Radiology: University of Colorado Health / Memorial Health System School of Radiologic Technology / PPCC Collaborative Program

Associate of Applied Science Degree

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This collaborative program offers the student the opportunity to earn an AAS Degree in Radiologic Technology.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

The student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate clinical competence
    1. Use proper positioning skills
    2. Practice patient safety
    3. Select proper technical factors
  2. Demonstrate professional growth
    1. Recognize the importance of being an advocate to the profession and participant in lifelong learning
  3. Communicate in the healthcare arena
    1. Demonstrate good written skills
    2. Demonstrate good oral skills
  4. Develop critical thinking and problem solving skills
    1. Complete exams under changed conditions by acting appropriately with new knowledge

The student will fulfill the PPCC residency requirements ideally with the pre-requisite courses. If any or all of the pre-requisite courses are transferred to PPCC, then to fulfill the residency course work, the student must chose up to 15 credit hours from the electives course list below. These courses will assist in the selection process to the Memorial program. They will apply to the Memorial program. There is no guarantee of admission. Upon completion of the program, the Memorial program coursework will be transferred back to PPCC for 57 hours. The student will then be awarded the degree. Students must meet the minimum credit requirement of 75 credits for this degree. A&P classes must have an in-class lab section and completed within 7 years.

General Education Courses

BIO 201

Human Anatomy & Physiology I w/Lab: SC1

4

BIO 202

Human Anatomy & Physiology II w/Lab: SC1

4

ENG 121

English Composition I: CO1

3

MAT 107

Career Math

3

or

 

 

MAT 121

College Algebra: MA1

(4)

PSY 101

General Psychology I: SS3

3

 

 

17-18

Additional Required Courses

RTE 101

Introduction to Radiography

2

RTE 111

Radiographic Patient Care

2

RTE 121

Radiologic Procedures I

3

RTE 122

Radiologic Procedures II

3

RTE 141

Radiographic Equipment & Imaging I

3

RTE 142

Radiographic Equipment & Imaging II

3

RTE 181

Radiographic Internship I

5

RTE 182

Radiographic Internship II

5

RTE 183

Radiographic Internship III

7

RTE 221

Advanced Medical Imaging

3

RTE 231

Radiation Biology/Protection

2

RTE 281

Radiographic Internship IV

8

RTE 282

Radiographic Clinical Internship V

8

RTE 289

Capstone

3

 

 

57

Total Credit Hours

75

Electives

(Please contact your Radiology Technologist advisor before applying these to the AAS degree.)

CHE 111

General College Chemistry w/Lab: SC1

5

CSC 105

Computer Literacy

3

HPR 101

Customer Service in Healthcare

2

HPR 106

Law & Ethics for Health Professions

2

HPR 112

Phlebotomy

4

HPR 113

Advanced Phlebotomy

4

HPR 178

Medical Terminology

2

HPR 208

Medical Record Terminology

2

MAP 150

Pharmacology for Medical Assistants

3

NUA 101

Nurse Aide Health Care Skills

4

NUA 170

Nurse Aide Clinical Experience

1

NUA 171

Advanced Nurse Aide Clinical

1

PHY 111

Physics: Algebra-Based I w/Lab: SC1

5

PSY 235

Human Growth & Development: SS3

3