
The curriculum prepares students to work as a Radiologic Technologist. Employment opportunities are in offices, clinics and hospitals. Students must provide their own transportation to off-campus clinical or laboratory sites.

The program is accredited by the Joint Review Commission on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), in coordination with the California Department of Public Health, Radiologic Health Branch (CDPH-RHB). Upon successful completion of the program the student is eligible to sit for the State of California examination to become certified as a Radiologic Technologist and the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist Examination.

A Certificate of Achievement is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Requirements for admission into the Radiologic Technology program are:

1. It is recommended that all of the General Education classes that lead to an Associate Degree in Science be completed prior to admission to the program.
2. Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent with a 2.0 grade point average and a 2.0 in all college work.
3. Math 125, Physics 10/10L or Chemistry 2A and Physiology 2A and 2B or any Community College Equivalent course. These courses must be completed within the last three years. If math, physics or physiology course(s) are older than three (3) years, the student is strongly recommended to take a refresher course.
4. Minimum grade of C in MA 115 or equivalent course. This course must be completed within two years prior to entering program. A one-year recency for medical terminology is preferred.
5. Current CPR/BLS(Basic Life Support) for the American Heart Association - Health Care Provider card that must be maintained while enrolled in the program.
6. After acceptance into the program, submit a completed health form evidencing physical and emotional health including required immunizations/chest x-ray or Mantoux test.
7. Minimum age of 18 years, as mandated by State Health Code, Title 17.

Prerequisites:
Math 125 or equivalent course
Physics 10/10L or equivalent course
Physo 2A & B or equivalent course
MA 115 or equivalent course
All AS or AA degree general education courses.

Electives for Radiologic Technology students may also be offered to Radiologic Technologists (CRTs).

Effective Academic Year: 2005-2006

Required Units in the Major:    70.5

Required Courses
  Summer Session I (5 units)
RDTC 100 - BASIC RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY PRACTICES (2.0 units)
  RDTC 101 - MEDICAL PROCEDURES FOR THE TECHNOLOGIST (3.0 units)
  &
  Semester I (13.5 units)
RDTC 102 - RADIATION PROTECTION (3.0 units)
  RDTC 103A - RADIOGRAPHIC ANATOMY AND POSITIONING (3.5 units)
  RDTC 110 - PROFESSIONAL ETHICS (2.0 units)
  RDTC 112A - RADIOLOGIC PHYSICS (3.0 units)
  RDTC 117A - CLINICAL EXPERIENCE (2.0 units)
  &
  Winter Intersession I (2 units)
RDTC 113A - CLINICAL LEARNING EXPERIENCE (2.0 units)
  &
  Semester II (13.5 units)
RDTC 103B - RADIOGRAPHIC ANATOMY AND POSITIONING (3.5 units)
  RDTC 104 - PRINCIPLES OF RADIOGRAPHIC EXPOSURE (3.0 units)
  RDTC 112B - RADIOLOGIC PHYSICS (3.0 units)
  RDTC 114 - VENIPUNCTURE FOR TECHNOLOGISTS (2.0 units)
  RDTC 117B - CLINICAL EXPERIENCE (2.0 units)
  &
  Summer Session II (6.5 units)
RDTC 119 - CLINICAL EXPERIENCE (6.5 units)
  &
  Semester III (12 units)
RDTC 103C - RADIOGRAPHIC ANATOMY AND POSITIONING (3.0 units)
  RDTC 105 - SPECIAL RADIOGRAPHIC PROCEDURES (3.0 units)
  RDTC 111 - COMPUTERIZED IMAGING (2.0 units)
  RDTC 117C - CLINICAL EXPERIENCE (4.0 units)
  &
  Winter Intersession II (6 units)
RDTC 113B - CLINICAL LEARNING EXPERIENCE (6.0 units)
  &
  Semester IV (12 units)
RDTC 116 - PERSPECTIVES IN RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY (2.0 units)
  RDTC 118 - FLUOROSCOPY (3.0 units)
  RDTC 117D - CLINICAL EXPERIENCE (4.0 units)
  RDTC 121 - MAMMOGRAPHIC PROCEDURES (3.0 units)
  OR
  RDTC 123 - COMPUTERIZED TOMOGRAPHY (3.0 units)

Required Electives (0 Units)

None

Recommended Electives

None