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The following Imaging courses are offered:

IMAGE 320
Computed Tomography I     1.5 Units
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: Students will take IMAGE 320 (lecture)
and IMAGE 330 (lab) simultaneously.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Acceptance into the CT program.*This is the introductory course to the Computed Tomography Program. Content will include an overview of the entire program, hardware and system operation, some study into the history and appearance of CT images, safety, and overview of cross sectional anatomy, and an overview of the requirements for the CT Certification Exam.

IMAGE 321

Computed Tomography II     3 Units
Prerequisite: IMAGE 320 and 330 with grades
of "C" or better
Corequisite: Students will take IMAGE 321 (lecture) and IMAGE 331 (clinical internship lab) simultaneously.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Acceptance into the CT program.*This lecture course will emphasize review of actual CT cases that have been rendered identity neutral. Reading scans as well as continued training in safety and protocols for the ARRT technologist will be emphasized. Additionally, there will be an overview of the ARRT standards and requirements for the CT certification exam. This course will be taken in conjunction with IMAGE 331.

IMAGE 330

Computed Tomography Lab I     .5 Units
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: Students will take IMAGE 320 (lecture)
and IMAGE 330 (lab) simultaneously.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LAB
Acceptance into the CT program.*The ARRT Computed Tomography Technologist simulation training is a technique for practicing and learning all aspects of performing ARRT CT procedures. Students will use actual CT equipment on dummies that simulate human physiology in order to become proficient enough to enter the live CT environment. This course will be taken in conjunction with IMAGE 320.

IMAGE 331

Computed Tomography Lab II     7 Units
Prerequisite: IMAGE 320 and 330 with grades
of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 378 hours LAB
Acceptance into the CT program.*This lab course will take place in an actual CT scanning environment off campus. Students will build their portfolio of a minimum of 125 scan repetitions covering at least 25 of the 59 possible procedures. This course will be taken in conjunction with IMAGE 321.

IMAGE 340

Magnetic Resonance Imaging I    1.5 Units
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: IMAGE 350
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the Magnetic Resonance Imaging program.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC
This course will introduce the student to the key aspects of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). The fundamental components of the scanner, safety concerns, and basic concepts of the imaging process will be introduced. Students will also be provided with basic protocols of an MR scan as well as given information regarding the common types of scans. This course will be taken in conjunction with IMAGE 350, the introductory lab course in MRI.

IMAGE 341

Magnetic Resonance Imaging II    3 Units
Prerequisite: IMAGE 340 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: IMAGE 351
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the Magnetic Resonance Imaging program.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This lecture course will emphasize review of actual MRI scans that have been rendered identity neutral. Reading scans as well as continued training in safety and protocols for the ARRT technologist will be emphasized. Additionally, there will be an overview of the ARRT standards and requirements for the MRI certification exam. This course will be taken in conjunction with IMAGE 351.

IMAGE 350

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Lab I    .5 Units
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: IMAGE 340
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the Magnetic Resonance Imaging program.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LAB
The ARRT Magnetic Resonance Technologist simulation training is a technique for practicing and learning all aspects of performing ARRT Magnetic Resonance Imaging procedures. Students will use actual MRI equipment on dummies that simulate human physiology in order to become proficient enough to enter the live MRI environment. This course will be taken in conjunction
with IMAGE 340.

IMAGE 351

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Lab II    7 Units
Prerequisite: IMAGE 350 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: IMAGE 341
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the Magnetic Resonance Imaging program.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 378 hours LAB
This lab course is the primary clinical experience for the MRI program. The clinical experience requirements are established by the ARRT in their Rules and Regulations. As part of the educational program, candidates must demonstrate competence in the clinical activities identified below. They must be signed off in all general patient care procedures, MRI safety requirements, quality control tests, the 18 required MRI Procedures and 10 of the 24 elective MRI Procedures. These will be detailed in the topics of this course outline as well as the student handbook for the MRI program.

IMAGE 360

Vascular-Interventional Radiography I    1.5 Units
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: Students will take IMAGE 360 (lecture) and IMAGE 370 (lab) together
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the Vascular-Interventional Radiography program
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC
This course will introduce the student to the key aspects of Vascular-Interventional Radiography (IR). The fundamental components of the scanner, safety concerns, and basic concepts of the imaging process will be introduced. Students will also be provided with basic protocols of an IR scan as well as given information regarding the common types of scans. This course will be taken in conjunction with IMAGE 370, the introductory lab course in IR.

IMAGE 361

Vascular-Interventional Radiography II    3 Units
Prerequisite: IMAGE 360 and 370 with grades
of "C" or better
Corequisite: Students will take IMAGE 361 (lecture) and IMAGE 371 (clinical lab experience) at the same time.
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the Vascular-Interventional Radiography program.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC
This lecture course will emphasize review of actual Vascular-Interventional Radiography cases that have been rendered identity neutral. Reading scans as well as continued training in safety and protocols for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) will be emphasized. Additionally, there will be an overview of the ARRT standards and requirements for the IR certification exam. This course will be taken in conjunction with IMAGE 371.

IMAGE 370

Vascular-Interventional Radiography Lab I    .5 Units
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: Students will take IMAGE 360 (lecture) and IMAGE 370 (lab) at the same time.
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the Vascular-Interventional Radiography program
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC
The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Vascular-Interventional Radiography (IR) simulation training is a technique for learning and practicing all aspects of performing ARRT Vascular-Interventional Radiography procedures. Students will use actual IR equipment on phantom dummies that simulate human physiology in order to become proficient enough to enter the live IR environment. This course will be taken in conjunction
with IMAGE 360.

IMAGE 371

Vascular-Interventional Radiography Lab II    7 Units
Prerequisite: IMAGE 370 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: Students will take IMAGE 361 (lecture) and IMAGE 371 (clinical lab experience) at the same time.
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the Vascular-Interventional Radiography program.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 378 hours LAB
This lab course is the primary clinical experience for the vascular-interventional radiography program. The clinical experience requirements are established by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in their Rules and Regulations. As part of the educational program, candidates must demonstrate competence in the clinical activities identified below. They must be signed off in all General Patient Care Procedures, IR Safety Requirements, Quality Control tests, the minimum of 10 procedures with a total of 200 repetitions across the procedures. These will be detailed in the student handbook for the IR program.

Updated 6/14/17

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