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Degree Plans - Radiologic Sciences - Computed Tomography Advanced Technical Certificate (Archived)

RADIOLOGIC SCIENCES - COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY

(Advanced Technical Certificate)

Brookhaven only

BHC-New September 1, 2010.

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: ATC.RAD.COMP.TOMO

This program prepares the student to further their radiologic science career with a specialty in computed tomography. The CT technologist uses radiation to produce cross-sectional images of the patient which are used by the physician to make a diagnosis. For the vast majority of the diagnostic procedures, the CT technologist has total responsibility for the care and well-being of the patient and must be prepared to produce quality images with care and empathy.

This program is for graduates or students in their last semester of a radiography program and/or are registered radiographer by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist licensed by the Texas Department of Health.

CREDIT HOURS

PREREQUISITES

BIOL 2401 Anatomy and Physiology I OR 4
SCIT 1407 Applied Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4)
BIOL 2402 Anatomy and Physiology II OR 4
SCIT 1408 Applied Human Anatomy and Physiology II (4)
8

SEMESTER I

CTMT 2332 Principles of Computed Tomography 3
RADR 2240 Sectional Anatomy for Medical Imaging 2
5

SEMESTER II

CTMT 2336 Computed Tomography Equipment and Methodology 3
CTMT 2364 Practicum (or Field Experience)-Radiologic Technology/Science-Radiographer 3
6

SEMESTER III

CTMT 1391 Special Topics in Computed Tomography Technology/Technician 3
CTMT 2267 Practicum (or Field Experience)-Radiologic Technology/Science-Radiographer 2
5
Minimum Hours Required 24

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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