What is Radiologic Technology?
- The segment of the healthcare team that produces diagnostic medical images for the treatment and care of patients.
- Radiographic imaging occurs in different venues including hospitals, out-patient clinics, and physician offices.
- Radiography is performed on all age groups and suffering from a broad spectrum of diseases.
Why Radiologic Technology?
- It is a growing field with the opportunity to work in multiple areas in the radiology department including surgery, ER, fluoroscopic and diagnostic exams.
- Opportunities to cross train and receive additional certifications in other modalities such as: CT, Mammography, Cath lab, and Interventional radiology.
- The demand for radiologic technologists is expected to increase faster than average.
Didactic lecture, laboratory classes, and clinical rotations for field experience throughout the 20 month curriculum.
- 64 semester credit hours and is designed to prepare the graduate for employment as a diagnostic radiologic technologist.
- Students are assigned a preceptor in the practicum courses and are responsible to complete a specific number of competencies.
- At the conclusion of the program, the students will be awarded an A.A.S. degree in Radiologic Technology and be eligible to sit for the ARRT national registry exam.
- Goals / Outcomes Assessment Plan
- Program Effectiveness Data (PDF)
Additional certificate programs offered at Weatherford College after passing the primary radiologic technologist program are:
A student, enrolled in a Weatherford College Health and Human Sciences Program, may transfer to another Weatherford College Health and Human Sciences Program under the following circumstances:
- The student is in good standing
- The student has withdrawn from a program while in good standing
- The student is not on probation for a non-academic issue.
- The student obtains a letter of recommendation from the prior Health and Human Sciences program director.
- The student must meet the requirements of the program to which they are transferring and receives acceptance from the respective program director.
A student may not transfer into another Weatherford College Health and Human Sciences Program if:
- The applicant has ever been dismissed from another Weatherford College Health and Human Sciences Program.
- The applicant is currently on probation, for a disciplinary issue, in another Weatherford College Health and Human Sciences Program.
- The applicant has received a failing grade in another Weatherford College Health and Human Sciences Program for a behavioral issue.
Any student who requests to transfer into another Weatherford College Health and Human Sciences program must meet all the specific admissions requirements for that program. Prior admission into a Weatherford College Health and Human Sciences Program does not guarantee admission into another program.
Mickey Ryan, MHA, RT(R)(MR)
email@example.com | 817-598-8839
Christy Jennings, BSRS, RT(R)(M)
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Kaylee Black, MSRS, RT(R)
email@example.com | 817-598-6396