Radiography Program

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Computed Tomography Certificate Program

The Computed Tomography Faculty welcomes you as a new or returning student. Our goal is to provide you with a high quality computed tomography education that prepares each of you as a compassionate and competent CT technologist in today's high-tech health-care workplaces. We want to work together with you to achieve this goal. We wish you every success in your computed tomography education at Rowan College at Burlington County.

Sincerely, 

Pamela Joseph
Director of Radiologic Sciences
(609) 894-9311, ext. 1407
pjoseph@rcbc.edu

 

Mission and Goals

Mission:
The mission is to provide educational experiences so that a student may develop academically, clinically and professionally into a competent, computed tomography technologist.

Student Learning Outcomes:
Goal 1: Students will have knowledge and skills required to be clinically competent in all computed tomography tasks necessary for an entry-level CT technologist.
Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will apply positioning skills.
  • Students will select technical factors.
  • Students will utilize safe radiation protection practices.
  • Students will attain the technical knowledge appropriate for an entry-level CT technologist on the ARRT examination.

Goal 2: Students will demonstrate communication skills.
Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will demonstrate written communication skills.
  • Students will demonstrate oral communication skills.

Goal 3: Students will develop critical thinking skills.
Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will adapt standard procedures for non-routine patients.
  • Students will critique images for diagnostic quality.

Goal 4: Students will model professionalism.
Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will demonstrate a good work ethic.
  • Students will participate in personal and professional growth opportunities.

Program Goals:

  1. To provide a compressive computed tomography curriculum that prepares students to be academically competent to be employed and for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Computed Tomography examination.
  2. To graduate computed tomography students who demonstrate competencies as defined by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
  3. To graduate computed tomography students who work as team members, showing initiative and responsibility while integrating legal and ethical principles into job responsibilities.
  4. To graduate computed tomography students who demonstrate expertise in the application of CT principles, instrumentation, and select appropriate protocols based on
    patient diagnosis.
  5. To graduate computed tomography students who are capable of thinking critically and solving problems within their scope of practice.  
  6. To provide an educational opportunity, to allow Burlington County residents and employers to meet their educational and employment goals.