Radiology n the Late 1940‟s, Rockford CLINICAL EDUCATION
Memorial Hospital established a Students participate in different
In 1885, Wilhelm Conrad types of imaging by scheduled
program to educate the students
Roentgen discovered a “new kind rotations through the appropriate
in the field of radiologic
of ray” which he called X-rays. areas in the radiology department.
technology. The 24 month
Since that time, X-rays have The students‟ clinical education may
education offered by Rockford
been one of our most valuable include rotations through some of
Memorial Hospital‟s School of
medical tools in diagnosing the following areas: radiation
Radiography can provide a solid
disease, broken bones, suspected therapy, nuclear medicine,
basis for an exciting and
tumors and other serious physical ultrasound, mammography, magnetic
rewarding health care career.
conditions difficult to identify resonance imaging, catheterization
and treat without “seeing them.” lab and computerized tomography.
The current program is
A CAREER IN RADIOGRAPHY accredited by the Joint Review
Committee on Education in These departments and services
The people who operate are equipped with a variety of
Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).
radiographic equipment are called imaging equipment which
Graduates are eligible to apply
radiographers. They are not to incorporates the newest technology
for admission to the certification
be confused with radiologists – available. The departments are
exam administered by the
physicians who specialize in the staffed by registered technologists
American Registry of Radiologic
interpretation of radiographs. and radiologists who provide the
student with excellent educational
Most radiographers operate supervision.
Throughout the program the
equipment that is used for
student spends 40 hours each PROGRAM GOALS
diagnostic imaging; X-ray
week in the classroom and clinical
machines, fluoroscopes, computed The students will be clinically
settings. The program consists
tomography (CT) scanners, and competent.
of lectures, demonstrations and
magnetic resonance imaging Learning outcomes:
(MRI), for example. Students will demonstrate
appropriate positioning skills.
When not in class, the student Students will choose appropriate
In addition to the duties of
spends time in the clinical technical factors.
preparing patients and operating
setting, working with staff Students will employ radiation
equipment, radiographers may protection for the patient,
radiographers and radiologists in
have administrative tasks. They themselves and others.
the performance of various
may prepare work schedules,
radiologic procedures. Gradually The students will communicate
evaluate equipment, and often
increasing responsibilities are effectively with the patients and
determine optimum radiographic
assigned to students as they gain healthcare workers.
quality. The radiographer must Learning outcomes:
be able to recognize emergency Students will instruct patient
patient care situations and begin correctly/utilizing oral
The day-to-day schedule of
life-saving first aid when communication
the student varies to include
necessary. Students will interpret and relay
week-end, evening, and night
requisition information in
experience. All students are full PACS/utilizing written
Radiographers generally work a
time. The program involves communication.
40-hour week that may include
study and class preparation The students will display
evening, weekend, holiday or on-
beyond the 40-hour week. professional judgment and values.
call hours. Many radiographers
also work part-time. Learning outcomes:
The program is a stepping Students will insure patient privacy
Radiography jobs are in
stone to various other and modesty.
hospitals, physicians‟ offices,
specializations such as radiation Students will participate in the
clinics and laboratories. While community.
therapy, nuclear medicine and
job prospects are expected to be Students will be aware of the
ultrasound, each of which
good overall, some areas offer value of life-long learning.
requires at least a year of
better opportunities than others. The students will be able to
demonstrate critical thinking and
Starting salaries for problem solving skills.
radiographers average about Learning outcomes:
$40,000 a year. Experienced Students will modify routine
radiographers average between procedures for non-routine
$50,000 and $55,000 yearly. patients.
Technologists with specialized Students will critique images to
skills in ultrasound, nuclear determine if corrective action is
medicine and radiation therapy
Under direct supervision the
student will apply corrective
action(s) to those images
MISSION STATEMENT applicant will be scheduled for an program. Processing begins in
interview. If the student has not late December or early January.
