Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2017-2018

Palm Beach State College
printComputed Tomography ATC


Computed Tomography  (4321)


Type of Award
ATC - Advanced Technical Certificate


Program Website
www.palmbeachstate.edu/programs/MRI


Program Description
This advanced technical certificate program is a three-course, one-semester program that begins spring term of each year ( January ā€“ May).
This program is designed to meet the needs of the radiologic technology professional for formalized, specialized training. Available classes include Cross Sectional Anatomy, Computed Tomography, Computed Tomography Clinical Education, Pharmacology for Medical Imaging and Advanced Pathophysiology for Medical Imaging.


Program Learning Outcomes
For detailed information, visit www.palmbeachstate.edu/learningoutcomes/Program-Learning-Outcomes.


Admission Requirements

 


Completion Requirements
Student must complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program with a grade of C or higher.


Program Length
Nine credit hours, or approximately one semester.


Location
The program is offered at the Palm Beach Gardens campus.


For More Information
Vicki Shaver, shaverv@PalmBeachState.edu, (561) 207-5067


To see when the course is offered, click the course number. To see a course description, click the course title.
Required Courses Credits: 9
RTE2571 Computed Tomography 1 3
RTE2571L Computed Tomography Clinical Education 3
RTE2762 Cross Sectional Anatomy 3
Total Program Credits: 9

For individualized course sequence


Employment Opportunities
This ATC curriculum is offered to Radiologic Technologists (RTs) credentialed by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). This coursework is offered for the RT who desires to become proficient in the advanced modality of Computed Tomography (CT) and in preparation for the advanced modality registration examination offered by the ARRT in CT.


Gainful Employment
Program length excludes this program from gainful employment reporting requirements.


Career Path Notes
College credit will be awarded; technologists with an A.S. degree will also be eligible to receive a certificate upon successful completion of the nine credit hour ATC program. ARRT technologists without an A.S. degree may earn their degree through the completion of required coursework at the college. Continuing education credit (CEUs) will also be granted for courses completed with a grade of ā€œCā€ or better.


Career Center
www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/