Radiography

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Study Hours: 74 Credit / 1248 Clinical HoursRepresenting Radiography Program

The Radiography curriculum prepares the graduate to be a radiographer, a skilled healthcare professional who uses radiation to produce images of the human body.
Course work includes clinical rotations to area healthcare facilities, radiographic exposure, image processing, radiographic procedures, physics, pathology, patient care and management, radiation protection, image analysis, anatomy and physiology, and radiobiology.
Graduates of accredited programs are eligible to apply to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist’s national examination for certification and registration as medical radiographers. Graduates maybe employed in hospitals, medical centers, urgent care clinics, physician’s offices, government agencies, and industry.

Program Learning Outcomes

P1: Goal I: Entry Level Skills (GOAL 1 JRCERT Accreditation): Students/Graduates will possess the knowledge and clinical competency skills of an entry-level radiographer. Introduced: RAD 110 Reinforced: RAD 111, RAD 112; Master and Assess: RAD 122

P2: Goal 2: Effective Communication: (GOAL 2 JRCERT Accreditation): Students/Graduates will communicate effectively. Introduced: RAD 110; Reinforced: RAD 151; Master and Assess: RAD 251

P3: Goal 3: Critical Thinking Skills: (GOAL 3 JRCERT Accreditation): Students/Graduates will demonstrate critical thinking skills. Introduced: RAD 110; Reinforced: RAD 111, 112, 121, 122, 131; Master and Assess: RAD 271

P4: Students/Graduates demonstrate professional ethics, and are committed to continued professional development.

 Useful Links:
Program Check Sheet
Admission Requirements
Admission Form
Clinical Requirements
Radiography Effectiveness Measures
Radiography Mission, Goals, and Outcomes
RAD Program Manual 2016-2017
RAD-Standards_2014
JRCERT Website

Contact

Elaine Postawa
Phone:252-222-6165
Email:postawae@carteret.edu