Rockford Memorial Hospital met the minimum point value to The selection process is normally
School of Radiography is dedicated receive an interview they will be completed by the end of May,
to supplying our students and the sent a letter of rejection and with all grades due by May 25 th
communities of interest, with a cancellation of their interview for the class that begins the last
radiography program designed to (minimum point value to receive an Monday in June, yearly.
provide education in the imaging interview is 30 percentile or
sciences. This will be accomplished above on both the academic Students will be advised of
through required didactic and aptitude and reading their admission or non-admission
clinical experiences that a Level I comprehension sections of the status by mail the first week in
Trauma Center can provide. We aptitude test). June.
are further dedicated to graduating During the interview process,
Admission to the School of
radiographers with the knowledge applicants will spend the morning
Radiography is conditional upon
and clinical experiences to succeed observing the radiology
submitting to and satisfactorily
in their endeavors to successfully department and will be
passing a criminal background
complete the ARRT exam and interviewed at the end of the
check, a pre-admission physical
secure employment. morning. During the interview,
exam and screening tests. These
each applicant is asked the same
are provided at no charge to the
questions and is evaluated by the
interviewers. The applicant is
A student radiographer must be a *For your information. Beginning with
encouraged to ask questions.
mature, dependable person, who is the class that graduates in 2015, the
After interviews have been
“people-oriented” and genuinely student must have a minimum of an
completed, the class is chosen
interested in helping the sick and Associate degree to be eligible to
from the applicants based on the
disabled. take the Registry exam.
■ GPA in the pre-requisite
HOW TO APPLY
The school selects students whose
qualifications indicate the greatest courses Applications for admission to the
potential for professional and ■ Aptitude test score Rockford Memorial Hospital
personal development. Applications ■ Interview score, and School of Radiography may be
are evaluated on the same basis ■ 5 points are given to re- obtained by calling (815) 971-
regardless of age, sex, race, applicants 5480 or on the web at
religion, national origin, marital www.rockfordhealthsystem.org or
status or handicap. 6 pre-requisite Each criterion is assigned a by sending a letter addressed to:
classes must be completed. specific point value. In order to Rockford Memorial Hospital
be considered for admission the School of Radiography
ADMISSION POLICY minimum total number of points 2400 North Rockton Avenue
Any person desiring to enroll in earned by the applicant is 101. Rockford, Illinois 61103
the Rockford Memorial Hospital The students with the highest
School of Radiography is required to point totals are accepted into the TUITION AND FEES
submit the following to the program program. (Up to 10 applicants ■ $2000 per year for
director: will be accepted into the Winnebago, Boone and Ogle
■ an application with a $15 non- program). The remaining county residents.
refundable fee; make checks candidates with an acceptable
point total are selected as ■ $2500 per year for all other
payable to Rockford Memorial
alternates in decreasing point Illinois residents
■ two letters of reference; value up to 5 alternate positions ■ $3000 per year for all out of
■ copies of College transcript (ie. 1st alternate highest number state residents
with pre-requisites completed of points). If one of the
accepted students decides not to Other Costs:
with a „C‟ or better.
enter the program after they ■ Books approximately $900 (for
Early application is encouraged have been notified, but before the 2 year program)
as the date of receipt may be a the start of the program, the ■ Dorm if required $150 per
determining factor among equally alternate will be notified of the month (based on availability)
qualified* applicants. Applicants available class position.
are sent a notice of receipt of Alternates not accepted, and ■ Uniforms, shoes approximately
application. In January the previous year‟s applicants are $200-$350 (student choice)
applicant will receive notification notified the following year at the
of file status (ie. does file beginning of the selection process
include all necessary items), a and are informed of the steps to
notice to sign up to take the reapply. Limited part-time employment at
aptitude test and an explanation the hospital and some
of the aptitude test with sample Applications are accepted year scholarships may be available.
questions. There is a $20 fee round. Courses need not be
for the aptitude test. After completed to apply but must be HEALTH INSURANCE
testing is completed, the completed to be admitted to the Not available
■ Radiographic Anatomy I Particular attention is given to the patient's
rights and privileges within the scope of practice
PROGRAM LENGTH/ ■ Radiographic Positioning I
in radiologic technology. Legal and ethical
■ Radiographic Imaging considerations pertinent to radiologic technology
■ Radiographic Technique I are discussed.
