Imaging

Certificates of Achievement

Computed Tomography Certificate

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.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2019

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title 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: 12

Enrollment Eligibility

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.

Enrollment Process

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. (530)-642-5639

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.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Certificate

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.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2019

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title 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: 12

Enrollment Eligibility

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.

Enrollment Process

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. (530)-642-5639

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.

Vascular-Interventional Radiography Certificate

For certified Radiologic Technologists, there are a number of advanced forms of imaging that may be pursued. This program is designed for Vascular-Interventional Radiography, or "IR." Successful completion of the program should indicate successful preparation for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist's (ARRT) IR 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.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2019

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
IMAGE 360 Vascular-Interventional Radiography I 1.5
IMAGE 361 Vascular-Interventional Radiography II 3
IMAGE 370 Vascular-Interventional Radiography Lab I 0.5
IMAGE 371 Vascular-Interventional Radiography Lab II 7
Total Units: 12

Enrollment Eligibility

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 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.

Enrollment Process

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 Vascular-Interventional Radiography program. (530)-642-5639

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • provide a complete portfolio of technically proficient IR repetitions to satisfy the ARRT clinical experience requirements.
  • demonstrate competence in the minimum of 10 procedures as described in the student handbook following the ARRT standards.
  • exhibit professional and committed delivery of excellent health care.
  • pass the ARRT exam in Vascular-Interventional Radiography.