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Radiologic Technology

Radiologic Technology Program

Mission

The mission of TMCC's Radiologic Technology program is to provide general and basic science education, combined with a sound foundation in the theory and art of Radiologic Technology to meet the educational needs of the students. This is evidenced by a competency-based program employing various teaching methodologies and technologies delivered through quality instruction. Graduates will have the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist's Examination for Radiographers and become a member of the health care team.

Once selected for the program, students complete 21 months of educational experiences. As part of the curriculum, students spend 1,680 hours in clinical education experiences conducted in cooperation with departments of radiology in Reno, Sparks and Carson City.

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American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)

The TMCC Radiologic Technology program is recognized by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) as meeting national professional standards.

The ARRT is the national agency responsible for testing, certifying, registering, and renewing registration of Radiologic Technologists. This involves, but is not limited to, mandatory continuing education and the investigation of ethical violations.

Persons with prior felony or misdemeanor convictions may be admitted to the program, but be prohibited by the ARRT from taking the examination. The ARRT will conduct a pre-application review to determine the impact of a conviction on eligibility.

Pre-application review forms may be requested from the ARRT Department of Regulatory Services at 651-687-0048.

Accreditation

Truckee Meadows Community College is fully accredited by Northwestern Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). NWCCU is an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. 

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Radiologic Technology Program

Truckee Meadows Community College
7000 Dandini Boulevard, RDMT 417
Reno, Nevada 89512-3999

Telephone: 775-674-7657 or Fax: 775-674-7940

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