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  Sep 21, 2017
 
Catalog 2017-2018

Allied Health: Radiologic Technology


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Location:

Allied Health and Sciences Building, Room 203, 970.339.6500

Program Chair:

Tracey Warner, A.A.S., R.T.(R), 970.339.6420

Program Coordinator:

Erin Miyoshi, erin.miyoshi@aims.edu, 970.339.6500

Faculty:

Monica Hinze, monica.hinze@aims.edu, 970.339.6642

Jeanette McDonough, jeanette.mcdonough@aims.edu, 970.339.6341

Sheila M. Shirley, sheila.shirley@aims.edu, 970.339.6324

Tracey Warner, tracey.warner@aims.edu, 970.339.6420

Advisors:

Janet Chase, 970.339.6284

Kellie Richardson, 970.339.6570

Degrees/Certificates offered:

Radiologic Technology, A.A.S. 

Program Length: Requires minimum of five semesters, PLUS 16 credits of General Education for Associate of Applied Science degree.

Entrance Requirements: Entrance into this program is determined through an application process. Acceptance through the application process qualifies a student for RTE 101: Introduction to Radiography. Strong math, science and sentence skills are a necessity for this program. This is a competitive application process; for further information please view and complete the required online orientation at www.aims.edu/academics/health/rad-tech/orientation/. This two-part orientation is available from January to September. Final PROGRAM acceptance is based on successful completion of RTE 101. RTE 101 is offered every Spring semester. Program start is each Fall semester. The following are required for this program and are a cost to the student: criminal background check with no disqualifying offenses, drug screening, immunizations, and possible clinical on-boarding fees (specific requirements are subject to change). Contact Allied Health Advisors at 970-339-6251 for further questions.

Registration Requirement: RTE majors in the program must have a department approval override from the department chair each semester.

Potential Opportunities: The radiographer as part of the health care team is dedicated to the conservation of life and health and the discovery of existing disease. The Radiologic Technology degree can be a pathway to other imaging modalities.

This program is designed to train individuals in the art and science of Radiologic Technology.

Students successfully completing the program are eligible to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists competency examination that upon successful completion will allow the graduate to hold the status of Registered Technologist R.T.(R).

NOTE: This program includes changes which are subject to approval by the Colorado Community College System. Courses listed are subject to change. Students can verify the course offerings from the program chair.

 

Mammography Certificate 

Advisor:

Sheila M. Shirley, B.A., R.T.(R)(M)(CT), 970.339.6324

Program Length: 1-2 semesters.

Program Description & Potential Opportunities: The program is restricted to Registered Technologists seeking certification in mammography. Opportunities are in hospitals, clinics and doctors offices.

Prerequisites: Must be a Registered Technologist.

Program Requirements: The following are required for this program and paid for by the student:

  • Criminal background check with no disqualifying offenses 
  • Urinalysis 
  • Immunizations 
  • Possible on-boarding fees (specific requirements subject to change) 

Contact Sheila M. Shirley at 970.339.6324 with your interest and for additional information.
 

Radiologic Technology Advisory Committee

Bridget Adolf, Medical Imaging Manager, Banner Health Fort Collins

Dr. Sam Fuller, Radiologist, Poudre Valley Hospital

Lois Heater, Medical Imaging Manager, Longmont United Hospital

James Herman, Medical Imaging Manager, North Colorado Medical Center

Holly Knaub, Medical Imaging Manager, Medical Center of the Rockies

Deb Raemakers, Provider Relations Rep., Harmony Imaging Center

Jack Retzlaff, Director/Regional Radiology Services, University of Colorado Health

Cody Van, Medical Imaging Manager, Poudre Valley Hospital

Jay Walsh, Medical Imaging Manager, McKee Medical Center

 

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