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Vascular Interventional Radiography (VIR)

We’re accepting applications!

Now more than ever health care professionals are in demand. Make a difference: Support the health of our community.

Find out how to apply to our Vascular Interventional Radiography (VIR) Program.

You can mail your application to us even though our campuses are closed:

Brenda McKeon, Intake Specialist for Health Sciences
Program of Interest: Vascular Interventional Radiography (VIR)
TCCD-TRHA
245 E. Belknap
Fort Worth, Texas 76102


Quick Facts

Details

Program Options

Advanced Technical Certificate

Information Sessions

Attending an information session is an application requirement.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Until we can schedule in-person sessions, review the presentation slides and contact us if you have any questions: Vascular Interventional Radiography (VIR) Information Session (PDF)Listen

We will post future in-person session dates as soon as our campuses are open.

Questions?

Health Care Professions Advising

Advising Resource Hub

817-515-1484
TR.HealthCareAdvising@tccd.edu

Role of the Vascular Interventional Radiographer (VIR)

Vascular Interventional Radiographers (VIR) assist physicians with minimally invasive, image-guided vascular procedures, such as:

  • Vascular line placement
  • Angioplasty
  • Stenting
  • Thrombolysis 

Using advanced technology and sophisticated fluoroscopic equipment, you will be responsible for capturing images of the blood vessels for various pathologies, diagnostic testing, and interventional procedures. 

While students, VIR technologists work under the supervision of seasoned professionals and radiologists.

VIR technologists must be able to:

  • Work effectively with patients and health professionals
  • Operate sophisticated computer equipment
  • Observe radiation protection measures
  • Provide only the best in patient care
  • Work in a high stress, fast pace environment

Learn more:

From the American Society of Radiologic Technologists:

Our Mission

To graduate well-trained, compassionate vascular interventional radiography technologists who can positively impact patient care by demonstrating clinical competency, critical thinking skills, and effective communication.

 

Contact

Trinity River Campus

Program Director

Denise Glenn, BSRS R.T.(R)(CI)(VI)(ARRT)
817-515-2413
denise.glenn@tccd.edu

Health Care Professions Advising

Advising Resource Hub

TRCF 2101A
817-515-1484
TR.HealthCareAdvising@tccd.edu

Advising by Appointment 

Fall & Spring Hours: Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday–Thursday: 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Updated May 19, 2020