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Mission Statement: The mission of the Radiologic Technology Program at RVCC is to educate students to become competent radiographers who provide quality imaging services to healthcare facilities.
Radiologic Technology Curriculum
Upon successful completion of the program students will receive an Associate in Science degree in Radiologic Technology from the College.
|Fall Semester (year 1)|
|SCI201R||Anatomy and Physiology I||3||3||4|
|MATH110R||Functions & Modeling I||4||0||4|
|RADT101R||Introduction to Radiology & Clinical Simulated Lab Practicum (Matriculation)||1||2||2|
|RADT110R||Patient Care & Medical Terminology (RADT101R, RADT115R)||1||2||2|
|RADT115R||Radiographic Positioning & Procedures I (SCI201R, RADT110, RADT132R)||2||2||3|
|RADT132R||Principles of Radiographic Exposure, Image Acquisition & Processing (MATH110R, RADT101R)||3||0||3|
|Spring Semester (year 1)|
|SCI202R||Anatomy and Physiology II (SCI201R)||3||3||4|
|RADT120R||Radiation Physics & Imaging Equipment (MATH110R, RADT101R, RADT132R)||2||0||2|
|RADT121R||Radiography Clinical Practicum I (RADT101, RADT110R, RRADT115R, RADT132R)||0||0||4 (180)|
|RADT215R||Radiographic Positioning/Procedures II and Contrast Media (RADT115R, RADT110R, RADT121R)||2||2||3|
|Summer Semester (year 1)|
|RADT122R||Radiography Clinical Practicum II (RADT121R, RADT215R)||0||0||4 (180)|
|RADT218R||Radiographic Positioning & Procedures III (RADT115R, RADT215R)||1||2||2|
|Fall Semester (year 2)|
|XXXXxxxR||Social Science Elective||3||0||3|
|RADT223R||Radiography Clinical Practicum III (RADT115R, RADT121R, RADT122R, RADT215R, RADT218R)||0||0||5 (225)|
|RADT228R||Radiation Biology & Protection (RADT101R, RADT120R, RADT132R)||2||0||2|
|RADT229R||Cross Sectional Anatomy (SCI201R, SCI202R, Matriculation)||1||2||2|
|Spring Semester (year 2)|
|XXXXxxxR||Humanities/Fine Arts/World Language Elective||3||0||3|
|RADT214R||Radiologic Pathology & Imaging Critique (SCI201R, SCI202R, RADT115R, RADT215R, RADT218R)||2||0||2|
|RADT224R||Radiography Clinical Practicum IV (RADT223R)||0||0||5 (225)|
|RADT235R||Quality Assurance, Ethical and Legal Issues (RADT110R, RADT120R, RADT132R)||2||0||2|
|RADT240R||Introduction to Imaging Modalities (RADT224R)||2||0||2|
The Radiologic Technology Program of the River Valley Community College has been developed with the purpose of providing competent Radiographers for the Imaging field. A Radiographer is an important member of the Allied Health Care team. They are responsible for producing high quality medical images for diagnostic purposes. Radiographic procedures are performed on patients of all ages. We also offer students experiences in the most recent imaging advancements and technology for the acquisition and processing of images in the medical field including the use of portable equipment in operating room, emergency room and intensive care units.
|PROGRAM GOALS||EDUCATIONAL OUTCOMES - Graduates will:|
|To prepare students/graduates to demonstrate professional values and ethical behaviors in the work place||
|To prepare students/graduates to demonstrate competencies in the essential skills of medical imaging||
|To prepare students/graduates to communicate effectively and professionally in the medical environment||
|To prepare students/graduates to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills||
|To prepare graduates to successfully meet entry level expectations of employers||
This program holds Probationary Accreditation with 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
Phone: (312) 704-5300
Fax: (312) 704-5304
- Submit a completed admission application, fee, and two (2) letters of recommendation before published deadline.
- Be eighteen (18) years of age or older by the starting school year.
- Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5.
- Have taken high school Biology with lab and/or Physics within the last 10 years with a “C” or better.
- Submit transcripts (High school or GED scores / College transcripts)
- Be aware that criminal background checks and fingerprinting may be required for clinical placement and may be completed in the first year of matriculation and the costs of these are responsibility of the student.
- Participate in one 8-hour observation/shadow experience in a Radiology department.
For additional RADT requirements please see the program package.
- The program Clinical Coordinator is responsible for placing all students in a clinical practicum and for arranging all contractual agreement between clinical placements.
- Students should expect to commute a long distance for clinical placement. This commute is expected due to the rural nature of our college location and site availability.
- Liability insurance is available through RVCC at a minimal cost to the students and is required to engage in clinical placements.
- Students will be required to purchase uniforms according to RVCC Radiologic Technology Clinical dress code.
- Students must demonstrate competence in all 37 mandatory and 15 elective procedures required by the ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technology) prior to graduation.
FIND OUT NOW HOW YOU CAN BECOME A RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST!
Contact: Michelle Luciano-Torres, Program Director
River Valley Community College
One College Place
Claremont, NH 03743
1-800-837-0658 • 603-542-7744