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Magnetic Resonance Imaging ATC

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Overview (4322)

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 five-course, two-semester program which begins in the fall of each year and ends at the completion of the spring term (August to May).

An Advanced Technical Certificate (ATC) in Magnetic Resonance Imaging is awarded to the student who holds a two-year degree from an accredited college or university and completes a minimum of 12 credit hours from the courses listed below. The program is designed to meet the needs of the radiologic technology professional for formalized, specialized training.

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

12 credits or approximately 10 months.

Location

The program is offered at the Palm Beach Gardens campus.

For More Information

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

Employment Opportunities

This program is offered to Radiologic Technologists (RTs) licensed 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 Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and in preparation for the Advanced Registry offered by the ARRT in MRI.

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 12-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 courses:

Required Courses (Credits: 9)

RTE2575Introduction to Magnetic Resonance Imaging (AS)

3 Credits

RTE2576Magnetic Resonance Imaging 2 (AS)

3 Credits

RTE2762Cross Sectional Anatomy (AS)

3 Credits

Electives - Choose one (Credits: 3)

RTE2130Pharmacology for Medical Imaging (AS)

3 Credits

RTE2577LMagnetic Resonance Imaging Clinical Education 1 (AS)

3 Credits

RTE2576LMagnetic Resonance Imaging Clinical Education 2 (AS)

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 12

Course Sequence

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

RTE2575Introduction to Magnetic Resonance Imaging (AS)

3 Credits

RTE2576Magnetic Resonance Imaging 2 (AS)

3 Credits

RTE2762Cross Sectional Anatomy (AS)

3 Credits

 

Term Two - Spring (Year One) Electives - choose one Credits: 3

RTE2130Pharmacology for Medical Imaging (AS)

3 Credits

RTE2577LMagnetic Resonance Imaging Clinical Education 1 (AS)

3 Credits

RTE2576LMagnetic Resonance Imaging Clinical Education 2 (AS)

3 Credits

 

Total Credit Hours: 12