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Associate of Applied Science Degree in Radiologic Technology

 
 The Radiologic Technology program prepares the student for an entry-level position as a radiographer in a variety of medical settings, including the hospital.  The program may be completed in five semesters of course work, to include classroom, laboratory and clinical internship experience.  Graduates who are disciplined in their study habits will earn an AAS degree in Radiologic Science.  The program is held to high standards of accreditation by the JRCERT, in order to assure that graduates are well-prepared to be successful in their examination with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
 
The program begins in the fall semester of each year. Information and requirements may be obtained from the Program Advisor for Health Sciences at CCD Lowry, 303-365-8378.
 
Information sessions for the program are held on the third Tuesday of the month, except for the months of March, May, July, and December, at 5:00 pm at the Center for Health Sciences at Lowry in room #117.
 
An AAS in Radiologic Technology from CCD is eligible to articulate with the following schools:
  • Regis University:  Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration
  • Colorado Mesa University:  Bachelor of Applied Science in Radiologic Technology
 
MISSION STATEMENT:

Community College of Denver Radiologic Technology Program pledges to:


Supply the community of Denver and the state of Colorado with safe, competent, professional Radiographers, who possess the entry-level knowledge and skills necessary to provide comprehensive quality care to adults and pediatric patients in a culturally diverse society.
 
Provide Student the opportunity to succeed in Radiology Technology by:
  • Offering equal access to the program to all students
  • Supporting successful student outcomes through a broad general education, comprehensive advising and support services, and a full range of learning activities that facilitate learning needs and styles.
  • Promoting the motivation, knowledge and skills necessary for upward mobilty through life-long learning
  • Assisting the student to assume responsibilty for his/her own education and professionalism

 Program Goals: The following programmatic goals are maintained via ongoing outcomes assessment and measurement, according to JRCERT standards.

  1. Students will be clinically competent.
  • Students will accurately position patients for radiographic procedures.
  • Students will learn to apply appropriate technical factors.
  • Students will understand and practice radiation protection.
 
2. Students will communicate effectively.
  • Students will demonstrate effective, medically-oriented communication skills.
  • Students will practice written communication skills.
 
3. Students will use critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Students will perform radiographic trauma examinations.
  • Students will critically analyze images.
 
4. Students will evaluate the importance of professional growth and development.
  • Students will be knowledgeable about the advanced Radiologic modalities.
  • Students will demonstrate professional behavior.
 
5. Program Effectiveness Measures -- According to the following measurable outcomes:

a. Program will maintain a 21-month program completion rate 75% or higher.

b. Program will maintain a first-time pass rate of ARRT board examination of 75% or higher.

c. At least 85% of program graduates who are actively seeking employment will obtain employment within 6 months of graduation.

d. Students will be satisfied with their education (80% or higher).

e. Employers will be satisfied with the graduate’s performance (80% or higher).

 

What is UNIQUE about CCD’s Radiography Program?

  • Clinical Internships at leading Denver hospitals; students are directly supervised by CCD clinical instructors.
  • Clinical variety, providing maximum exposure to potential employers.
  • Radiology laboratories, including chemical and digital processing
  • Computer lab for easy student access
  • Accreditation by the JRCERT and The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Assoc. of Colleges & Schools


CONTACT US!
Program Director:
Donald McCoy
(303) 365-8356
 
Radiologic Sciences
Academic Advisor:
Daniela Higgins
(303) 365-8378
 
Mailing Address
1070 Alton Wy. Bldg. 849
Denver, CO 80230

Physical Address
1070 Alton Wy. Bldg. 849
Denver, CO 80230
Lowry Campus


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