Jun 15, 2021  
College Catalog 2021-2022 
  
College Catalog 2021-2022

Radiologic Technology, A.S.


CONTACT

Mary Buckley, 413.552.2448, mbuckley@hcc.edu

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The HCC Radiologic Technology Program prepares graduates to immediately enter the workforce as a professional in the field of diagnostic medical imaging. The Radiologic Technology Program provides a well-structured, academic, and competency-based curriculum that prepares students to practice in the discipline of radiography. Through classroom, laboratory, and clinical coursework, students develop an understanding and competency of the following content areas: patient care, radiation physics, radiobiology, radiation protection, image production, equipment operation, quality assurance, and various radiographic procedures. Students who successfully complete the program will receive an Associate of Science degree in Radiologic Technology, meeting the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists education requirement for certification as a registered radiologic technologist. The Radiologic Technology program is fully accredited by:

 

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology

20 North Wacker Drive Suite 2850

Chicago, IL 60606-3182

Telephone: 312.704.5300

https://www.jrcert.org/

PROGRAM OUTCOMES

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • demonstrate proficiency in positioning
  • understand and use proper radiographic techniques
  • understand and apply proper radiation protection practices
  • demonstrate effective verbal communication with clinical instructors, staff, patients, and other students
  • demonstrate effective written communication skills
  • demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • adapt positioning to non-routine situations
  • modify radiographic technique settings based on image critique and patient factors
  • demonstrate a desire for professional growth and development
  • demonstrate a professional attitude and behavior at their clinical sites and places of employment

For more information about the HCC Radiologic Technology Program, including admission criteria, programmatic mission and goals, program effectiveness data, and the student handbook, please visit the HCC Radiologic Technology program website.

TOTAL: 70 CREDITS


NOTES

A grade of “C+” or better is required in all RDL and BIO courses to remain in and graduate from this program.  To count towards degree completion, BIO 217  and BIO 218  must be dated no more than seven years prior to the program start date.

Admitted students are required to complete additional requirements including, but not limited to: successful passage of a COR/SORI check and Drug Screening.  Additional requirements may be needed; please refer to the program webpage for the most up-to-date list of requirements.

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