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Limited Radiographer Certificate of Proficiency


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The Limited Radiographer Certificate for Proficiency is a program offered under School of Radiologic Sciences. The program provides integrated didactic instruction with the utilization of clinical simulation. During the course of the program, radiologic physics, anatomy, radiographic procedures, positioning, and patient assessment are taught. 

The program is one semester and is offered during fall, spring and summer semesters. The student qualifies for a certificate of proficiency upon completion of the program.

Advisement

Students enrolled in the Limited Radiographer program will receive continuous advisement from individual instructors throughout the duration of the program. 

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Admission Requirements

  1. Be accepted to Weber State University and register for Limited Radiography Program. 
  2. Present a satisfactory high school and/or college(s) transcript(s).

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the fundamental concepts of biological effects of radiation.
  • Demonstrate proper radiation protection procedures during diagnostic procedures.
  • Demonstrate proper use and understanding of radiation exposure monitors and diagnostic radiation equipment.
  • Demonstrate, select, accurately explain and produce diagnostic quality radiographs that fall within the scope of practice for radiology practical technicians in the state of Utah (Statute 58-54).
  • Demonstrate repeated competency in accurately explaining the proper radiographic image production, image processing, and digital image formation
  • Demonstrate proper evaluation and critique of radiographic positioning, technical factors, anatomy, physiology and pathology that fall within the scope of practice for radiology practical technicians in the state of Utah (Statute 58-54).
  • Demonstrate legal and professional responsibility within the limited scope of practice for a radiology practical technician.
  • Demonstrate appropriate patient education, safety and comfort skills.
  • Demonstrate acceptable methods of infection control and prevention.
  • Demonstrate proper patient monitoring during radiographic procedures.
  • Demonstrate appropriate responses to diverse patient populations.
  • Demonstrate a sense of professionalism and desire to learn.
  • Understand the radiographic anatomy and positioning specific to the Limited Scope of Practice (Utah Statute 58-54) which only includes Chest, Extremities, Skull/Sinus, Spine, and Podiatric.

Reqired Courses


The program provides integrated didactic instruction with the utilization of clinical simulation. During the course of the program, radiologic physics, anatomy, radiographic procedures, positioning, and patient assessment are taught. 

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