Radiologic Technology (RAT)

What is Radiologic Technology?

Sinclair's Radiologic Technology program prepares you for a career in one of the fastest-evolving areas of health care today. A rewarding profession for those who offer both advanced technical knowledge and human compassion. technological advancements are consistently introduced which provide exciting opportunities in the field.

The largest component of this discipline is medical imaging that involves the production of an image used to diagnose medical conditions. High-tech imaging methods employed in medical imaging utilize x-ray, sonographic, magnetic, and computer-driven equipment.

Who are Radiographers?

Radiographers are radiologic technologists who specialize in medical imaging.  Advanced technical knowledge and human compassion are the most important features of registered radiographers. They specialize in medical imaging by providing patient care in routine and special procedures performed to diagnose, prevent, and treat disease. Radiographers often assist radiologists and other physicians in the delivery of health care services in medical imaging and other related departments. Radiation protection practices of the radiographer provide for safe radiation environments.

The Radiologic Technology Program is accredited by:

The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
20 N. Wacker Drive
Suite 2850
Chicago, IL. 60606-2901
www.jrcert.org
 
Important Information about Health Sciences Programs: The Health Sciences (HS) Programs consist of open enrollment courses (general education and division specific) and program specific courses with limited enrollment. The open enrollment courses may be taken prior to entry into the limited enrollment courses. To qualify for entry to limited enrollment courses, please see the program specific information packet located on each HS program's webpage.