Computed Tomography (CT) Technologist Review

Certificate in Computed Tomography Review

Program Overview: Computed Tomography

Program Overview, Computed Tomography (CT) Review

Cambridge College of Healthcare & Technology helps students position themselves for success. Our Computed Tomography Technologist Review is designed to help registered Radiologic Technologists, Nuclear Medicine Technologists, and Radiation Therapists gain the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in their field.

The program’s curriculum is designed to help students obtain the education and training needed to assist board certified radiologists in the execution and management of CT imaging (CAT scans) of the head, neck, spine, musculoskeletal, chest, pelvis, abdomen and other specialized procedures.

A Proven Mix of Classroom Instruction and Hands-On Training

The Computed Tomography (review) is led by experienced instructors with a comprehensive knowledge of the workplace and the CT Technologist career. Their insight, coupled with cutting-edge curriculum, prepares students for work in the field.

Throughout the program, students are offered a mix of classroom instruction and hands-on learning using the latest technology—you’ll actually learn on technology you’ll use throughout your career.

From start to finish, the Computed Tomography Review prepares students to effectively execute the responsibilities of the CT Technologist role.



Job Outlook

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for certified Computed Tomography (CT) professionals is expected to grow by 28percent between 2008 and 2018. Taking advantage of the growing opportunities within the CT technologist field requires training and education.

 

Careers

Overview

As a CT Technologist, you will play a key role in the effective delivery of patient care in hospital, emergency rooms, clinics and outpatient centers.

What Does a CT Technologist Do? 

CT Technologists maintain many responsibilities throughout the patient care cycle, including:

  • Managing patient CT scans
  • Positioning patients for optimal scanning results
  • Monitoring equipment settings, status and controls
  • Protecting patients
  • Assisting radiologist with imaging procedures
  • Starting IVs
  • Dispensing oral contrast to patients for CT scans
  • Assisting radiologist with interventional CT procedures
  • Assessing the quality and accuracy of CT scans
  • Collating and labeling scans

Certification

You will earn a certificate in Computed Tomography upon successful completion of this review.

Program Summary
  • Certificate program
  • 4 weeks
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