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Degree Plans - Radiologic Sciences - Vascular Interventional Advanced Technical Certificate (Archived)


(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.VAS.INTV

This program prepares the student to further their radiologic science career with a specialty in vascular interventional radiography. The VIR technologist uses radiation and advanced patient care skills to produce vascular images of the patient which are used by the physician to make a diagnosis. For the vast majority of the diagnostic procedures, the VIR 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.



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)
RADR 2240 Sectional Anatomy for Medical Imaging 2


RADR 2370 Advanced Patient Care and Pathophysiology for Interventional Radiology 3
RADR 2371 Principles of Interventional Radiology I 3
RADR 2170 Practicum (or Field Experience)-Vascular Interventional Technology/Science 1


RADR 2372 Principles of Interventional Radiology II 3
RADR 2373 Interventional Radiology Equipment and Methodology 3
RADR 2374 Practicum (or Field Experience)-Vascular Interventional Technology/Science 3


RADR 2375 Advanced Vascular Interventional Procedures 3
RADR 2270 Practicum (or Field Experience)-Vascular Interventional Technology/Science 2
Minimum Hours Required 31

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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