Radiologic Technologists to Host Open House

Brunswick, GA The Radiologic Science program at the College of Coastal Georgia will hold an open house on Tuesday, October 16, 2012, from noon-1 p.m. and 5-6 p.m. in Room 132 of the Nunnally Health & Science Building for prospective students and their families to learn more about the College’s associate degree program.

Students who are currently enrolled in the two-year career program will be on hand to answer questions and provide a peer-to-peer perspective. Faculty members will be available to advise students for the Spring 2013 semester. Students are encouraged to take advantage of early registration, beginning October 29, 2012, for spring term.

The College’s Radiologic Science program has been preparing students for a career in the medical imaging field for over 30 years. As a teaching team, the faculty members have over 40 years of radiology experience. Students complete clinical experiences at numerous Southeast Georgia Health System locations and Southern Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine. Currently enrolled students are able to apply their knowledge of radiographic technique and procedures in the on-campus energized laboratory equipped with computed radiography and PACS. Radiologic technologists work with some of the most innovative equipment in the medical field to help identify pathologies, plan and administer treatment, and restore patient health.

Upon graduation from the program, students receive an A.S. degree and are eligible for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Credentialing Examination. For the past five years, 97% of Coastal Georgia’s students have passed the ARRT exam on the first attempt, with overall scores that surpass the national average. Entry-level employment as a registered radiologic technologist can lead to specialization in mammography, computed tomography, cardiac-interventional procedures, magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, and radiation therapy. Many graduates pursue a baccalaureate degree in radiologic science.

Members of the press are welcome to attend the open house. Contact Bonnie M. Tobias, Program Director at (912) 279-5864, or by e-mail (BTobias@ccga.edu), for more information.
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Release Date: 10/3/2012
Source: College of Coastal Georgia

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