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Degrees & Certificates

The following Imaging degrees and certificates are offered:

CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT
Computed Tomography (CT)

Required Program Units
IMAGE 320    Computed Tomography I (1.5)
IMAGE 321    Computed Tomography II (3)
IMAGE 330    Computed Tomography Lab I (0.5)
IMAGE 331    Computed Tomography Lab II (7)
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 12

For certified Radiologic Technologists, there are a number of advanced forms of imaging that may be pursued. This program is designed for Computed Tomography, commonly called "CT." Successful completion of the program should indicate successful preparation for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist's CT certification. Students must apply and be accepted into the program. Liability insurance must be purchased by the student as well as the HIPAA training during the program orientation.

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Complete the application process for enrollment in the CT program.
  • Fulfill all requirements set forth by the Advanced Imaging Modalities Student Guidelines including but not limited to background clearance, physical examination, immunization clearance and drug screening.
  • Evidence of current certification as a radiologic technologist in the state of California.
  • Students must purchase liability insurance and HIPAA training.

Eligible students are selected for the program according to the following steps:
Please contact the chair of Allied Health at Folsom Lake College for information regarding the application process to the Computed Tomography program. (916) 608-6927

Program Student Learning Outcomes

  • Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:
  • provide a complete portfolio of technically proficient CT repetitions to satisfy the ARRT clinical experience requirements.
  • exhibit professional and committed delivery of excellent health care.
  • use a CT scanner properly while demonstrating proper safety procedures before, during, and after a scan.
  • successfully take the ARRT exam in Computed Tomography.


CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Required Program Units
IMAGE 340    Magnetic Resonance Imaging I (1.5)
IMAGE 341    Magnetic Resonance Imaging II (3)
IMAGE 350    Magnetic Resonance Imaging Lab I (0.5)
IMAGE 351    Magnetic Resonance Imaging Lab II (7)
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 12

For certified Radiologic Technologists, there are a number of advanced forms of imaging that may be pursued. This certificate is designed for Magnetic Resonance Imaging, commonly called "MRI." This program will prepare the student for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist's MRI certification. Students must apply and be accepted into the program. Liability insurance must be purchased by the student as well as the HIPAA training during the program orientation.

To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Complete the application process for enrollment in the MRI program.
  • Fulfill all requirements outlined in the Advanced Imaging Modalities Student Guidelines including but not limited to background clearance, physical examination, immunization clearance and drug screening.
  • Evidence of current certification as a radiologic technologist in the state of California.
  • Students must purchase liability insurance and HIPAA training.

Eligible students are selected for the program according to the following steps:
Please contact the chair of Allied Health at Folsom Lake College for information regarding the application process to the Computed Tomography program. (916) 608-6927

Program Student Learning Outcomes

  • Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:
  • provide a complete portfolio of technically proficient MRI repetitions to satisfy the ARRT clinical experience requirements.
  • demonstrate competence in the seven mandatory general patient care activities, eight MRI safety requirements, and seven quality control tests.
  • exhibit professional and committed delivery of excellent health care.
  • pass the ARRT exam in Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
  • successfully take the ARRT exam in Computed Tomography.

Updated 6/14/17

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