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Computed Tomography (CT) Imaging - Career Studies Certificate

MRI RoomThe CT program is designed to prepare selected registry eligible students and registered technologists to qualify as contributing members of the allied health interdisciplinary team which has need for highly skilled CT technologists. Upon completion of the Virginia Western curriculum and successful completion and documentation of all required clinical competencies as set forth by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT); technologists will be eligible to apply to take the National Registry examination leading to advanced certification as a Registered Radiographer in CT by the ARRT.

Requirements

Applicants for Computed Tomography must have completed an approved program in radiography, radiation oncology or nuclear medicine technology. The student must be registered or registry eligible by the appropriate certification agency. All students must have a current CPR Healthcare Provider certification and must maintain that certification throughout the program. Applicants must have maintained a "C" average in past program courses in the discipline of certification.

Occupational Objectives

The technologist is eligible to apply to take the national registry examination leading to advanced certification in CT by the ARRT.  Program courses satisfy The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists' Structured Education Requirements for post-primary certification and registration. https://www.arrt.org/Education/Structured-Education-Requirements

Content Specifications for the ARRT Computed Tomography Examination (PDF)

American Society of Radiologic Technologists

Program Details

Program details such as admission requirements, required courses, and suggested course sequence can be found in the college catalog.

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Contact

Phone: 540-857-6197
Email:

Mailing address:
3091 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015

Program Head

Susan A. Nolley, M.S., R.T.(R)
Assistant Professor, Radiography

College Catalog

School of Health Professions

Carole S. Graham, Dean
Administration & business contacts
Location: Fralin Center HP214C
Phone: 540-857-6717