The Rockford Memorial Hospital School ■ Introduction to Radiography
of Radiography is a 24 month program – Radiographic Imaging (6 hours) Introductory
■ Medical Ethics and Law course for the beginning radiography student to
Full time (only) consisting of one week
■ Patient Care establish familiarity with radiographic film and
of class and one week of clinical and
■ Radiographic Processing film holders.
rotates every other week. With
exception of the first month which is Radiographic Technique 1 (12 hours) An
■ Film Critique introductory course for the beginning
strictly classroom. There are 4
■ Clinical Education I radiography student to establish basic
semesters, each 6 months in length,
FIRST YEAR/SECOND SEMESTER comprehension of radiographic technique.
from July to December and January to Attention is given to contrast, density,
June respectively. The Program is ■ Radiographic Anatomy and definition, and technical factors affecting them.
typically days with the exception of one Positioning – GI/GU
week clinical rotation on 3-11 p.m. and ■ Radiographic Technique II Radiation Protection (18 hours) An
introduction to health physics as it affects
one week clinical rotation on 11 p.m.- ■ Radiographic Anatomy II
radiographers and patients. The course will
7a.m. Students have clinical experience ■ Radiographic Positioning II discuss radiation protection rationale and
on Saturdays. Approximately 8-10 per ■ Related Imaging and Ionizing specific methods for protecting patients and
year. There are no off-campus Modalities I operators from unnecessary exposure to ionizing
educational locations at this time. radiation.
■ Related Imaging and Ionizing
Modalities II Radiographic Processing Technique (18 hours) A
ACCREDITATION ■ Film Critique comprehensive course including processing room
■ Clinical Education II design and function, film processing, silver
The Rockford Memorial Hospital reclamation, film storage and handling and film
School of Radiography is SECOND YEAR/FIRST SEMESTER artifacts and their causes.
accredited by: ■ Radiographic Physics
■ Cross-Sectional Anatomy Radiographic Anatomy 1 (40 hours) A
comprehensive discussion of the anatomy and
JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on ■ Special Procedures
physiology of the thorax and abdominal cavities,
Education in Radiologic Technology) ■ Pathology and the skeletal system including the upper and
20 N. Wacker Drive – Suite 2850 ■ Principles in CT lower extremities. Emphasis will be placed on
Chicago, Illinois 60606-3182 ■ Film Critique identification of anatomy on radiographs.
Phone: (312) 704-5300 ■ Clinical Education III
Radiographic Positioning 1 (60 hours) A
Web Site: www.jrcert.org SECOND YEAR/SECOND SEMESTER comprehensive discussion of the positions
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ■ Radiographic Technique III necessary for demonstration of the structures
of the chest, abdominal cavity and the upper and
■ Radiation Biology
lower extremities. Emphasis is placed on the
■ Quality Assurance practical aspects of positioning. Discussion will
The following courses MUST be ■ Registry Review include adaptations of routines in abnormal
taken at Rock Valley College or ■ Film Critique situations. Discussion of critical thinking and
an alternate similarly accredited ■ Clinical Education IV
problem solving will be included.
college that has courses that The curriculum listed above is in order each is Clinical Education I (500 hours) The first
answer the same course taught. Some courses extend into the following
semester will begin with clinical rotations in the
semester and some are taught simultaneously.
description as those listed, if you following areas: Fluoroscopy, general
have a question about the college diagnostic/ER, Surgery and portables, CT,
Rockford Clinic, Vascular Interventional and
please contact us: You MAY
ancillary areas. During the Clinical Education 1
apply before the courses are the student will be familiarizing themselves with
completed, provided they are the computer system, PACS system, the
completed with a „C‟ or better department/room equipment. They will also be
demonstrating knowledge of the department
and grades are received by us
work flow and the positions and projections
BEFORE May 25th prior to the COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
taught in the first semester.
program start date. CLEP Orientation to Program and Departmental
Policies (5 hours) Review and explanation of Venipuncture and Pharmacology (12 hours)
courses are accepted and will be all program and departmental policies. This unit will provide the student with theory and
given your GPA point total. Attention is also given to clinical rotations, practice of the basic techniques of venipuncture,
tuition and dormitory orientation, introduction the administration of contrast media and or IV
to departmental personnel and organizational
■ Biology 185 – Human Anatomy medication. This unit will provide the student
structure. with a basic understanding of drugs, drug
classifications, and other areas describing drugs.
