May 27, 2019  
Undergraduate Bulletin 2010-2011 
    
Undergraduate Bulletin 2010-2011 [Archived Catalog]

Radiography (A.S.)


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Program:  A.S.R.
Student Success Center
College of Health and Human Services

Neff Hall 120 ~ 260-481-4187 ~ www.ipfw.edu/hhs/radiography/


 The student learning outcomes for the degree are as follows:

  • Demonstrate clinical procedural proficiency and radiation safety.
  • Demonstrate age specific radiographic patient care.
  • Evaluate the quality of radiographic images.
  • Demonstrate logical film sequence for non-routine situations.
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal communication with patients and other healthcare staff.
  • Demonstrate effective written communication in patient records.
  • Demonstrate professional and ethical behaviors in clinical practice.

 

The Radiography, A.S. is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182; Phone: (312) 704-5300; Fax: (312) 704-5304; www.jrcert.org.  

The Radiography program includes general education prerequisite courses and professional education. Students are designated as Pre-Radiography majors prior to admission into the professional program. Prerequisite courses may be completed under the advisement of the College of Health and Human Services. Professional education is a combination of classroom instruction and clinical experience. The clinical experience is conducted in the radiology departments of Parkview Hospital, Parkview North Hospital, Fort Wayne Orthopaedics and Carew Medical Park. 

Admission Criteria:                                                                                              

Admission to the radiography professional program from Pre-Radiography status is limited and competitive. Completion of Pre-Radiography course work alone does not ensure admission. Admission is based on a total composite score of the following:

  • Pre-Radiography curriculum GPA
  • Estimate of Applicant Suitability forms
  • Preadmission testing
  • Personal interview

Pre-Radiography Curriculum:

Pre-Radiography curriculum course work and grades from all post-secondary institutions attended will be reviewed and evaluated. Pre-Radiography curriculum includes:

  • BIOL 20300
  • BIOL 20400
  • COM 11400 or COM 21200
  • ENG W131
  • ETCS 10600
  • MA 15300
  • PSY 12000

                                                                                          

Application to the Program:

Application Requirements - Applicants seeking admission to the radiography program must meet the following requirements:

·         Complete at least 7 credit hours of preradiography curriculum with a minimum 2.7 Pre-Radiography curriculum grade point average.           

·         Earn a grade of C- or better in each Pre-Radiography curriculum course.

·         Complete BIOL 20300, BIOL 20400, and MA 15300 courses within 5 years of the desired start date of the professional program.

·         Submit an application, official high school transcript, official college transcripts (one from each post-secondary institution attended) and applicant suitability forms, hand delivered or postmarked by March 1 for desired admission into the program beginning the following Summer Semester II to:

                                    College of Health and Human Services
                                    Radiography Program Director
                                    Neff Hall, Room 142
                                    2101 E. Coliseum Boulevard
                                    Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499.

 

Application Information - See the academic advisor for the radiography program for application materials:

                                          College of Health and Human Services
                                          Student Success Center
                                          Neff Hall, Room 120
                                          Phone: (260) 481-0145                                                                                     

Preadmission Test - Applicants meeting the application requirements will be scheduled for preadmission testing. Equivalents to preadmission testing requirements will be evaluated on an individual basis. 

Personal Interview - Applicants meeting the application requirements and minimum preadmission testing score will be contacted to arrange a personal interview. A personal interview is required before a final selection is made.  

Admission Policies:

Repeat Attempts – An applicant may make only two graded attempts at a prerequisite course. The most recent grade will be calculated in the applicant’s Pre-Radiography curriculum GPA. The applicant’s two attempts will include any graded attempt, whether or not eliminated from his or her cumulative GPA by grade replacement.

 

Fresh Start - For the purpose of selecting candidates to the radiography program, an applicant may petition to the program’s admissions committee for a fresh start.  A fresh start allows removal of a defined portion of the applicant’s early academic history from calculation of admission grade point average. Please contact the Pre-Radiography Academic Advisor for more information about the Fresh Start policy.

Admission Requirements:                                                               

To be admitted into the professional program, an applicant must complete all Pre-Radiography curriculum course work by the end of spring semester with a grade of C- or better in each course and maintain a minimum 2.7 Pre-Radiography curriculum grade point average.

 

In addition, acceptance into the Radiography Program is contingent on an applicant’s ability to meet the following requirements:

  • Demonstrate meeting the College of Health and Human Services Technical Standards.
  • Complete a Background Check to include Driving Record.
  • Submit military discharge papers, if applicable.
  • Pass a Drug Screening Test.
  • Complete a Physical Examination and submit a Health Record with documentation of required immunizations.
  • Submit proof of Professional Liability Insurance.
  • Obtain an Indiana State Board of Health Radiology Permit.

* Upon acceptance into the Radiography Program, students will be provided with the forms and information necessary to complete the above listed additional requirements.  Expenses incurred in meeting the above listed additional requirements are the responsibility of the applicant.

Professional Education Program: (60 credits)


Total Credits: 83


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