Computed Tomography

This 16 week course is designed to educate technologists in the post-primary practice of computed tomography. Core topics include but are not limited to, computed tomography procedures and equipment operation, patient care (education, preparation, orientation and positioning), patient history and assessment, contrast media usage, scout image, selectable scan parameters, and image processing and display. Students will perform computed tomography examinations and duties at various clinical sites under the supervision of computed tomography technologists. This class includes 128 didactic hours and 288 clinical hours, for a total of 416 hours.

Upon completion, students may be eligible to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist post-primary in Computed Tomography.

Current Clinical Affiliation Sites

Pre-requisite: Individuals entering this course must be registered radiologic technologist, radiation therapist, or nuclear medicine technologist. Students must present proof of current ARRT certification.

Course Cost $194.55 (plus cost of books, background check & drug screen and radiation badge, if needed)

Upcoming Classes:
November 3, 2014
December 1, 2014

January 12, 2015
February 2, 2015
March 2, 2015
April 6, 2015
May 4, 2015


Perspective Student Admission Check List (click the links below to download the forms)
All students wishing to enroll in the Computed Tomography course must submit verification for the following to the designated program coordinator (Tara Moss).

Note:
When all of the below items have been submitted/completed you will receive access to the next upcoming class.


Fax (704-290-5845) or email (kgriffin@spcc.edu) all documentation to Kristen Griffin.

For more information regarding class content, contact:
Mez Chen at 704-765-8722 or
mchen@spcc.edu

For more information or to register, contact:
  Kristen Griffin at 704-290-5223 or kgriffin@spcc.edu

Female technician viewing a brain scan. Male technician placing a patient in a body scanner.