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Mission Statement:  In alignment with RVCC's Mission Statement, the RVCC Associate in Science -Radiography Technology Program is to educate students to become competent radiographers who provide quality imaging services to healthcare facilities. 

Radiography Curriculum
ID Title Class Lab Credits
Fall Semester (year 1)
SCI201R Anatomy and Physiology I 3 3 4
ENGL102R College Composition  3 0 3
RADT101R Intro to Radiology and Medical Terminology 2 0 2
RADT110R PT Care and Ethics in Radiology 2 0 2
RADT115R Radiography Position and Procedures I 2 2 3
Spring Semester (year 1)
RADT120R Radiation Physics and Imaging Equipment 3 0 3
RADT121R Clinical I 0 0 5
RADT215R Radiographic Position and Procedures II 2 2 3
SCI202R Anatomy/Physiology II 3 3 4
HUMAxxxR Humanities Elective 3 0 3
Summer Semester (year 1)
RADT122R Radiology Clinical II 0 0 3
RADT123R Radiology Clinical III 0 0 2
RADT132R Radiographic Image Production 2 2 3
RADT114R Radiology Pathology and Film Critique 1 0 1
RADT113R Pharmacology and Venipuncture in Radiography 2 0 2
CSCIxxxR Computer Science Elective 2 2 3
Fall Semester (year 2)
RADT218R Radiography Positions and Procedures III 2 2 3
RADT224R Clinical IV 0 0 8
RADT228R Radiation Biology and Protection 2 2 3
RADT218R Radiography Positions and Procedures III 2 2 3
SOCOxxxR Social Science Elective 3 0 3
ENGLxxxR English Elective 3 0 3
Spring Semester (year 2)
ENGL122R Professional Communications 3 0 3
MATHxxxR Mathematics Elective 4 0 4
RADT225R Clinical V 0 0 8
RADT230R Registry Review 1 0 1
RADT240R Intro to Computed Tomography 2 0 2

Program Learning Outcomes:

  1. The graduate will perform as a competent radiographer.
  2. The graduate will demonstrate problem solving and critical skills.
  3. The graduate will communicate effectively with faculty, patients and the healthcare team.
  4. The graduate will exhibit professional development consistent with the qualifications of the entry-level technologist.
  5. The graduate will be prepared to write the Registry exam. 

Program Description: 
The Radiography program prepares students to become employed as entry-level radiographers.  Radiographers are essential members of the health care team.  Their knowledge of radiation protection, biology, physics and technical positioning allow them to deliver safe and high quality patient care through the use of imaging modalities. The curriculum is structured so that students can apply knowledge and skill learned in the classroom and virtual laboratory to patient care in clinical settings. 

This program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).  Additional information can be found at www.jcert.org.  The College is accredited through the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (CIHE) of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).
Contact Information for JRCERT:
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182

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Contact: Michelle Luciano,  Program Director
Dawn Mead, Clinical Coordinator/Assistant Professor
River Valley Community College
One College Place
Claremont, NH 03743
1-800-837-0658 • 603-542-7744



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