Associate in Science Degree Radiologic Technology Program
PROGRAM CODE: 1S03789
The Associate in Science Degree Radiologic Technology provides a high quality education to prepare a diverse population of students with entry levels skills needed to become competent and confident radiographers.
Radiology Program Goals
- Students will have the knowledge and skills to competently and safely perform radiographic procedures.
- Students will develop the skills necessary to communicate effectively.
- Students will use critical thinking and problem solving skills.
- Students will evaluate the importance of professional development and growth.
- The program will provide the community with entry level radiographers for employment in the healthcare setting. JRC ERT 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850 Chicago, IL 60606-3182 (312) 704-5300 (312) 704-5304.
- Radiology Program Goals and Objectives
- To provide students with a balance of instruction in radiologic technology courses as well as support courses.
- To provide students with knowledge and skill to perform radiologic technology procedures.
- To facilitate development of applied skills in effective communication, critical thinking, and problem solving in the practice of radiography.
- To provide clinical experience compliment didactic instruction and develop clinical skills required for professional practice.
- To provide an environment that encourages personal and professional growth.
- To promote values of compassion, respect, understanding, and dignity in providing care to patients during imaging procedures.
- To provide the health care community with graduate entry level radiographers skilled in diagnostic imaging procedures.
|Foundation courses are required prior to admission to the program. The following Required Courses, plus a minimum of 9 General Education units, must be completed by the end of the Spring Semester with a grade of C or better in each course to be considered for the Fall (August) class:|
|Survey of Medical Terminology||3|
|Anatomy and Physiology||4-5|
or BIOL 231 C
|General Human Anatomy|
|Introduction to Radiography||4|
or MATH 041 C
|Combined Algebra I and II|
|Required Courses are listed in suggested sequence:|
|RADT 148 C||Radiology Imaging Techniques (formerly Radiologic Technology)||4|
|RADT 150 C||Radiographic Positioning I (formerly Radiologic Positioning)||5|
|RADT 153 C||Radiography Patient Care||3|
|HS 147 C||Survey of Disease||3|
|RADT 247 C||Radiographic Positioning II||5|
|RADT 251 C||Radiology Externship||7|
|RADT 162 C||Radiology Special Procedures||3|
|RADT 252 C||Radiobiology||1.5|
|RADT 253 C||Radiation Laws and Ethics||1.5|
|RADT 254 C||Clinical Internship I||6.5|
|RADT 196 C||Selected Topics I||1|
|RADT 255 C||Clinical Internship II||12|
|RADT 197 C||Selected Topics II||1|
|RADT 260 C||Fluoroscopy Permit Course||3|
|RADT 256 C||Clinical Internship III||12|
|RADT 198 C||Selected Topics III||1|
|NOTE: Non-refundable supplemental materials charges will apply to some of the above courses in this program.|
|CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES (Recommended but not required):|