If caring is your calling and you are an ARRT Registered Radiologic Technologist or a NMTCB Registered Nuclear Medicine Technologist the Computed Tomography program offers students the opportunity upon successful completion of all coursework to sit for the Registry in CT offered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists or the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board. Registered Radiologic Technologists or Nuclear Medicine Technologists with an additional registry in Computed Tomography will work with the following Computed tomography CT scanners; High-speed multi-slice computed tomography CT scanners; Positron emission tomography/computed tomography PET/CT scanners.
Medical Imaging Advancement
This program is implemented to meet the demand for highly educated Computed Tomography (CT) technologists. The program is a two-semester on-line didactic course with a clinical practicum experience. Upon completion, the graduate becomes a candidate who will be fully prepared to take the Advanced Certification Registry in CT offered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists or the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board. This program is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) and licensed by the Texas Workforce Commission.
Course Opportunities for Success
The program provides:
- An advanced learning pathway for ARRT Registered Radiologic Technologists or NMTCB Registered Nuclear Medicine Technologists.
- Advanced medical imaging education to promote excellence and safety in the health care environment of CT.
- Didactic coursework to include sectional anatomy, CT physics, data acquisition, CT procedures and pathology, patient care, pharmacology, radiation protection and safety, and clinical competencies.
- Graduation with employment opportunities in the CT field.
State of the Art Learning and Technology Our faculty delivers and utilizes educational on-line learning principles to ensure a maximum virtual learning environment. The online platform allows for flexibility of your time. Clinical applications may be completed at any of our clinical affiliates or where you are presently working or located with special learning arrangements.
Program Length: 2 semesters (32 weeks)
- Complete the online application and enrollment agreement.
- Complete a Moodle orientation short course and certify that the applicant has the required computer access and capability required of all online course applicants.
- Completion of an approved JRCERT Program.
- Must be ARRT Registered Radiologic Technologist or NMTCB Registered Nuclear Medicine Technologist.