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Computed Tomography ATC

Computed Tomography Overview (4321)

Type of Award

ATC - Advanced Technical Certificate

Program Website

www.palmbeachstate.edu/career-pathways/pathway-health.aspx

Program Description

This advanced technical certificate program is a three-course, one-semester program that begins spring term of each year (January – May). This program is designed to meet the needs of the radiologic technology professional for formalized, specialized training. Available classes include Cross Sectional Anatomy, Computed Tomography, Computed Tomography Clinical Education, Pharmacology for Medical Imaging and Advanced Pathophysiology for Medical Imaging.

Program Learning Outcomes

For detailed information, visit www.palmbeachstate.edu/learningoutcomes/Program-Learning-Outcomes

Admission Requirements

Complete an Application for Admission, located at www.palmbeachstate.edu/admissions/Admissions-Applications

Completion Requirements

Students must complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program with a grade of C or higher.

Program Length

Nine credit hours, or approximately one semester.

Location

The program is offered at the Palm Beach Gardens campus.

For More Information

Vicki Shaver, shaverv@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 207-5067

Employment Opportunities

This ATC curriculum is offered to Radiologic Technologists (RTs) credentialed by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). This coursework is offered for the RT who desires to become proficient in the advanced modality of Computed Tomography (CT) and in preparation for the advanced modality registration examination offered by the ARRT in CT.

Career Path Notes

College credit will be awarded; technologists with an A.S. degree will also be eligible to receive a certificate upon successful completion of the nine credit hour ATC program. ARRT technologists without an A.S. degree may earn their degree through the completion of required coursework at the college. Continuing education credits (CEUs) will also be granted for courses completed with a grade of C or higher.

Career Center

www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career

For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit: Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/ooh

O-Net Online: www.onetonline.org

Required course

Required Courses (Credits: 9)

RTE2571Computed Tomography 1 (AS)

3 Credits

RTE2571LComputed Tomography Clinical Education (AS)

3 Credits

RTE2762Cross Sectional Anatomy (AS)

3 Credits

Course Sequence

Term One - Fall (Year One) (Credits: 9)

RTE2571Computed Tomography 1 (AS)

3 Credits

RTE2571LComputed Tomography Clinical Education (AS)

3 Credits

RTE2762Cross Sectional Anatomy (AS)

3 Credits

 

Total Credit Hours: 9