Imaging professionals who take credit courses will be awarded 16CE credits for each academic semester credit. The section below lists courses that imaging technologists not enrolled in the MRI program may take for ARRT-approved credit.
Approved Activities: Activities meeting the definition of an approved academic course (See Section 20) will be awarded credit at the rate of 12 CE credits for each academic quarter credit or 16 CE credits for each academic semester credit. An official transcript must include both the month and year the course was completed. An indication that the class was passed (pass/fail) or a grade of “C” or better is required to receive CE credit for an academic course (ARRT Section 14).
Approved Academic Course: A formal course of study that is relevant to the radiologic sciences and/or patient care and is offered by a post-secondary educational institution accredited by a mechanism recognized by ARRT. Relevant courses in the biologic sciences, physical sciences, radiologic sciences, health and medical sciences, social sciences; communication (verbal and written); mathematics, computers, management, or education methodology will be accepted. Courses that may NOT be applicable include but are not limited to astronomy, fine arts, geology, geography, history, music, philosophy, and religion (Section 20 of ARRT).
Technologists who wish to take any credit course in this section must register as special students. See Wake Tech Admissions for more information http://admissions.waketech.edu/. Registered ARRT technologists should contact Anne Pistacchio at [email protected] for permission to enter this course and for registration forms. Courses are offered on according to spaces available.
IMG 130 Imaging Ethics and Law (Online – please review requirements for distance education courses)
This course covers the legalities of relationships between health care workers and patients. Emphasis is on professional malpractice, patient rights, legal and professional standards, and ethical considerations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate their understanding of the legal and ethical responsibilities of a diagnostic imaging professional.
*Additional courses will be added in the future*