■ Health Sciences 110 – Medical Patient Care (64 hours) Introduces students
Terminology to the role of medical/technical specialists in Radiography of the Gastro-intestinal, Biliary
the health care field. Topics include healthcare
■ English 101 – Composition and Urinary Systems (84 hours) A study of
delivery systems, medical-legal ethics and basic the radiographic examinations performed for
■ Psychology 170 – General patient care ethics. demonstration of the gastrointestinal, biliary and
Psychology urinary systems. The course includes a
■ Computers 102 – Introduction Introduction to Radiography (8 hours) comprehensive discussion of the anatomy and
Introduces students to the field of Radiology physiology of the systems and a detailed outline
to Computers and Information through a brief history of radiography, record of the fluoroscopic and radiographic procedures.
Systems keeping and film storage systems. Explanation
■ Math level 100 or higher of accreditation, certification, and licensure Radiographic Anatomy 2 (60 hours) A
are given. Students are provided with comprehensive discussion of the anatomy of the
information regarding professional bones of the thorax, spine and skull. Emphasis
organizations, career opportunities, continuing will be placed on identification of anatomy on
education, organization and management. radiographs. Information learned in this unit will
enable the students to understand the
FIRST YEAR/FIRST SEMESTER Medical Ethics and Law (6 hours) This course anatomical relationship necessary for accurate
■ Orientation to Program is designed to introduce the student to ethical radiographic positioning.
■ Radiation Protection and legal issues in radiologic technology.
Radiographic Positioning 2 (60 hours) A system, PACS system, the department/room 2. Upon successful completion of the full 24
comprehensive discussion of the positioning equipment. They will also be demonstrating month program, the student will receive a
necessary for demonstration of the knowledge of the department work flow and the diploma and a pin from the Rockford
structures of the bony thorax, spine and positions and projections taught in the third Memorial School of Radiography.
skull. Emphasis is placed on the practical semester as well as maintaining knowledge from
aspects of positioning. Discussion will include the previous 2 semesters. 3. Upon successful completion of the
adaptations of routines in abnormal situations. program, the student will be eligible to take
Discussion of critical thinking and problem Cross-sectional Radiography (20 hours) A the national examination in Radiologic
solving will be included. self-study exercise in cross-sectional anatomy, Technology given by the American Registry
with emphasis on its relationship with, cross of Radiologic Technologists.
Radiographic Technique 2 (24 hours) A sectional modalities (ie) Ultrasound, CT, MR.
discussion of the basic factors utilized in the 4. Eligibility of students to take the
formulation of x-ray techniques. Its purpose is Radiation Biology (30 hours) A brief examination in Radiologic Technology is
to enable the student to use the technique discussion of Radiation Biology. Discussion subject to review by the Director of
charts effectively and manipulate the exposure includes the effects of ionizing radiation on Radiologic Education and faculty members.
factors as the nature of the examination and cells, tissues, organs and systems of the human
the patient varies. The student will gain a body. The student will gain an understanding of 5. Students will not graduate until all
comprehensive understanding of the the rationale behind radiation protection outstanding bills are paid to the institution,
appropriate use of radiographic film and methods and government regulations. (ie tuition, book fees etc.)
Pathology (30 hours) A basic study of disease 6. The graduate will provide basic patient
Clinical Education II (560 hours) The second on all its aspects: nature, causes, development care and comfort and anticipate patient
semester will begin with clinical room rotations and consequences. The disease process will be needs. The graduate will provide appropriate
in the following areas: Fluoroscopy, General dealt with according to each of the body patient education. This will be accomplished
Diagnostic/ER, Surgery and Portables, CT, systems. Emphasis will be placed on through the successful completion of Patient
Rockford Clinic, Vascular Interventional, radiographic identification of pathology and its Care, didactically, and successful completion
Rockford Medical Building and Specialized effects on radiographic quality. of Clinical Competency Testing System which
Diagnostic Areas (1 day rotations to select will demonstrate this in the clinical setting.
optional rotations) Management/Interview Skills Seminar (2
hours) A brief discussion of the manager’s 7. The graduate will practice radiation
Related Imaging and Ionizing Modalities 1 (6 role, in the function of a radiology department. protection for both operator and patient.
