14 MONTH PROGRAM
Management issues facing radiology specialty are those of medicine in general and those unique to radiology. Radiology-specific challenges to practice management include increasing use of imaging technology in disease workup, and therefore increased imaging-related economic and manpower costs. To help address business management concerns in the context of these escalating challenges for the modern radiology practice, Southwest University started a BS in Radiology Management. Topics include Information, Operations, Human Resources, and Asset management in Radiology.
24 MONTH PROGRAM
Radiological technologist is a healthcare professional who uses specialized X-Ray equipment to create images of structures inside the human body. They must be able to interact with people who range from healthy to critically ill. Technologists will be supervised by board certified radiologists.
This course is designed to prepare the student to perform clinical examinations of the human body with special consideration to image production, quality control, signal to noise ratio and basic pulse sequences. Graduates will be able to obtain employment in orthopedic clinics, diagnostic imaging clinics, and hospitals.
9 MONTH PROGRAM
Computed tomography imaging is the collecting of anatomic information from a cross-sectional plane of the body utilizing ionizing radiation and a CAT scanner. It can be used to image many parts of the body, such as the brain, facial bones, neck, spine, chest, abdomen and pelvis. CT plays a vital role in diagnosing Trauma patients, Cancer patients, and General medical patients.
The program offers a blend of clinical and didactic educational experiences that will provide the student with the necessary knowledge and skills to become a CT technologist. Students will learn how to effectively image patients, post process 3D images, assist in biopsies and complete routine exams.
24 MONTH PROGRAM
The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program at Southwest University is committed to excellence in education, demonstrated by providing a comprehensive program to students. The program supports the vision, values, and mission of Southwest University by striving to be the premier diagnostic medical sonography training program in our community.
22 MONTH PROGRAM
M.R.I. Technologists are healthcare professionals who use specialized M.R.I. equipment to create images of structures inside the human body. They must be able to communicate effectively with people at all health levels. Throughout the program, M.R.I. Technologists will be supervised by board certified radiologists, who will guide and facilitate learning experiences. Graduates will be able to obtain employment in a variety of medical settings, such as orthopedic clinics, diagnostic imaging clinics, and hospitals.
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