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Presbyterian Radiologic Technology Program

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We will accept applications from Oct. 1, 2014 through Jan. 15, 2015 for the class beginning July 2015.

The Presbyterian Medical Center Radiologic Technology Program combines classroom instruction and clinical experience to prepare you to enter a career that requires continual growth and professional integrity. The program will provide you with communication and critical thinking skills as well as the technical and patient care skills you’ll need.

If you have questions or would like more information about the Presbyterian Medical Center Radiologic Technology Program, call:

704-384-5104


The curriculum

The curriculum follows the approved standard developed by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT). The full-time program begins each year in July and consists of 22 months divided into four semesters. A typical week consists of two days of class and three days of clinical education. Classes are held at Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center. Students study anatomy, patient positioning, equipment operation, computer applications, radiation protection, patient care, interpersonal communication and professional responsibilities. Please see the Academic & Clinical Education Calendar and Course Descriptions for complete descriptions and sequencing.

Hands-on experience

Through a combination of hands-on learning experiences with inpatients and outpatients in clinical education, students attain an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the principles and practices of radiologic technology. Students benefit from using state-of-the-art digital imaging equipment and working side-by-side with radiologists and experienced radiologic technologists. Clinical education assignments are scheduled at hospitals, imaging centers and orthopedic outpatient offices.

Full-time attendance is required. All classes and clinical education assignments are scheduled Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Graduation and certification

Upon successful completion of graduation requirements, the graduate will receive a certificate from Presbyterian Medical Center. The graduate is eligible to apply to take the examination given by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). To those who pass the examination, a certificate is issued, which confers upon that individual the right to use the title “Registered Radiologic Technologist” and its abbreviation RT(R)(ARRT).

Program accreditation

The Presbyterian Medical Center Radiologic Technology Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

20 N. Wacker Drive
Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
Phone: 312-704-5300
Email: mail@jcert.org

Additional information

American Society of Radiologic Technologists
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology