• Radiologic Technology



    Mission Statement

    The mission of Nichols Career Center Radiologic Technology Program is:

  • to provide high quality, entry-level education in Radiologic Technology to students,to offer course work that articulates with college-based Radiologic Technology programs thereby increasing the flexibility and marketability of the graduate,to provide students with instructional activities that reinforce basic skills, employability skills, and the value of lifelong learning, and to graduate students who will receive a certificate of completion and are eligible to sit for the National Certification Examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology.

    Program Description

    The Radiologic Technology Program at Nichols Career Center is a 24 month, fully-accredited training program in the performance of all diagnostic x-ray examinations. This program begins each year in August. Classes are held at the Career Center with clinical experiences at the Jefferson City hospitals, Jefferson City Medical Group, and Callaway Community Hospital.

    During the 2 year program, the student will learn patient care skills, radiation physics, anatomy and physiology, technical factors that affect x-ray images, radiation protection and biology, and other information necessary to prepare them to be competent radiologic technologists.

  • **Pending approval, beginning with the 2013-14 school year, students interested in Dental Assisting, Practical Nursing and Radiologic Technology will need to apply through Linn State Technical College.  These programs will still be on the Nichols Career Center campus. 
     
    You may visit www.linnstate.edu or for further questions please call 1.573.897.5221 or toll free at 1.800.743.8324

    Program Goals

    1. Students will use critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
    2. Students will be able to communicate.
    3. Students/graduates will be clinically competent.
    4. Students will evaluate the importance of professional growth and development.

    Program Certification

    This program is certified through the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).

    JRCERT
    20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
    Chicago, IL 60606-3182
    (312) 704-5300
    www.jrcert.org

    Admissions Requirements

    Minimum admissions requirements include:Mandatory:

    • Proof of high school graduation or GED
    • ACT scores
    • 15 credit hours of college in:
    • Written/oral communications (required)
    • Math (required)
    • Arts & humanities
    • Information systems
    • Social/behavioral sciences
    • Natural sciences
    • 4 hours of observation in a radiology department and physical assessment.
    • For more information, forms, and application, click on Radiology Information.
    Students completing the program are eligible to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists upon completion of the program. Information and applications are available by calling (573) 659-3238.
    Radiology Coordinator - Ronda Wahl
    Radiology Instructors - Vicki Johnson
    Room Number - 166
    Hours of Class - 8:00-3:00 five days a week