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Amplified Program in Radiography

 
Muhlenberg School of Radiography  

By virtue of an agreement between Union County College and Muhlenberg Harold B. and Dorothy A. Snyder Schools, Plainfield, N.J., sponsored by JFK Medical Center, Edison, NJ. Union County College confers a degree of Associate in Science upon graduates of the Hospital-sponsored school who have fulfilled the requirements for the degree specified by the College.
 
Students in the program earn college credits in English, mathematics, biology, physics, psychology, computer systems and a humanities elective in classes and laboratories conducted at Union County College. Radiography courses are the primary responsibility of the program. 
 
The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners accredit Muhlenberg Snyder School of Radiography.
 
Students are enrolled in the School of Radiography and are matriculated by Union County College. They are eligible To participate in all student activities at Union County College and have the same rights and privileges as all other college students.
 
Students interested in the program should contact the Muhlenberg Harold B. and Dorothy A. Snyder Schools at (908) 668- 2400 or (908) 668-2844 for additional information.

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:
 
  • Successfully complete the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Board Examination in Radiography
  • Exhibit the appropriate skills and competency of an entry level Radiographer including:
    • Competency in performing routine and nonroutine (trauma) examinations in Radiography
    • Practicing appropriate basic patient care
    • Utilizing proper radiation protection for their patients, themselves, peers and others
    • Demonstration of proper and effective communication skills while speaking and writing
  • Practice appropriate professional ethics of a Radiographer
  • Demonstrate appropriate problem solving and critical thinking skills necessary to be a proficient healthcare provider
  • Understand the benefits of additional personal and professional growth and lifelong learning skills necessary for the changing field of Radiography 
Search for courses in the online course catalog.

Curriculum

General Education Course

24 Credits must be successfully completed prior to the start of the Professional Radiography courses

RNTM 101 - Medical Terminology
MAT 119 - Algebra
MAT 143 - Elementary Mathematical Analysis OR
MAT 127 - Statistics
ENG 101 - English Composition I
ENG 102 - English Composition II
BIO 105 - Anatomy & Physiology I
BIO 106 - Anatomy & Physiology II
PSY 101 - General Psychology
PSY 102 - Psychology of Personality OR
SOC 101 - Principles of Sociology
PHY 125 - Elements of Physics AND
PHYL 125 - Elements of Physics Lab OR
PHY 101 - General Physics I AND
PHYL 111 - Mechanics Laboratory
CIS 100 - Intro to Computer Applications OR
CIS 101 - Intro to Information Systems
Elective - Humanities

NOTE: ENG I & II, BIO 105 & 106, MAT 119PSY 101 are required prerequisite courses that must be completed prior to the professional courses. 4 additional credits must also be completed prior to the professional courses.

Professional Radiography Courses

Fall Semester Start – on a seat availability basis
This is a Full-time Program. Students must be available 5 days a week.

First Year/First Semester - Fall

RNTM 103 - Intro to Medical Imaging
RADM 120 - Radiologic Procedures I
CLPR 901 - Clinical Practicum – 2 days per week

First Year/Second Semester - Spring

RADM 110 - Radiographic Exposure I
RADM 121 - Radiologic Procedures II
RNTM 102 - Healthcare Today
CLPR 902 - Clinical Practicum – 2 days per week

First Year/Third Semester - Summer I

RADM 122 - Radiologic Procedures III
RADM 135 - Radiation Biology
CLPR 903 - Clinical Practicum – 2-4 days per week

First Year/Fourth Semester - Summer II

CLPR 904 - Clinical Practicum – 2-4 days per week

Second Year/Fifth Semester - Fall

RADM 211 - Radiographic Exposure II
RADM 212 - Radiographic Physics
RADM 223 - Radiologic Procedures IV
CLPR 905 - Clinical Practicum – 2 days per week

Second Year/Sixth Semester - Spring

RADM 201 - Radiographic Pathology
RADM 213 - Radiographic Equipment
RADM 224 - Radiologic Procedures V
RNTM 201 - Fundamentals of Computed Tomography
RNTL 201 - Fundamentals of CT Lab
CLPR 906 - Clinical Practicum – 2 days per week

Second Year Seventh Semester - Summer I

CLPR 907 - Clinical Practicum – 2-4 days per week

Second Year Eighth Semester - Summer II

CLPR 908 - Clinical Practicum – 2-4 days per week

  • RADM 102 may be taken at any time if a student is to continue in Nuclear Medicine Technology or Radiation Therapy. RADM 102 is a required course for students entering Nuclear medicine Technology.
  • RNTM signifies courses offered to radiography, nuclear medicine technology and radiation therapy students.
  • Each professional semester, including the 4 summer sessions, have a clinical component that MUST be met for the successful completion of the program.

 

Career Options

Graduates are eligible to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and the New Jersey State Licensure Examinations.

Program Information

Type of Program: Associate in Science Degree

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