Computed Tomography Advanced Imaging ATC Curriculum

Certificate > Computed Tomography Advanced Imaging ATC

This curriculum is from the current college catalog and is meant to provide prospective students an example of courses taken in this degree/certificate.  It is not intended to be used for graduation requirements.  Students should consult an advisor for graduation information.

ATC.TOM (14 Credit Hours)

Didactic education consists of classroom, lab, and online components. All didactic courses will be held in the evenings. During the first semester classes are held twice monthly, followed by once monthly in the second semester.

YEAR I – First Semester

RTE 1597C Principles of Computed Tomography I - 4 cr.
RTE 1805 CT Clinical Education I - 3 cr.

YEAR I – Second Semester

RTE 2596 Principles of Computed Tomography II - 4 cr.
RTE 2815 CT Clinical Education II - 3 cr.

Course Descriptions

RTE 1597C Principles of Computed Tomography I
Introduction to the methodology of computed tomography. Topics include but are not limited to computed tomography physics and instrumentation, quality control, patient care, contrast agents, radiation safety and dosimetry, cross-sectional anatomy and pathology, and CT procedures.

RTE 1805 CT Clinical Education I
Hands-on experience in the clinical setting performing computed tomography procedures under the direct supervision of a CT technologist. Requires completion a minimum of 50 competencies to be applied towards American Registry of Radiologic Technologists computed tomography eligibility requirements.

RTE 2596 Principles of Computed Tomography II
Advanced methodology of computed tomography. Topics include but are not limited to computed tomography instrumentation, quality control and assurance, advanced patient care specific to CT, applied radiation safety and dosimetry, cross-sectional anatomy and pathology, CT procedures, data acquisition, image processing and reconstruction, image quality, and medical informatics.

RTE 2815 CT Clinical Education II
Hands-on experience in the clinical setting performing computed tomography procedures under the direct supervision of a CT technologist. Requires completion of remaining competencies totaling 125 in accordance with American Registry of Radiologic Technologists computed tomography eligibility requirements.

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