Short-term Technical Certificate - 4 - 6 Credit Hours
Division: Health Sciences
Department: Radiologic Technology
Effective as of Fall 2017
What is the program about?
The short term certificate in Mammography is designed to provide radiographers certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) with didactic and clinical education in Mammography. Didactic courses focus on current Mammography principles while clinical courses provide students with real-life experience and development of hands-on skills needed to pursue employment opportunities Mammography.
- Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively.
- Demonstrate professionalism and ethical attitudes and behaviors.
- Demonstrate competence in the delivery of clinical practices with entry-level skills in Mammography.
- Demonstrate the ability to think critically and apply problem-solving skills.
Completion of this short term certificate program can lead to employment in comprehensive hospitals, suburban or rural outpatient centers, etc. as a Mammographer.
Graduates of this short-term certificate program are eligible to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists' (ARRT) examination. Successful completion of the ARRT certification exam is a requirement for employment in Mammography in most institutions. Applicants for the ARRT are required to comply with state and federal laws. A pre-application may be made to ARRT in order to obtain a ruling regarding eligibility for the examination. Students with specific questions about legal issues are encouraged to contact the ARRT directly or review the ethics section of their website at www.arrt.org. Licensure is also required in Ohio for those working in Mammography.
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.