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Advanced Placement Track Radiography

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Associate's degree

Method of Delivery

Online, e-learning, or distance learning

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer. 510911

Description

A. Course Objective:
Description: To develop in students the personal and professional skills needed to perform as competent entry-level radiologic technologists.
Students will be presented with information in anatomy and physiology, methods of patient care, medical terminology, radiographic techniques, and communications.
Competencies to be achieved:
1. CPR
2. Vital Signs (Blood Pressure, Temperature, Pulse, Respiration, Pulse Oximetry)
3. Sterile and Aseptic Technique
4. Venipuncture
5. Transfer of Patient
6. Care of Patient Medical Equipment (e.g. Oxygen tank, IV Tubing)
Candidates must demonstrate competence in all 37 procedures identified as mandatory and 15 of the 34 elective procedures, including either upper GI or barium enema plus one other elective from the fluoroscopy section as part of the 15 electives. Mandatory procedures are listed first. See ARRT for further information on simulation and demonstrated performance.
B. Total Cost of Program (include all costs to student including testing, licensure):
$28,386.50
C. Provide a list of all books required for the program (even if cost of books is included in tuition):
KIT-PMI TAB 4 BUNDLE (PMI, Galaxy Tab 4w/BTK)
Elementary Algebra for College Students – w/CD (Custom)
Understanding Human Behavior: A Guide for Health Care Professionals
Anatomy & Physiology
Communication Skills for the Healthcare Professional
Merrill’s Atlas of Rad. Pos. & Proc. (3 vol. set Texts)
Principles of Radiographic Imaging an Art and Science
Radiologic Science for Technologists: Physics, Biology and Protection
Patient Care in Radiography: w/An Introduction to Medical Imaging
Medical Law and Ethics
Comprehensive Radiographic Pathology
Radiographic Image Analysis
Mosby’s Comprehensive Review
HESI Radiography Practice and Exit Exams
Corectec
D. Provide a list of all supplies required for the program (even if costs are included in tuition):
Tablet & Technology Requirements for Online Courses
Program coursework is delivered via online classes using an internet-based interactive learning management system. Students will utilize their assigned PMI email account. Tablets and smartphones may not be used to complete course work. They are to be used for reading and email only. Students in online courses must have a computer with the following specifications:
Windows
• Dual core processor (Intel or AMD) 512 MB RAM (recommended: 1 GB of RAM)
• High speed internet connection (minimum 2,000 kbps connection)
• Windows XP, Vista, 7, or higher
• Speakers (internal OR external)
• Printer
• Some courses may also require a CD/DVD drive
• Microsoft Office
Macintosh
• Mac OSX v10.6 (or better)
• High speed internet connection (minimum 2,000 kbps connection)
• Audio enabled
• Printer
• Some courses may also require a CD/DVD drive
• Microsoft Office
E. WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification:
Connie Diley cdiley@pmi.edu (480) 325-2093
F. Program Website: https://pmi.edu/programs/associate/advanced-placement-track-radiography
G. Additional information:
• Background checks requirements for licensing and background restrictions for working in the occupation: Background checks for licensing and working are variable. Essentially, any violation that isn’t a traffic ticket must be reported to the ARRT (licensing). The ARRT ethics review committee will examine all violations and determine if any action, such as barring a graduate from taking the exam, is warranted. The ARRT is a federal registration so a student would also have to report to their state licensing body as well. Usually, if the ARRT has cleared them, they will have no issue obtaining the state license. The same variability would be true of employment where background check issues would be subject to the policies of the facility.
• Other requirements needed: For the ARRT a student must complete an associate’s degree (in anything) and a professional education component. Both of these must be from a school accredited by an agency recognized by the ARRT. Work requirements would again be subject to the policy of the facility, i.e. standing for long periods of time or being able to lift a certain amount of weight.
H. Refund Policy: https://pmi.edu/catalog/mobile/index.html#p=130
I. Credentials:
• Industry Recognized: Yes America Registry of Radiological Technology
• Stackable: Yes Eligible to apply for Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences or Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration.
• Portable: Yes The credential is nationally accredited and allows students to be recognized throughout the 50 states based on credit recognition by the receiving institution.
• Accredited Curriculum: Yes
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology https://www.jcert.org
Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools https://www.abhes.org
J. Credential Attainment Rate: 88.61%

Details

Program Length (Weeks)

49

Hours

95

Entrance Requirements

None

School

Pima Medical Institute - Tucson

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Training Location(s)

Tucson

Local WIB

6 - Pima County Workforce Investment Board

Type of Attainment:

Associate of Occupational Science degree

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Federal Financial Aid, Military, and campus based

Refund Policy

Institutional

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

No

Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$2,079.00

In-State/District Tuition

$25,882.50

Other Fees

$275.00

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$25,882.50

Registration Fee

$150.00

Total In-State Program Cost

$28,386.50

Total Out-of-State Program Cost

$28,386.50

Demand Occupation(s)

29-2034.00Radiologic Technologists
$29.09 per hour
Required Certification: Medical Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners

Provider Status

Approved

Address

2121 N Craycroft Rd Bldg 1, Tucson, Arizona 85712

Phone Number

(520) 326-1600

Last Updated

Apr 19, 2021

Created

Mar 10, 2016