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Radiography (Limited Access Program), A.S. Degree

Program Information

A.S. Degree - Code 2137/2037 - Catalog 2017/2018

Dee Vanlandingham, Assistant Chair, deeann.vanlandingham@halifax.org

Connie Kisner, Staff Assistant, 386-506-3080, kisnerc@daytonastate.edu

Melissa Brown, Academic Advisor, 386-506-3052, Melissa.Brown@daytonastate.edu

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes

Mission:

To provide a multi-skilled, comprehensive education for students in the Radiologic Sciences. The Program will promote standards to meet stated outcomes for service-oriented professionals that are entry-level into the profession, and promote multi-competency and life-long learning.

Description:

The program provides a multi-skilled comprehensive education for students in the Radiologic Sciences. The program promotes standards to meet and exceed outcomes of service-oriented professionals that are entry-level into the profession while promoting multi-competent continuing education.

Program Accreditation: This program is sponsored by Halifax Health Medical Center and accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology. JRCERT may be contacted at 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, Illinois 60606-3182. Phone 312-704-5300. Fax 312-704-5304. www.jrcert.org or mail@jrcert.org

College Accreditation: Daytona State College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and bachelor's degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Daytona State College.

Note: Effective Spring 2016, the course credit hours for the following courses will be changed: RTE 1523 - 4 Semester Hours, RTE 2844 - 4 Semester Hours, RTE 1804 - 4 Semester Hours, RTE 2854 - 6 Semester Hours.

Outcomes:

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  1. Perform as entry-level radiographers in providing quality patient care.
  2. Adapt procedures using critical thinking and problem solving skills to produce optimal images.
  3. Demonstrate professional values and attributes to maintain a high standard of ethical conduct with patients, peers, employers and other members of the health care team.
  4. Outline plan to continue their professional growth and development.

Note: This program is eligible for federal financial aid and state bright futures.

Approximate Additional Costs

Students will be responsible for applicable Halifax Health Medical Center fees and Daytona State College tuition. Fees will be defined in applicable program information.

Additional Admission Requirements

  • This is a limited access program. Continuing enrollment approval will be required to enroll in the program specific courses based on a selection process after completing the General Education classes required.
  • Applicants that graduated from a Florida public high school after 2003 and received a standard high school diploma are exempt from taking placement tests. Those applicants that have successfully completed college level English and/or math may be exempt as well.
  • Completion of the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS V) with a minimum adjusted individual total score of 59 percentile and 63 percentile mathematics and 69 percentile reading is required for admission into the Radiography program.
  • Completion of the following courses with a grade of 'C' or better is required before application is considered for continuing enrollment: BSC1085C (Human Anatomy and Physiology I and Lab), ENC1101 (Introduction to Composition), MAC1105 (College Algebra). Program specific courses and general education courses must be completed with a grade of 'C' or better.
  • A minimum of 2.0 GPA is required to apply for continuing enrollment. Applicants with cumulative GPA's of 3.5 or better and successful completion of all prerequisite and corequisite courses will be considered more favorably.
  • Prior to being approved for continuing enrollment in Radiography, the student must successfully complete the application process. Applications for continuing enrollment and specific application information may be obtained at the program office at Halifax Health Medical Center. To receive a complete applicant packet, please contact 386-254-4075 and select option 2 or email your physical mailing address to DeeAnn.Vanlandingham@halifax.org. or http:///www.halifaxhealth.org/formedicalprofessionals/radiography_program.aspx
  • Prospective students must be of good physical and mental health.
  • Admissions into the program will be contingent on the satisfactory completion of both a drug screen and a background check consisting of a fingerprint check of state and federal criminal history information conducted through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) (Level 2) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
  • A pre-admission consultation with the assistant chair is strongly recommended after applicant packet is received.
  • Students will be held accountable for the policies and procedures of the Radiography program as outlined in the Radiography student handbook, as well as the College Student handbook.

Careers

Radiologic Technologist

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General Education Courses

General Education Core - 16 Credits

Communication Core (3 credits)

ENC1101Introduction to Composition

3

Mathematics Core (3 credits)

MAC1105College Algebra

3

Natural Sciences Core (4 credits)

BSC1085CHuman Anatomy and Physiology I and Lab

4

Humanities Core (3 credits)

Choose One Course

ARH1000Art Appreciation

3

HUM2020Introduction to Humanities

3

LIT2000Literature and Culture

3

MUL1010Music Appreciation

3

PHI2010Introduction of Philosophy

3

Social Sciences Core (3 credits)

PSY1012General Psychology

3

Note: Prior to enrollment in college-level English or math courses, some students may be advised to complete college preparatory/developmental course work. See an Academic Advisor to determine developmental course requirements.

Program Specific Courses

CGS2100Microcomputer Applications

3

RTE1000Fundamentals of Radiologic Technology

1

RTE1001Medical Terminology for Radiographers

1

RTE1418Radiographic Exposures and Processing

2

RTE1457Radiographic Exposures II

2

RTE1503Radiographic Procedures I

2

RTE1503LRadiographic Procedures Lab I

1

RTE1513Radiographic Procedures II

2

RTE1513LRadiographic Procedures Lab II

1

RTE1523Radiographic Procedures III

4

RTE1804Radiographic Clinical Education I

4

RTE1814Radiographic Clinical Education II

3

RTE1824Radiographic Clinical Education III

5

RTE2385Radiation Biology and Protection

2

RTE2563Selected Radiographic Special Procedures I

3

RTE2573Selected Radiographic Special Procedures II

3

RTE2613Radiation Physics I

3

RTE2623Radiation Physics II

3

RTE2782Radiographic Pathology

1

RTE2834Radiographic Clinical Education IV

5

RTE2844Radiographic Clinical Education V

4

RTE2854Radiographic Clinical Education VI

6

RTE2782 meets the graduation requirement for Oral Communications for this program.

Sample Program of Study

Prerequisite Courses

ENC1101Introduction to Composition

3

MAC1105College Algebra

3

BSC1085CHuman Anatomy and Physiology I and Lab

4

Year 1

1st Semester - Spring

Humanities Core

3

RTE1000Fundamentals of Radiologic Technology

1

RTE1418Radiographic Exposures and Processing

2

RTE1804Radiographic Clinical Education I

4

RTE1503Radiographic Procedures I

2

RTE1503LRadiographic Procedures Lab I

1

2nd Semester - Summer

RTE1457Radiographic Exposures II

2

RTE1001Medical Terminology for Radiographers

1

RTE1513Radiographic Procedures II

2

RTE1513LRadiographic Procedures Lab II

1

RTE1814Radiographic Clinical Education II

3

3rd Semester - Fall

PSY1012General Psychology

3

CGS2100Microcomputer Applications

3

RTE1523Radiographic Procedures III

4

RTE1824Radiographic Clinical Education III

5

Year 2

1st Semester - Spring

RTE2613Radiation Physics I

3

RTE2834Radiographic Clinical Education IV

5

RTE2563Selected Radiographic Special Procedures I

3

2nd Semester - Summer

RTE2573Selected Radiographic Special Procedures II

3

RTE2623Radiation Physics II

3

RTE2844Radiographic Clinical Education V

4

3rd Semester - Fall

RTE2782Radiographic Pathology

1

RTE2854Radiographic Clinical Education VI

6

RTE2385Radiation Biology and Protection

2

Note: Sequence of courses may vary. Check catalog course descriptions for requisite requirements.

Total Credit Hours: 77