hours) A brief discussion of the basic This seminar will review basic characteristics This will be accomplished through the
principles of CT, Nuclear Medicine, Radiation of a good manager. successful completion of Radiation Protection
Therapy, and Ultrasound. This Course will and Radiation Biology, didactically, clinically
include comparison of these modalities to Quality Assurance (20 hours) This unit will through successful completion of the Clinical
routine diagnostic radiography. provide the student with an introduction to the Competency Testing System.
evaluation of radiographic systems to assure
Related Imaging and Ionizing Modalities 2 consistency in the production of quality images. 8. The graduate will understand basic x-ray
(10 hours) Performance of at least two case The components involved in the radiography production and interactions. This will be
studies on patients observed in the special system will be identified. Testing devices and accomplished through successful completion
imaging areas of choice. procedures to evaluate these components will of Radiation Physics, didactically and
be discussed. State and Federal impacts will be clinically by successful completion of the
Radiographic Physics (130 hours) A described. Clinical Competency Testing System.
discussion of the fundamentals theories of
physics, relating primarily to the production Principles in Computerized Tomography (10 9. The graduate will operate medical imaging
and properties of ionizing radiation. The hours)This course is designed to provide entry equipment and accessory devices. This will be
student will gain a basic understanding of the level radiography students with principles accomplished through successful completion
units of measurement, the concept of energy, related to computed tomography imaging. of the following; Imaging and Technique I,
structure of matter generators and motors, II, and III classes didactically. Clinically
production and properties of ionizing radiation, Clinical Education IV(560 hours) The fourth this will be accomplished through successful
and x-ray tube and circuitry. semester will continue with clinical room completion of the Clinical Competency Testing
rotations in the following areas: Fluoroscopy, System.
Radiographic Technique 3 (30 hours) A General Diagnostic Radiography, Surgery/
comprehensive study in radiographic technique. Portables, Emergency Radiography (3-11 & 11-7 10. The graduate will position the patient
This unit is intended to give the student those not completing in 3rd semester), and medical imaging system to perform
detailed knowledge of the relationships Specialized Diagnostic Areas, MRI (optional 1 examinations and procedures. This is
between various factors of radiographic quality. week rotation), Nuclear Medicine (optional 1 accomplished through successful completion
Attention will be given to manipulation of week rotation), Radiation Therapy (optional 1 didactically of Positioning I and II and
exposure and technical factors and prediction week rotation), Mammography (optional 1 week Technique I, II and III. Clinically this will
of the outcome. rotation),Quality Control (mandatory 1 week be accomplished through successful
rotation),Vascular Interventional (mandatory 1 completion of the Clinical Competency Testing
Special Procedures (60 hours) A study of week rotation), Ultrasound (optional 1 week System.
tomography and special examinations using rotation), Cath Lab (optional 1 week rotation),
contrast media and sterile techniques. Each Rockford Clinic, and CT. During the Clinical 11. The graduate will exercise independent
procedure is discussed in terms of anatomy, Education 4 the student will be further judgment and discretion in the technical
method of examination, contrast media and familiarizing themselves with the computer performance of medical imaging procedures.
positioning. system, PACS system, the department/room This will be measured by successful
equipment. They will also be demonstrating completion of Medical Ethics and Law
Film Critique (54 hours) Discussion of knowledge of the department work flow and the didactically and clinically by the successful
diagnostic films, including technique, contrast, positions and projections taught in the third completion of the Clinical Competency Testing
density, positioning and pathology. May be done semester as well as maintaining knowledge from System.
as a group or individually. the previous 3 semesters.
12. The graduate will demonstrate knowledge
Clinical Education III (560 hours) The third Registry Review Sessions (50 hours) of human structures, function and pathology.
semester will begin with clinical room rotations Concentrated review of all pertinent This will be accomplished through successful
in the following areas: Fluoroscopy, General information for successful writing of the completion of Biology 185 and Anatomy I and
Diagnostic Radiography, Surgery/Portables, national registry examination Radiologic II didactically and by successful completion
Emergency Radiography (3-11 & 11-7), Technologists. of the Clinical Competency Testing System.
