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CT Imaging Certificate of Accomplishment

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The certificate in Computed Tomography (CT) Imaging formally prepares the Imaging Technologist to work in a CT Imaging lab. The didactic courses are designed to prepare the student to sit for the Advanced Certification exam administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. The clinical practicum provides the student with the opportunity to develop required competencies. Enrollment in the clinical practicum is not guaranteed and dependent upon grades, site availability, and approval. A selective-application process for the clinical practicum is utilized to align eligible students with the appropriate clinical site.

Eligibility Requirements

  • National certification in radiologic technology, radiation therapy technology, or nuclear medicine technology
  • BIOL 241  and BIOL 242  or equivalent college-level courses with a grade point average of 2.0 or better.

Learning Outcomes

Certificate recipients should possess the skills & abilities described below:

  • Demonstrate competency in performing a variety of CT procedures
  • Identify pertinent anatomy on images in all of the various planes
  • Relate pertinent pathology to appropriate scan protocols
  • Evaluate CT images as related to the exam requested and the pertinent clinical information
  • Manipulate CT instrumentation to produce the desired image results.
  • Adjust CT image protocols as necessary
  • Demonstrate communication skills that create a positive clinical environment for the patient
  • Demonstrate proper application of safety standards in the clinical environment

Gainful Employment Disclosure

For details about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit https://www2.bellevuecollege.edu/legal/gedisclosure/ct-imaging.pdf

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