Certificate in Computed Tomography – Program Mission
Applicants to the South College Certificate in Computed Tomography (CT) program must:
- Meet all South College admission requirements;
- Be a Registered Radiologic Technologist, Radiation Therapist, or Nuclear Medicine Technologist, (ARRT, and/or NMTCB) in good standing; OR
- Be a graduate of an accredited Radiography, Radiation Therapy, or Nuclear Medicine program and eligible to sit for the ARRT or NMTCB certification examination; AND
- Successfully complete program admission requirements
Applicants must provide the following:
- Completed South College application for admission and application to the Certificate of CT program.
- Official transcripts for all undergraduate work completed.
- Proof of certification or license.
- $50 application fee (online payment or payment via telephone is available).
Graduates completing the program will:
• Competently perform CT procedures to obtain diagnostic images.
• Provide appropriate patient care to CT patients.
• Demonstrate ALARA principles to ensure radiation safety.
• Communicate professionally with patients and members of the healthcare team.
• Perform and monitor quality assurance tests.
The mission of the Certificate in Computed Tomography (CT) program is to provide undergraduate students with academic and clinical foundations to competently perform as entry-level CT technologists. The curriculum represents elements that are essential in educating technologists in the post-primary practice of CT. Clinical practice experience is designed to provide patient care and assessment, competent performance of CT procedures, radiation safety, and total quality management.