The Radiography curriculum prepares the graduate to be a radiographer, a skilled healthcare professional who uses radiation to produce images of the human body.

Course work includes clinical rotations to area healthcare facilities, radiographic exposure, image processing, radiographic procedures, physics, pathology, patient care and management, radiation protection, quality assurance, anatomy and physiology, and radiobiology.

Graduates of accredited programs are eligible to apply to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist’s national examination for certification and registration as medical radiographers. Graduates may be employed in hospitals, clinics, physician’s offices, medical laboratories, government agencies, and industry.

Program Learning Outcomes

P1: Entry Level Skills (GOAL 1 JRCERT Accreditation)
Students will possess the knowledge and clinical competency skills of an entry-level radiographer. Introduced: RAD 111 and RAD 112, Reinforced: RAD 171, Master and Assess: RAD 271

P2: Effective Communication: (GOAL 2 JRCERT Accreditation)
Students will communicate effectively. Introduced: RAD 110 and RAD 111; Reinforced: RAD 161 and RAD 171; Master and Assess: RAD 271

P3: Critical Thinking Skills: (GOAL 3 JRCERT Accreditation)
Students will demonstrate critical thinking skills. Introduced: RAD 111; Reinforced: RAD 112, Master and Assess: RAD 113BB

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Program Contact

Elaine Postawa
Chair, Radiography
Wayne West Building
Phone: (252) 222-6165
Email: postawae@carteret.edu

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