Advanced Modality Imaging Courses

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Laramie County Community College announces the expansion of its Medical Imaging (RDTK) courses to include:

RDTK 2950 – Computed Tomography Registry Preparation for Technologists

A course preparing registered radiologic technologists for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists national certifying examination for Computed Tomography (CT.) Students complete a comprehensive review of radiation physics and are introduced to elements that will be included in the examination, such as CT instrumentation and image production, radiation safety and dosimetry, patient communication and contrast administration principles, and medical CT protocols for musculoskeletal, trunk, and neurological examinations.

Prerequisite: Registered in radiography (or Registry-eligible) by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). 

(Online: 3 credit hours)

RDTK 2991 – Magnetic Resonance Imaging Registry Preparation for Technologists

A course preparing registered radiologic technologists for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists national certifying examination for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI.) Students complete a comprehensive review of MRI and are introduced to elements that will be included in the examination, such as MRI instrumentation and image acquisition, MRI screening and magnetic field safety requirements, patient communication and contrast administration principles, and medical MRI protocols for neurological, trunk, and musculoskeletal examinations.

Enrollment qualifications: Students must be registered in radiography (or Registry-eligible) by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

(Online: 3 credit hours)

RDTK 2992 – Advanced Modality Clinical Education

This is a clinical experience in a medical imaging department. Under supervision in the clinical setting, the student will be able to competently perform the medical imaging procedures and competencies in the specified area of advanced modality practice as required by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). This course may be repeated if additional clinical time or experience is needed to complete all of the specified ARRT competencies for advanced certification.

Prerequisites: ARRT-certified, satisfaction of clinical clearance requirements (such as background checks, immunizations, and drug screening), and permission of the instructor.

(Variable credit: 1-5 hours)