|In the Radiologic Technology (RAD) program, you will receive a technological education consisting of classroom and clinical experience. You will assist the radiologist in examining patients for disease or injuries by using radiographic equipment. With additional education, RAD can be a stepping stone for prosperous careers in the related allied health professions, such as Radiation Therapy, Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasound, Education, Management, Special Procedures, Computed Tomography, Mammography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the official registry exam given by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (A.R.R.T.). Upon passing the exam, they are entitled to use the abbreviation R.T. (R.) (A.R.R.T.), which means Registered Radiographer, following their name.
OCtech’s Radiologic Technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182; telephone number: (312 ) 704-5300; e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org or www.jrcert.org
Take x rays or administer nonradioactive materials into patient's blood stream for diagnostic purposes. Additional certification in areas such as MRI, Mammography and Computed Tomography may increase job responsibilities and salary. Median Salary: $50,000 ($39,200- $69,600)
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