Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2017-2018

Palm Beach State College
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Magnetic Resonance Imaging  (4322)


Type of Award
ATC - Advanced Technical Certificate


Program Website
www.palmbeachstate.edu/programs/MRI


Program Description
This advanced technical certificate program is a five-course, two-semester program which begins in the fall of each year and ends at the completion of the spring term (August to May).

An Advanced Technical Certificate (ATC) in Magnetic Resonance Imaging is awarded to the student who holds a two-year degree from an accredited college or university and completes a minimum of 12 credit hours from the courses listed below. The program is designed to meet the needs of the radiologic technology professional for formalized, specialized training.


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
12 credit or approximately 10 months.


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
RTE2575 Introduction to Magnetic Resonance Imaging 3
RTE2576 Magnetic Resonance Imaging 2 3
RTE2762 Cross Sectional Anatomy 3
Electives - Choose one Credits: 3
RTE2130 Pharmacology for Medical Imaging 3
RTE2577L Magnetic Resonance Imaging Clinical Education 1 3
RTE2576L Magnetic Resonance Imaging Clinical Education 2 3
Total Program Credits: 12

For individualized course sequence


Employment Opportunities
This program is offered to Radiologic Technologists (RTs) licensed 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 Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and in preparation for the Advanced Registry offered by the ARRT in MRI.


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 12-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 “C” 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/