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        Radiography Program Profile

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        Program Focus

        The field of Radiography is undergoing a remarkable transformation, and continues to be at the forefront in the detection and treatment of injury and disease. The Radiography program can provide students with the skills and confidence needed to pursue opportunities in radiography. Students will study principles and procedures used in professional practice, including image analysis, radiation protection, radiographic pathology, digital image acquisition and display, and radiographic testing.  Clinical and externship courses provide students with practical experience utilizing radiographic equipment and techniques.

        Course topics may include:

        • Human anatomy and physiology
        • Effects of radiation
        • Radiobiology
        • Medical law and ethics

        Student Life

        Students in our health education programs can benefit from the real-world perspective of our instructors, many of whom have experience in the fields they teach. Our curriculum also places emphasis on career-focused learning experiences that model the workplace and includes an externship providing supervised experience in the field, as well as laboratory, clinical, and lecture components.

        All schools have a Career Services department dedicated to helping students identify, clarify, and pursue their academic and professional goals.

        Finally, our schools’ Alumni Associations offer additional opportunities for students and graduates to make important connections—professional and personal.

        Field of Interest

        Radiography
        Clinical radiologists need skilled assistance in order to generate good-quality medical images that allow them to detect conditions or track the progress of a patient. Radiography is the process of preparing patients, protecting them from unnecessary radiation exposure, and then using radiographic equipment to photograph them.

        • Key Traits: Precise and methodical working style, strong sense of personal responsibility, moderate physical strength (lifting and standing may be necessary)
        • Education Required: Certificate/diploma or associate’s degree, plus post-graduation licensure* (requirements vary by state).
        • Where Radiography Is Needed: Hospitals, outpatient treatment centers, dental offices.

        Projected Growth Through 2018**:
        37,000 new jobs, or 17% growth rate nation-widei

        **All job growth figures are estimates and based on national projections. Local markets will vary.

        To learn more about what accreditation is, why it is important and details about certification and disclosure information for this and other programs, please click here.

        For licensure and/or registration requirements as controlled by the individual states where this program is offered, please click here.

        iBureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition, Radiologic Technologists and Technicians, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos105.htm (visited December 23, 2010).

        Licensure/registration requirements are controlled by the states and are subject to change without notice. CEC schools cannot guarantee that graduates will be eligible to work as a radiographer without licensure or certification, at all or at any specific time, regardless of their eligibility status upon enrollment.

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        *Source: http://www.bl.uk/learning/artimages/bodies/xray/roentgen.html

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