The Radiologic Technologist performs radiographic procedures , producing images for the interpretation by, or at the Request of a licensed independent practitioner. Radiographers demonstrate an understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology and medical terminology. Radiographers must maintain a high degree of accuracy in radiographic positioning and exposure technique. They maintain knowledge of radiation protection and safety. Radiographers prepare, administer and document activities related to contrast media and medications in accordance with state and federal regulations and institutional policy. Radiographers remain sensitive to the physical , cultural and emotional needs of the patient through excellent communication, patient assessment, patient monitoring and patient care skills.
Post High School Diploma Program
CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
•RT ( R) (ARRT) or ARRT eligible technologists hired upon graduation must be certified and registered within 12 months of the graduation date remain employed. The first attempt to certification and registered must take place within 3 months of their graduation date. BLS Certification