rasmussen.edu | 888-5-RASMUSSEN SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES Radiologic Technology | ASSOCIATE’S DEGREE Knowledge Credit Self-Directed Assessment Available Associate of Science Degree in Florida, Associate of Applied Science Degree in Minnesota CAREER OPPORTUNITIES • Radiologic Technologist OBJECTIVE Graduates of this program know basic concepts of anatomy and physiology, medical imaging, radiation production, and radiation safety. Graduates of the program will implement proper patient care techniques, operate radiographic equipment, position body parts, and follow radiation safety standards. Graduates can provide quality diagnostic medical imaging at a variety of clinical settings through the use of standard X-ray, mobile X-ray, and fluoroscopic technologies. They value critical thinking, communication, diverse perspectives, technology and information literacy, and patient safety and care. ACCEPTANCE REQUIREMENTS Applicants must complete the following steps in order to be deemed eligible for admission: 1. Applicants must achieve a score on the School of Health Sciences Entrance Exam that is acceptable for admission under the School of Nursing and School of Health Sciences Entrance Exam policy. 2. Applicants successful in completing the School of Health Sciences Entrance Exam must complete the following prior to being deemed eligible for consideration for admission: • Application • Background screening • Any additional program-specific requirements as specified at the time of enrollment A health physical may be required and completed within the six months prior to internship/practicum as specified by the clinical facility. Current students in other programs wishing to transfer into a course of study requiring the admissions standards outlined above will be required to take or retake the School of Health Sciences Entrance Exam. Once the applicant file is complete, the University will schedule an interview between the applicant and Program Coordinator/Director. This program has an enrollment capacity limit. Students accepted into their program will receive written communication from the University. The University may choose two additional applicants as alternates to join the program if another applicant is deemed ineligible or decides not to begin classes. These two alternates must complete all the necessary steps for admission. Alternates will be guaranteed the opportunity for enrollment into the next cohort provided they remain eligible for admission. Students must attend programmatic orientation as well as general orientation or risk being removed from the cohort. Additional admission requirements and enrollment procedures are included in the Academic Information and University Policies section of the catalog. GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES Lower Division English Composition (Required course) English Composition+ ENC1101 Communication (Select 1 course)+ Humanities (Select 2 courses)+ Math / Natural Sciences (Required courses) PHA1500 MAT1222 Social Sciences (Select 2 courses)+ See page 98 for General Education Course Selections. Structure and Function of the Human Body+ Algebra+ 8 4 8 8 CORE COURSES Lower Division E242 HSC1531 RTE1000 RTE1100 RTE1200 RTE2000 RTE2100 RTE2200 RTE2300 RTE2400 RTE2500 RTE2600 RTE2700 RTE2800 RTE2900 Career Development+ Medical Terminology Introduction to Radiology and Patient Care Radiology Physics Advanced Modalities in Radiology Radiographic Equipment and Acquisition Radiographic Evaluation, Disease, and Quality Control Radiobiology and Radiation Protection Radiographic Positioning and Anatomy I Radiographic Positioning and Anatomy II Radiographic Positioning and Anatomy III Radiologic Technology Practicum I Radiologic Technology Practicum II Radiologic Technology Practicum III Radiologic Technology Capstone General Education Credits Core Credits Total Associate’s Degree Credits + Self-directed assessment available; see page 178 for details. The Radiologic Technology Associate’s Degree is only offered at the Fort Myers and Ocala campuses in Florida and the Lake Elmo/Woodbury campus in Minnesota. The following Radiologic Technology Associate Degree programs at Rasmussen University are accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT): • Central Pasco campus in Florida was awarded initial accreditation in 2018 for a period of three years. The JCERT has been notified that this program is being taught out at the Central Pasco campus. The JRCERT records will continue to identify the program as accredited until the date of program closure, March 18, 2023. Students that complete program requirements by March 18, 2023 will be considered graduates of a JRCERT-accredited program. • Fort Myers campus in Florida was awarded initial accreditation in 2021 for a period of three years. • Lake Elmo / Woodbury campus in Minnesota was granted reaccreditation in 2021 for a period of eight years. • Ocala campus in Florida was awarded initial accreditation in 2020 for a period of three years. Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, Illinois 60606-3182, [email protected]
, 312-704-5300. The Radiologic Technology Associate’s Degree contains both online and residential courses and is designed to lead to careers in Florida and Minnesota. While this program is only offered at select campuses in those states, determinations regarding professional licensure or certification have been made for other states as displayed below. “Meets” means that the program meets the educational requirements for professional licensure or certification or that there is no license or certification. “Does Not Meet” means that the program does not meet the educational requirements for professional licensure or certification. “Undetermined” means that Rasmussen was unable to determine, after reasonable efforts, whether the program meets the educational requirements for professional licensure or certification. 4 • Meets: AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY • Does Not Meet: (none) • Undetermined: American Samoa, Guam, Northern Marianas Islands, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands This program meets the educational requirements to apply for certification through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). ARRT certification may be required for state professional licensure or certification. Other eligibility requirements may apply to state and national licenses and certifications; please verify your eligibility against applicable rules, which may change at any time. In addition to meeting all other admissions requirements, Florida campus applicants must successfully pass two background checks—one through Rasmussen University’s chosen third-party vendor, and one meeting the Florida statutory definition of a Level 2 background check. In addition to meeting all other admissions requirements, Minnesota campus applicants must successfully pass two background checks— one through Rasmussen University’s chosen third-party vendor, and one through the Minnesota Department of Human Services. An additional background check may also be required during active enrollment prior to practicum or clinical placement depending on site requirements. This program may require specific immunizations prior to professional practice experience. 58 ALL CONTENT IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE BY ADDENDUM 2 4 5 5 3 3 3 4 5 5 5 10 10 10 2 32 76 108
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