Specialized Diagnostic Areas, MRI (optional 1
week rotation), Nuclear Medicine (optional 1 13. The graduate will demonstrate knowledge
week rotation), Radiation Therapy (optional 1
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS and skills relating to quality assurance
week rotation), Mammography (optional 1 week activities. This will be accomplished through
rotation), Quality Control (mandatory 1 week successful completion didactically of Quality
rotation), Vascular Interventional (mandatory 1 1. Students must pass all offered courses Assurance and clinically by successful
week rotation), Ultrasound (optional 1 week with a grade of 80% or better over the 24 completion of the Clinical Competency Testing
rotation), Cath Lab (optional 1 week rotation), months. Grades will be based on both clinical System.
Rockford Clinic, and CT. During the Clinical and academic performance.
Education 3 the student will be further 14. The graduate will evaluate the
familiarizing themselves with the computer performance of medical imaging systems.
This will be accomplished by successful Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
b. The affective domain and
Imaging and Ionizing 2 *
completion of Quality Assurance didactically Film Critique * * * * * *
and clinically, by successful completion of QA Clinical Education 2 * * * * * * the semester clinical evaluation
Vacation * *
Second Year First Semester
average added together for
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec one percentage.
15. The graduate will evaluate medical Imaging and Ionizing 2 * * *
Radiographic Positioning 2 * *
images for technical quality. This will be Radiographic Physics * * * * * *
accomplished by successful completion Cross-Sectional Anatomy * * * * * c. The final percentage is the
Special Procedures * * *
clinically of the Quality Control rotation and Pathology * * clinical evaluation average
didactically by the completion of the Film Film Critique * * * * * *
Clinical Education 3 * * * * * * (performed by the clinical
Vacation * *
Second Year Second Semester instructor).
16. The graduate will demonstrate knowledge Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Radiographic Physics * * * *
and skills relating to medical imaging
processing. This is accomplished through the
* * *
These 3 percentages are added
successful completion of Radiographic
together and averaged to achieve
Processing Technique in the didactic setting Film Critique * * *
the semester clinical grade.
Clinical Education 4 * * * * * *
and clinically by the successful completion of Vacation * *
the rotation through Quality Control.
TRANSFER STUDENT POLICY
17. The graduate will understand the safe
limits of equipment operation. This will be
GRADING SYSTEM/ It is the policy of Rockford
accomplished through successful completion ACADEMIC POLICIES Memorial Hospital School of
of Radiation Physics, Radiation Biology and
Radiography that transfer students
Radiation Protection in the didactic setting. Didactic grading is based on the
Clinically through successful completion of are not accepted.
the Clinical Competency Testing System.
18. The student will recognize equipment 100%-94% - A REFUND POLICY
malfunctions and report them to the proper If a student officially withdraws
93%-87% - B
authorities. Didactically this will be
accomplished through successful completion 86%-80% - C or is dismissed from the school,
of Radiation Physics and Medical Ethics and the student is entitled to a refund
Law. Clinically by successful completion of Students academic and clinical according to the schedule below:
all clinical rotations in diagnostic radiology. performance will be evaluated at
the end of each semester as a ■ During the first five days of the
19. The graduate will demonstrate
knowledge and skills relating to verbal, scheduled appointment. Evaluation semester – 75 percent
nonverbal, and written medical communication in both the classroom and clinical
in patient care intervention and professional
setting is ongoing for the entire ■ Days six to ten of the semester
relationships. This is accomplished through
length of the program. To – 50 percent
the successful completion of Medical Ethics
and Law and Health Sciences 102- Medical remain in good standing; all ■ Days 11 to 15 of the semester –
Terminology. Clinically demonstrated through
academic and clinical grades must 25 percent
successful completion of the Clinical
Competency Testing System. be 80% better on a 100% scale.
