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Radiologic Technology
Diploma

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Program Description

The Radiologic Technology program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for positions in Radiologic departments and related businesses and industries.  Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement.  The program emphasizes a combination of didactic and clinical instruction necessary for successful employment.  Program graduates receive a Radiologic Technology diploma, have the qualifications of a radiographer, and are eligible to sit for a national certification examination for radiographers.
 
Program Length
A minimum of 121 credit hours is required for graduation.
A full time student can expect to complete requirements in 8 quarters.

Salary Range
$29,000-$38,000 annually

Career Opportunities
The nation is currently facing critical workforce shortages in all areas of hospital operations, clinical (nurses, radiologic technologists and pharmacists).

Career Traits/Requirements
Strong emphasis in sciences and math, ability to interact with patients and other allied health professionals, ability to operate and manipulate computerized equipment and machinery, ability to stand on feet for long periods of time, ability to lift 30 pounds, problem solving and critical thinking skills, emotional stability, ability to work in stressful environment and under direct supervision, caring, and compassionate.

Additional Requirements
Criminal Background Check, drug screen, Physical Exam, Eye Exam, TB Skin Test, Hepatitis B Vaccination, Immunization Record, Selection Interview, copy of driver's license and social security card.

Entrance Date
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Program Courses

General Education

13

ENG 1010

Fundamentals of English I

5

MAT 1013

Algebraic Concepts

5

EMP 1000

Interpersonal Relations & Professional Development

3

Occupational Education

105

AHS 1011

Anatomy and Physiology

5

AHS 104

Introduction to Health Care

3

SCT 100

Introduction to Microcomputers

3

RAD 101

Introduction to Radiography

5

RAD 103

Body, Trunk, Upper Extremity Procedures

3

RAD 106

Lower Extremities & Spine Procedures

3

RAD 107

Principles of Radiographic Exposure I

4

RAD 109

Contrast Procedures

3

RAD 113

Cranium Procedures

2

RAD 116

Principles of Radiographic Procedures II

3

RAD 117

Radiographic Imaging Equipment

4

RAD 119

Radiographic Pathology and Medical Terminology

3

RAD 120

Principles of Radiation, Biology, and Protection

5

RAD 123

Radiologic Science

5

RAD 126

Radiologic Technology Review

4

RAD 132

Intro Clinical Radiography I

5

RAD 133

Intro Clinical Radiography II

7

RAD 134

Clinical Radiography III

7

RAD 135

Clinical Radiography IV

7

RAD 136

Clinical Radiography V

7

RAD 137

Clinical Radiography VI

10

RAD 138

Clinical Radiography VII

10

Total Required Credits for Graduation

121

 

OTC MISSION

Okefenokee Technical College, a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia, is an institution of higher education that provides high quality technical education, training, and student support services to serve the workforce needs of its six-county service area in Southeast Georgia. This mission is accomplished through

Credit courses leading to Associate of Applied Science degree, diploma, and technical certificate of credit programs that prepare students for initial employment or career advancement,

Accessible adult education programs that prepare students for continued education and training,

Customized training that is responsive to the workforce needs of business and industry,

Continuing education and personal enrichment classes that provide the opportunity for life-long learning.

OTC VISION

The vision of Okefenokee Technical College is that Okefenokee Technical College will be recognized as the leader in and provider of choice for technical education, adult education, business and industry training, continuing education, and economic development in the region.

Accreditation

The Radiologic Technology program at Okefenokee Technical College is accredited by: JRCERT, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182, Phone: (312) 704-5300, Fax: (312) 704-5304.


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