RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY

 

 

 

CIP Code: 51.091
CIP Name: Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Definition: A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to provide medical imaging services to patients and attending health care professionals. Includes instruction in applied anatomy and physiology, patient positioning, radiographic technique, radiation biology, safety and emergency procedures, equipment operation and maintenance, quality assurance, patient education, and medical imaging/radiologic services management.  

 

Approval Status

The Radiologic Technology Alignment was approved by the Kansas Board of Regents on June 19, 2014.  Colleges are granted one year from the approval date to implement the alignment.


State Business and Industry Committee recommendation

In lieu of a Letter of Guidance, KBOR has requested the use of an alignment map. The alignment map dated 6/19/14 has received support from the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCET).  Graduates will take and are expected to pass the nation American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) exam, and register as a Radiologic Technologist (L.R.T) with the Kansas Board of Healing Arts.


Alignment Map:     Click here (pdf)


Common Courses

No common courses – institutions may utilize their existing courses provided they adhere to the American Society Radiologic Technologist (ASRT) curriculum guide.   


Support Courses  (11-12 credit hours)

Institutions may utilize existing like courses which adhere to the agreed upon course lengths and competencies.

Human Anatomy and Physiology 5 to 6 credit hours 
College Algebra 3 credit hours
English Composition 3 credit hours

To learn where this program is available in Kansas, visit the Kansas Career Technical Education Program Search.