■ After day 16 of the semester –
20. The graduate will support the
If a student fails to achieve an No refund
professions code of ethics and comply with
the profession's scope of practice. This will 80% in either academic or clinical
be demonstrated through successful performances, the following will STUDENT SERVICES
completion of Medical Ethics and Law
be instituted: All students are under the same
didactically and clinically by completion of
the Clinical Competency Testing System. umbrella as Rockford Health
a. Probation for three months System employees, which entitles
21. The graduate will competently perform
during which time each of the them to the following; food
a full range of radiologic procedures on
children and adults in the following student's courses must be discounts, employee assistance
categories: Head/Neck, Abdominal/Gastro- raised to an 80% in both program, employee health,
clinical and academic areas. discounts and special offers by
Chest and Breast, Trauma, Bedside,
Surgical. This will be demonstrated through the Human Resource Department
successful completion of Positioning I and II b. During the probationary and on-campus housing.
in the didactic setting and in the clinical
period, the student will be
setting by successful completion of the
Clinical Competency Testing System. given additional instruction in GUIDANCE
problem areas. Counseling services are available
The following will list the sequence as well as for students needing them. The
the length of each course of study. c. If the student fails to staff of the Employee Assistance
First year First Semester raise all course grades to the Program will refer or suggest to
Orientation to the Program
Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
* required 80% by the end of the student a suitable counselor
Radiographic Anatomy 1
* * * * * * the probation period, the in the immediate vicinity of the
Radiographic Positioning 1
* * * * *
student will be requested to hospital. Students are
Radiographic Technique 1
Introduction to Radiography
* * withdraw from the program. responsible for all expenses
Medical Ethics and Law *
Patient Care * * * * * * incurred as a result of the
Venipuncture and Pharmacology
* Clinical grades are based on the referral. The Employee
Radiographic Anatomy and Positioning –GIGU
Film Critique * * *
following: Assistance Program is available to
Cllinical Education 1
* * *
a. The clinical competency students with the same guidelines
First Year Second Semester testing average and the as employees.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Radiographic A&P – GI-GU * * practical examination average
Radiographic Anatomy 1 * * *
Radiographic Positioning 1 * * * added together for one
Technique 2 * *
Radiographic Anatomy 2 * * * * percentage.
Radiographic Positioning 2 * * * *
Imaging and Ionizing 1 *
STUDENT PREGNANCY DATA
Program effectiveness data is
1. If the student chooses she
available upon request by
may voluntarily inform the
contacting the program director at
Program Director of her
pregnancy, it must be in writing,
indicating the expected date of email@example.com
confinement. (delivery) Without When available the JRCERT
written disclosure a student website: www.jrcert.org
cannot be considered pregnant.
2. If the student chooses, after
voluntarily informing the Program Program Director:
Director in writing of her
Patricia Griesman, M.S., R.T.
pregnancy, she may in writing
voluntarily withdraw that The student is given six
declaration. With this written holidays each year and they are
withdrawal of declaration the as follows: New Years Day,
student will NOT be considered Memorial Day, Fourth of July,
pregnant. Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and
R. Anthony Murray, M.D.
Christmas. The student is
granted one (8 hour) personal day
3. Once the student has each year. Each student is also
disclosed her pregnancy she has scheduled for eight weeks
the following options: vacation during the 24 month
1. continue the educational
program without modification
2. modification of clinical RECORDS AND RELEASE
assignments (areas to be
made up after delivery)
3. leave of absence from 1. The release of information to and
clinical about students is in conformance with
the Family Educational Rights and
4. leave of absence from the
Privacy Act, as amended in 1974.
2. Records of each student‟s grades
4. Any injury or illness associated
are maintained in their file. At each
with the pregnancy at any time in
semester evaluation the student is
the pregnancy will be
shown his/her records to date and
accepted at the students own
given a personal copy. At the
completion of the program each
student will be issued one transcript
5 The student may not return
of his/her academic and clinical If you have any further
to school post delivery without
prior written approval of her questions or you desire an
physician. application, please contact
3. Any information concerning the
student's academic or clinical the Program Director at
6. Any Clinical and Classroom
performance is confidential. (815)971-5480 or
assignments missed prior to and
Authorization for release of any firstname.lastname@example.org
post delivery will be made up at
information must be made in writing
the discretion of the Program
by the student or graduate to the
7. The student must read a copy
of the Nuclear Regulatory Guide
8.13, and order a fetal dose
monitor film badge (order forms
available from the Control
Personnel in the department or
the Radiation Safety Officer or