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Radiologic Technology

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Career Opportunities

The Radiographer has career opportunities in a variety of areas. Radiographers may be employed in hospitals, private physician offices, clinics, public or health facilities. In addition, they may choose to work for the government, laboratories, application specialists or in radiographic equipment sales.

 

Educational Opportunities

With further training and certification, radiographers can become radiation therapists, nuclear medicine technologists and diagnostic sonographers. With additional training, radiographers can work in Bone Densitometry, Cardiac-Interventional Radiography, Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Mammography, Quality Management, Registered Radiologist Assistant, and Vascular-Interventional Radiography.  Please contact the Allied Health Admission Office at 504-671-6201 for further information.

POST PRIMARY COURSE INFORMATION

The Delgado Community College Radiologic Technology Program will offer the following didactic courses to assist individuals preparing for ARRT post-primary certification in computed tomography, mri and mammography for post-primary pathway to certification. Candidates must hold registration in a supporting category and document ARRT-specified clinical experience further ARRT certification details may be found on the ARRT Website:  www.arrt.org.

RADT 265

MAMMOGRAPHY FOR RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGISTS 1-3 CREDITS  Spring Semester

This course will present principles of mammography, including anatomy, physiology, pathology, position of the breast and quality assurance

Prerequisite:  current enrollment in 2nd year of Radiologic Technology Program or certification in radiography (ARRT)

RADT 270

COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY FOR RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGISTS 1-3 CREDITS Spring Semester

This course will present principles of computed tomography including cross-sectional anatomy, pathology and special needs of the patient

Prerequisite: current enrollment in 2nd year of Radiologic Technology Program or certification in one of the following categories - Radiography (ARRT), nuclear medicine technology (AART or NMTCB) and Radiation Therapy (ARRT)

RADT 280

MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING FOR RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGISTS 1-3 CREDITS Fall Semester

This course will present the process of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), including pulse sequences, MRI safety, mri equipment, scan paramenters, anatomy, pathology and special needs of patient.  Enhances professional skills of Radiologic Technologists in field of MRI

Prerequisite current enrollment in 2nd year of Radiologic Technology Program or certification in one of the following categories, Radiography (ARRT), nuclear medicine (AART or NMTCB), radiation therapy (ARRT) or sonography (ARRT or ARDM).