Nov 22, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Advanced Imaging Certificate in Vascular Interventional (VI) Radiography (Online)

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General Description

This program allows certified radiographers, who have graduated from a regionally accredited program, to acquire additional education and experience in angiography. Successful completion of the program prepares students for entry level positions in angiography.

Criteria for Admission

1. Overall GPA of 2.5 or greater in all previous college coursework.

2. The applicant must hold current registration in Radiography, Radiologic Technology, Radiologic Sciences, or Nuclear Medicine Technology by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB).

3. The applicant must have graduated from an accredited program approved by the JRCERT and have passed the ARRT certificate exam.

4. Clinical placement is not guaranteed on admission to the program. Clinical placements require acceptance by the affiliated medical facility after an interview, criminal background check and review of applicant qualifications by each medical facility affiliate. Students are required to spend a specified number of hours a week (specific to clinical education course - see below) in order to satisfactorily pass all clinical competencies identified for each assigned internship.

Program Objectives

• Provide continuing education for licensed Radiologic Technology Professionals (RTs) at the university level.
• Provide access for professionals to use their mandated continuing education requirements to complete a certificate program.
• Provide advanced Radiologic Technology imaging education to promote excellence in the health care environment.
• Provide advanced imaging course work in computer applications, angiographic imaging, physics and cross-sectional anatomy.
• Provide advanced clinical internships through placements at the Radiologic Sciences program’s affiliate medical centers.
• Prepare the student for new employment in the angiographic imaging field or adds these responsibilities to current employment.
• Prepare and qualify the student to sit for the national advanced imaging vascular interventional certification examination.

Suggested Program/Curriculum

A student who successfully follows the sequence below will complete the curricular requirements:

Program Prerequisites

BIOL 144 , Sectional Anatomy (3 cr.)


Course 1st Trimester 2nd Trimester
IMAG 485  Medical Imaging in the Digital Environment 3 (5 wks)  
ANGI 320  Angiographic Procedures I 3 (7 wks)  
ANGI 360  Angiographic Procedures II   3 (7 wks)
ANGI 330  Clinical Education I 3 (7 wks)  
ANGI 340  Clinical Education II     3 (14 wks)
ANGI 420  Vascular Interventional Review   3 (7 wks)

Total Angiography courses: 18 Credit Hours

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