Overview

Washington Health System School of Radiologic Technology is a 24-month program in conjunction with California University of PA that prepares individuals for a career in radiography.  Radiologic technologists are part of the medical team that performs diagnostic imaging.  They are educated in anatomy, patient positioning, examination techniques, equipment protocols, radiation safety, radiation protection, and basic patient care, along with the academics required by California University to grant the Associate’s degree in Applied Sciences.

 

The course of study consists of a balance of classroom theory and clinical education.  The clinical education is competency based and utilizes the Radiology Department, offsite facilities, evenings, weekends, and specialty areas of CT, MRI, and Interventional Radiology for achievement of the skills and proficiency that are required in the profession of radiography.  Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are eligible to apply for the national certification examination of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.  Graduates passing the certification examination are recognized as Registered Technologists.

 

The program is accredited by:

 

Joint Review Committee on Education in
Radiologic Technology
20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
www.jrcert.org

 

The program begins in August each year and follows the ASRT Radiography Curriculum. The course of study challenges students and provides a solid foundation of traditional core knowledge while also offering opportunities to develop skills that will serve them.