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Mary Doucette, M.S., R.T.(ARRT), CBRPA
Radiology Technology Program Director


"You don't have to attend every argument you are invited to." — Unkown


Radiology Technology has been a very rewarding and exciting field. Having been in the field of Radiology Technology for over thirty years, I have never regretted my decision to work for my patients. <br /><br />Radiology Technology would be a great career choice for the interested student. During our 2 year program, the student will have a wide range of experiences from electromagnetic energy to the final product of an image. Helping patients during a stressful time in their lives is a very worthwhile endeavor. For additional information, please feel free to contact me at (775)753-2463 or email me at<br /><br />Like the GBC Radiology Technology page on facebook!<br /><br />


Contact Information

Office Location: HSCI 134, Elko Campus
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Office Hours

  • Tuesday: 1-3:30 pm
  • Thursday: 1-3:30 pm


  • Radiology Technology , Marian Health Center School of Radiology Technology, 1980
  • B.S. in Advanced Radiology-Radiology Practictioner Assistant, Weber State University, 2006
  • M.S. in Counselling and Educational, University of Nevada, Reno, 2009


Recommended Web Links

  • My family!!
  • Elko Fly Shop
  • Geneology
  • Certified Board of Radiology Practioner Assistants(CBRPA)
  • American Registry of Radiology Technology(ARRT)
  • Association of Collegiate Educators in Radiologic Technology (ACERT)
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiol


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HMS 200
Title:Ethics in Human Service
My Comments:This course is a general education social sciences requirement. It is also a human service, radiology technology or substance abuse counselor training certificate core requirement.

Syllabus (PDF)
RAD 101
Title:Exploration of Radiology
Catalog Description: For students who are interested in becoming a radiological technologist. Designed to give basic knowledge of what a radiological technologist does and what careers are available in this field. The major learning outcome of this course is to help students determine if this is the right career choice for them. Formerly RAD 090B.
My Comments:This is an online class. There is no book. It is 1/2 credit class. Please see course schedule for dates. It is offered every semester. This course used to be RAD090B.
RAD 112
Title:Patient Care/Medical Terminology
My Comments:Fall Semester
RAD 116
Title:Radiography I
My Comments:Fall Semester
RAD 118
Title:Electrical and Radiation Physics
Catalog Description: Provides knowledge of x-ray terminology and structure of x-ray circuitry, radiation production, radiation characteristics, and the photon interactions.
My Comments:Fall Semeseter
RAD 124
Title:Radiographic Photography and Techniques
Catalog Description: Covers processing of the radiographic image, from darkroom to computerized radiography. The principles and practices with manipulation of exposure factors to obtain acceptable image quality will be discussed at length.
My Comments:Spring Semester
RAD 126
Title:Radiography II
Catalog Description: A continuation of RAD 116. Reviews advanced radiology procedures, pathology noted on images, radio-pharmacology, and film critique.
My Comments:Spring Semester
RAD 128
Title:Imaging Equipment
Catalog Description: Review all the radiographic equipment used in imaging departments and the equipment works.
My Comments:Spring Semester
RAD 238
Title:Radiation Safety and Protection
Catalog Description: Course covers the ALARA (as low as reasonable achievable) concept. It also includes the definitions and significance of radiation protection and the biological effects of radiation. National and state requirements will be discussed. Offered online.
My Comments:Fall Semester
RAD 242
Title:Radiography Quality Management
Catalog Description: A study of quality control methods pertaining to equipment and quality issues in the radiology department. Covers performance improvement studies and quality assurance programs in relationship to current health-care trends. Offered online.
My Comments:Fall Semester
HMS 101
My Comments:Introduction to Human Services. This course is offered online each semester.
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