Radiologic Technology

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The Radiologic Technology Program is a selective admission, two-year Associate of Applied Science degree program.

Clinical Rotations

The program requires participation in clinical rotations.

As of January 1, 2013, students participating in clinical rotations must satisfy the prescreening requirements defined in the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation Community Standards for Drug Screening, Background Checks and Immunizations (PDF will open in a new window).

Classes

All courses are offered only during the daytime hours.

Grades

Successful completion of this program requires a grade of C or better in all science, general education and specialized (RADR, HPRS) courses.

A student admitted to the program with a grade of less than C in a general education course in the curriculum must repeat the course and earn a grade of C or better in order to complete this program.

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Role of the Radiologic Technologist, RT(R)

The RT(R) plays an important role on the medical team as a diagnostic imager to the radiologist.

RT(R)'s duties include:

  • Operating fixed and mobile X-ray equipment in a variety of settings
  • Positioning/communicating with patients
  • Processing films/images

Learn more details about RT(R) skills and activities: Radiography Practice Standards (PDF will open in a new window)

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide Radiologic Technologists who demonstrate competency, professionalism and quality patient care skills.

Our Goals and Student Learning Outcomes

Successful completion of our two-year program should allow the graduate to accomplish the following:

  • Goal 1: The student will demonstrate clinical competence.
    • Accomplish selected radiologic exams.
    • Complete the ARRT Clinical Competency Checklist.
  • Goal 2: The student will demonstrate professionalism.
    • Initiate professional behavior through membership.
    • Display professionalism within the clinical setting.
  • Goal 3: The student will demonstrate critical thinking skills.
    • Employ critical thinking skills in the radiologic laboratory.
    • Employ critical thinking skills in an RADR Clinical Practicum course.
  • Goal 4: The student will demonstrate communication skills.
    • Display effective communication in clinic.
    • Exhibit communication skill in the academic environment.

Program Data

The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) collects completion rates, credentialing examination pass rates and job placement rates for accredited programs across the country.

JRCERT Program Effectiveness Data for TCC (PDF will open in a new window)

 

Contact

Healthcare Professions Division
allied.health@tccd.edu

 

 

Updated August 21, 2014

 

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