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Computed Tomography (CT)

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Program Option

Advanced Technical Certificate

Prerequisite

You must currently hold an active license in 1 or more:

  • Registered Radiographer
  • Radiation Therapist
  • Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Spring 2019 Information Sessions

Attending an information session is an application requirement.

You do not have to reserve a place, but seating is limited to the first 100 people.

Dates

  • Tuesday, March 5
  • Wednesday, April 3

Time & Place

  • Time: 5 p.m.
  • Place: Trinity River Campus East (map)
  • Room: TRHA 1050 (first floor)

Questions?

Cal Quigley
817-515-2472
cal.quigley@tccd.edu

Cassie Ardry
817-515-1181
cassie.ardry@tccd.edu

Role of the Computed Tomography (CT) Technologist

Computed Tomography (CT) is a pathway within radiology. CT equipment uses specialized ionizing radiation to create pictures of cross sections of the human anatomy.

CT technologists specialize in creating cross-sectional images that show soft tissue, bony anatomy, foreign bodies and pathologies, which help doctors diagnose and plan treatment of patients.

While students, CT technologists work under the supervision of seasoned professionals or radiologists.

CT 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

For details: The Practice Standards for Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy: Computed Tomography Practice StandardsListen (PDF will open in a new window)
(from the American Society of Radiologic Technologists)

Our Mission

To graduate well-trained, compassionate technologists who can positively contribute to the care of others by providing outstanding patient care while demonstrating an ability to think critically and effectively communicate on the behalf of the patient.

 

Contact

Trinity River Campus

Program Director

Jalie Reedy-Bailey
817-515-2455
jalie.reedy@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 February 21, 2019