Pueblo CampusShawna Chamberlain 719-549-3284 Health Sciences Annex Shawna.Chamberlain@pueblocc.edu
Southwest Colorado Community CollegeTiana Lemley 970-247-2929 ext. 7239 Tiana.Lemley@pueblocc.edu
According to the American Society of Radiologic Technologists, as many as 97 percent of the 2,300 surveyed radiologic technologists cited wanting an interesting job as the primary factor for their career choice.
Program Start Term: Fall
Average Class Size: 23
Program Length: 2 Years (5 Semesters)
Part-Time or Full-Time: Full-Time
Course Availability: Day Classes (Clinicals Vary)
Program Locations: Pueblo, Durango
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What Will I LearnThe AAS in Radiologic Technology prepares you to work as a critical member of today's health care team. We teach you important critical thinking/problem solving techniques as well as interpersonal and communication skills that allow you to interact effectively with other health care team members, patients, and families from a variety of professional, social, emotional, cultural, and intellectual backgrounds. We provide you the skills you need to work with highly complex medical imaging equipment, analyze acquired images for quality, assess patient condition and apply appropriate techniques of patient care and education, and achieve the highest degree of clinical competency. The program focuses on developing your intellectual abilities as well as the judgment you need to demonstrate a professional attitude and demeanor, display the highest moral and ethical standards, and foster the safety of yourself and your patients.
Career InformationThe Radiologic Technology program prepares you for a career in Radiologic Technology (Radiography). As a graduate of the program, you are eligible to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) national certification examination in Radiography. You will specialize in radiographic procedures that demonstrate anatomy and pathologies on medical x-ray film, fluoroscopic screens, and other electronic imaging devices. These images are, in turn, interpreted by radiologists and other physicians for the diagnosis and treatment of disease and injury. Salary ranges from $41,184.00 to $66,152.00.
Our Experience FacultyThe PCC Radiologic Technology faculty has over 70 years combined experience in Radiologic Technology. Faculty members are trained teachers with expertise in Radiologic Technology. All faculty and instructors are registered through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Some faculty has additional registries in the areas of Mammography, Bone Densitometry and Quality Control.
Our Cutting Edge FacilitiesThe energized lab on the Pueblo campus has the same current technology as the technology that is being used in the field. The students are trained on a Computed Radiography system, which will prepare them for their clinical internships and career in Radiography.
THC (marijuana) is part of the required 10-panel drug screen prior to admittance into any Health Professions or Public Safety program at PCC. The passage of Amendment 64 in the State of Colorado, does not overrule Federal law, which states this is still an illegal substance. Students testing positive for THC (marijuana) will not be allowed entrance or re-entrance into a Health or Public Safety program.