This program prepares students to be confident, effective and efficient as professional radiologic technologists in the management of specialized equipment and patient care.
A radiologic technologist, also known as medical radiation technologist and as radiographer, performs imaging of the human body for diagnosis or treating medical problems.
Radiologic technologists work in hospitals, clinics, medical laboratories and private practice.
Radiologic technology modalities (or specialties): Diagnostic radiography, Sonography,Fluoroscopy, CT(computed tomography), MRI (magnetic resonance imaging), Nuclear medicine, Radiotherapy, Mammography.
The vision of the Medical Technology Program is to become the preferred choice for students who pursue a career in Medical Technology through its alignment of programs with the evolving needs of the agencies which it serves and the provision of a student-centered learning environment that fosters life-long learning, leadership and continued intellectual development.
Building upon the vision, mission and values of the Allied Health Programs of SSLC, the mission of the Medical Technology Program is to prepare students for successful careers in Med Tech therein, to foster responsible citizenship and to promote lifelong learning through partnership with healthcare providers and facilities to prepare students for rapidly changing careers.
- Working as a Medical Radiation Technologist in Alberta, Canada
If you would like more detailed information about working as a MRT such as duties, working conditions, salaries, educational requirements, and personal characteristics, you can read the each of career profiles for medical radiation technology on the Alberta Learning Information Service’s occupational information website, OCCinfo
- X-ray techs earn more than nurses
And the work is ‘less toxic’ too (U.K.)
Radiologic technologists are among the highly skilled professions that have been very much in demand in the UK since 2000, according to the Association of Filipino Radiographers in the UK (Afruk).
- Radiology jobs among top 10 for 2013
Radiology positions requiring an associate’s degree are among the top 10 paying jobs for 2013, according to data released by CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists.