What You’ll Learn
In the Certificate in Computed Tomography program at South College, current radiography and nuclear medicine professionals and graduates will learn the skills necessary to be successful as entry-level computed tomography (CT) technologists. CT imaging is vital for diagnosing and treating patients with a variety of healthcare needs, and demand for competent, trained professionals continues to rise.
In this program, you’ll learn to how to use this technology to produce the best possible medical images while providing excellent patient care and protecting yourself and the patient from unnecessary radiation exposure. The curriculum includes CT physics and instrumentation, cross-sectional anatomy, patient care and safety, imaging techniques and procedures specific to CT imaging, and quality control.
The program is designed for completion by full-time students in 6 months and requires satisfactory completion of 24 credit hours. The taught portion of the program is completed online, and the clinical component is be completed at facilities affiliated with South College. Students who complete the program are eligible to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Post Primary CT Certification Registry examination.