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CT Technologist Program Curriculum

The CT Program curriculum is accomplished with a combination of didactic and clinical learning experiences. Students are encouraged to complete 24 clinical and four didactic hours each week. At the completion of the program, the student will have completed a minimum of 450 clinical and 80 didactic hours and proven competent in all clinical experience requirements as defined by the ARRT. Students are allowed the flexibility to determine their clinical schedule but should be available to complete a minimum of 24 hours per week.

The CT curriculum was developed utilizing the American Society of Radiologic Technologist (ASRT) and the Association of Educators in the Radiological Sciences, Inc. The following constitutes a basic outline for the curriculum. All courses and clinical education are measured in clock hours.

Course Descriptions

Introduction to Computed Tomography

This unit will provide the student with an overview of computed tomography. Program policies, student responsibilities and an introduction to the basics of computed tomography image formation, equipment and terminology will be covered.

Patient Care for Computed Tomography

A series of lectures and discussions will provide knowledge about care giving skills specific to patients undergoing CT exams.

Physical Principles of Computed Tomography

The physical principles section offers information about data acquisition and processing.

Imaging Procedures

A large portion of the curriculum is dedicated to presenting information about scanning techniques related to the central nervous system, musculoskeletal regions, and neck, thorax and mediastinum, abdomen and pelvis.

Competency-Based Clinical Education

Competency Based Clinical Education

Clinical education provides students a competency based educational system that is necessary to become proficient in the entry-level skills required of a CT technologist. The student is required to complete a total of 450 clinical hours and the clinical experience requirements as outlined by the ARRT.

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