This is a 22 months program spanning five semesters of continuous education and training, including one 8 week summer session. Students follow the regular college semester and vacation schedule. The program is measured at 72 semester credits, including 1,170 hours of clinical education while rotating through 3 south central Idaho hospital / clinic imaging departments.The professional radiologic technology portion of the curriculum includes: BIOL 105 or BIOL 227/228, RADT 101, 102, 151, 151L, 152, 153, 162, 162L,163, 164, 165, 180, 181, 182. The program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology and follws the curricular guidelines of the American Society of Radiologic Technologist Radiography Curriculum and in conjunction with the "need to know" American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Radiography Examination Content Specifications, and the ARRT Didactic and Clinical Competency Requirements .
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NOTE: All students are required to be currently credentialed as a Certificated Nursing Assistant (CNA) "or" Emergency Medical Technician -- prior to enrollment into RADT Clinical Education I. Certification or licensure in a health-related field such as MEDICAL ASSISTANT, LPN, RN, SURG TECH, DENTAL ASSISTANT, DENTAL HYGEINE, etc. may substitute for this CNA or EMT requirement.
NOTE: Students planning on transferring and obtain their baccalaureate degree in imaging sciences from Lewis and Clark State College or Boise State University are encouraged to take the Biol 227 / 228 Anatomy and Physiology course sequence for 8 semester credits and MATH 143 College Algebra for 3 credits. BIOL 227 / 228 are classified as "General Education Core Courses." So by taking BIOL 227, the student also meets the 4 credit Gen Ed degree requirement.