About the Program
Great Basin College offers a two-year, five-semester program leading to an Associate of Applied Science in Radiology Technology. This is NOT a totally online program. The first year, the courses are at the Elko Campus on Tuesday afternoon and all day Wednesday. The second year student participate in a clinical setting. The clinical rotations can be throughout Nevada.
All radiology students should consult with a departmental adviser in planning course work. *Please note- You need to read the application guide to make sure you include the supporting documentation with your application form.* The application guide is found below. We have supplied a printable application in the links to the right.
Great Basin College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). The program has been recognized by the American Registry of Radiology Technology (ARRT) and NWCCU. As of July of 2011 we are now accredited by JRCERT(Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiology Technology). You may review our Program Effectiveness Data document or visit the JRCERT website to receive more information or review the JRCERT standards.
Contact information for JRCERT:
20 N. Wacker Dr., Ste 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-2850
The curriculum integrates online and live courses in radiology technology with general education requirements. Clinical experiences are offered at the college and affiliated healthcare sites. Please read the *student application handbook* for detailed application processes.
Great Basin College Radiology Technology Program wants to ensure student privacy so all online and web enhanced courses are available through the distance education(WebCampus) and are password protected. GBC adheres to FERPA guidelines.
PROGRAM MISSION STATEMENT(Updated October 14, 2010):
The mission of Great Basin College's Associate of Applied Science Radiology Technology Program is to provide quality education to prepare the undergraduate Radiology Technology student for beginning practice in a variety of health care settings.
1. Students will be clinically competent.
2. Students will be able to communicate effectively.
3. Students will be able to critically think and problem solve.
4. Students will be able to develop professionally.
EXPECTED STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
The Radiology Technology Program graduate should be able to:
1. Students will be able to demonstrate clinical competency.
2. Students will be able to position patients for diagnostic quality images.
3. Students will be able to integrate ALARA practices for self, patients and others.
4. Students will be able to evaluate the final radiology image for essential criteria.
5. Students will be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
6. Students will be able to manipulate technique to accommodate for patient condition.
7. The graduating students will be able to demonstrate critical thinking skills.
8. Students will be able to describe professional avenues available to them.
9. Students will be able to demonstrate professionalism in the clinical setting.
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Relevant Additional Reading, Forms, or Other Information
See also these Web Links
Mary Doucette, M.S.,R.R.A.(ARRT)(R)(M)(MR)(CT)(QM)
Cherie Jaques, B.S.R.T.,(ARRT)(R)(M), ARDMS
For More Information, Contact
Dianna Byers: 775.753.2301, dianna.byers(a)gbcnv.edu
Mary Doucette: 775.753.2436, mary.doucette(a)gbcnv.edu
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