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The Computed Tomography Imaging Clinical Certificate is a 12 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

INTRODUCTION TO CROSS-SECTIONAL ANATOMY (10526147)

2.00

Introduces cross sectional anatomy as related to diagnostic imaging. Learners will explore anatomy of the neuro, body, and musculoskeletal system and relationship between internal structures. This course meets the ARRT structured educational requirement for patient care and procedures.

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COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY PROCEDURES AND PROTOCOLS (10526148)

3.00

Study the components of CT procedures including patient preparation, patient assessment, patient monitoring, IV procedures and contrast agents. Learners will also explore imaging protocols involving neuro, body, and musculoskeletal system. This course can be taken as part of an advanced certificate. This course meets the ARRT structured educational requirement for Patient Care and Procedures.

CROSS SECTIONAL PATHOLOGY (10526201)

1.00

Correlate common pathological terminology and conditions with cross sectional images. For each condition learners will identify the disorder, list the etiology and describe the characteristic and manifestations. This course can be taken as part of an advanced certificate.

COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY PHYSICS, INSTRUMENTATION AND IMAGING (10526202)

3.00

Explore CT system principles, operation and components; CT image processing and display; CT image quality, artifact recognition and reduction. Patient radiation safety and dose reduction concepts are reviewed. This course can be taken as part of an advanced certificate. This course meets the ARRT structured educational requirement for Image Production and Safety.

CT CLINICAL (10526300)

3.00

Prepares students to perform Computed Tomography procedures on patients with supervision and direction. Learners apply radiation protection and standard precautions in the production of digital images in a health care setting while adhering to legal and ethical guidelines. This course can be taken as part of a certificate and is intended to prepare the student to complete the ARRT clinical experience requirements.

Test-Out Option Term Definitions

Test

An exam that is scored by faculty or staff in NTC’s Testing Center.

Skill Demonstration

A performance of your expertise that is evaluated by faculty.

Combination: Test & Skill Demonstration

A combination of both a test and a skill demonstration.

Portfolio

A collection and explanation of your past learning through work or life experience.

Have Questions?

If you have further questions regarding our Credit for Prior Learning options, please contact Student Records at studentrecords@ntc.edu or 715.803.1023.