Medical Imaging Technology Courses

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IMAGE100|Bone Densitometry

4 Credits

An in-depth analysis of bone densitometry positioning, exposure techniques, quality control, film critiquing, and radiation safety.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: currently enrolled in an approved Radiologic Technology program or ARRT Certified Radiologic Technologist.

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IMAGE110|Bone Densitometry Clinical

4 Credits

Students are assigned to a bone densitometry department for 132 hours to satisfy clinical competency requirements of the ARRT for eligibility to sit for the ARRT advanced-level exam in bone densitometry.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: currently enrolled in an approved Radiologic Technology program or ARRT Certified Radiologic Technologist.

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IMAGE225|Mammography

4 Credits

Preparation for certification by the ARRT in mammography. In addition to didactic education, this course includes laboratory sessions in a mammography department. This course fulfills MQSA requirements of eight hours of digital education in mammography modality while performing mammography exams and 40 hours of Initial Training. Training in breast anatomy, physiology, positioning, compression, quality assurance/quality control techniques, and imaging of patients with breast implants.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: currently enrolled in an approved Radiologic Technology program or ARRT Certified Radiologic Technologist.

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IMAGE229|Mammography Clinical

4 Credits

Preparation for certification by the ARRT in mammography. This course includes clinical and laboratory sessions while in a mammography department. Special education in mammographic examinations under the supervision of a qualified mammographer. Training in breast anatomy, physiology, positioning, compression, quality assurance/quality control techniques, and imaging of patients with breast implants. This course requires documented performance of 25 examinations that include eight hours of training in each mammography modality while performing mammography exams. Documentation includes time sheets and competencies to be verified by the student and the clinical site. Students are assigned to a mammography clinical site to complete 132 hours. These hours are required to satisfy clinical competency requirements with MQSA and eligibility with ARRT to sit for the ARRT advanced-level exam in mammography.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: currently enrolled in an approved Radiologic Technology program or an ARRT Certified Radiologic Technologist.

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IMAGE250|Cross Sectional Anatomy

3 Credits

Course presents normal human anatomy in various planes using CT and MRI images.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: currently enrolled in an approved Radiologic Technology program, ARRT Certified Radiologic Technologist, ARRT Certified Radiation Therapist, or NMTCB Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist.

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IMAGE251|Advanced Sectional Anatomy

2 Credits

Designed for students having completed a cross-sectional anatomy course. Neuro and vascular anatomy and sectional images of joint and extremity body areas are presented with CT and MRI images.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: currently enrolled in an approved Radiologic Technology program, ARRT Certified Radiologic Technologist, ARRT Certified Radiation Therapist, or NMTCB Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist.

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IMAGE265|Body Pathophysiology

3 Credits

Presents pathologies of the abdomen, chest, and neck with physiological implications pertinent to CT, MR, Interventional, and Cardiac Cath imaging modalities.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: currently enrolled in an approved Radiologic Technology program, ARRT Certified Radiologic Technologist, ARRT Certified Radiation Therapist, or NMTCB Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist.

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IMAGE266|Neuropathophysiology

3 Credits

Presents neurological based pathologies and the related diagnostic/interventional procedures applied in evaluation and treatment of them.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: currently enrolled in an approved Radiologic Technology program, ARRT Certified Radiologic Technologist, ARRT Certified Radiation Therapist, or NMTCB Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist.

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IMAGE270|CT Clinical Practicum I

1–12 Credits

Provides hands-on experience in the clinical setting. Students perform designated tasks associated with CT scanning and procedures under direct and indirect supervision. Completion of this course prepares the student for entry-level work in a CT department.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: currently enrolled in an approved Radiologic Technology program, ARRT Certified Radiologic Technologist, ARRT Certified Radiation Therapist, or NMTCB Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist.

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IMAGE271|MRI Clinical Practicum

1–12 Credits

Provides hands-on experience in the clinical setting. Students perform designated tasks associated with MRI scanning and procedures under direct and indirect supervision.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: currently enrolled in an approved Radiologic Technology program, ARRT Certified Radiologic Technologist, ARRT Certified Radiation Therapist, or NMTCB Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist.

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IMAGE280|CT Instrumentation

3 Credits

Designed to provide didactic preparation for advanced-level certification exam in CT scanning. Includes information pertaining to the equipment used, clinical application, specific technique applications, patient care, and quality control.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: currently enrolled in an approved Radiologic Technology program, ARRT Certified Radiologic Technologist, ARRT Certified Radiation Therapist, or NMTCB Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist.

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IMAGE281|MRI Instrumentation and Procedures

3 Credits

Presents the physics of magnetization, image production, image weighting, pulse responses, scanning procedures, magnet safety, and the role of the technologist.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: currently enrolled in an approved Radiologic Technology program, ARRT Certified Radiologic Technologist, ARRT Certified Radiation Therapist, or NMTCB Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist.

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