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 338 clinical hours (at a clinical site near you), for a total of 466 hours.
Approved by the ASRT for 18.5 Continuing Education Credits:
Computed Tomography 15 Category A CE’s
Topic 8 Neurologic Pathology 3.5 Category A CE’s
Upon completion, students may be eligible to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist post-primary in Computed Tomography.
SPCC Previously Approved Clinical Sites You can choose your own clinical site with submission of a completed Clinical Affiliation Agreement
Pre-requisite: Individuals entering this course must be a registered radiologic technologist, radiation therapist, or nuclear medicine technologist. Students must present proof of current ARRT certification.
Cost: $199.40 (plus cost of radiation badge (if you don’t have one), books, medical document manager, background check & drug screen)
All students wishing to enroll in the Computed Tomography course must submit verification for the following:
Enroll with Certified Background (now known as Castle Branch)
Student Medical Form (take this form with you when you go for a physical exam)
Clinical Affiliate Contract
Radiation Badge www.mpdosimetry.com or 1-800-633-1352 x2336
If you are completing your clinical hours with Novant you must visit their website (https://www.novanthealth.org/careers/student-programs/clinical-students.aspx) and fill out the required forms a month in advance to beginning clinicals. After you have filled them out, email them to Kathy, email@example.com
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or Fax 704-290-5220 clinical agreement to Kathy Coggins. All medical records required must be submitted through Certified Background.
DO NOT MAIL documentation or payment. Payment is accepted by phone or in person only.
Upcoming Classes: *Paperwork must be turned in a week before the start date*
|Begin Date||End Date|
|February 7, 2017||May 30, 2017|
|March 7, 2017||June 27, 2017|
|April 4, 2017||July 25, 2017|
|May 2, 2017||August 22, 2017|
|June 6, 2017||September 26, 2017|
|July 5, 2017||October 25, 2017|
|August 1, 2017||November 21, 2017|
|September 5, 2017||December 26, 2017|
To learn more, contact:
Mez Chen , 704-765-8722
To learn more, contact:
Kathy Coggins, 704-993-2402