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Advanced Pediatric Imaging Post Master’s Certificate


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The Advanced Pediatric Imaging Post-Master’s Certificate is a program offered by the School of Radiologic Sciences . The program provides integrated didactic instruction with the utilization of imaging simulation. During the course of the program, imaging of the pediatric GI system, GU system, respiratory system, musculoskeletal (MSK) system, and neurologic system will be taught. A simulation of imaging procedures relative to each pediatric body system will also be included. Pediatric sedation and physical exam relative to pediatric imaging procedures are also taught in this program. 

The program is two (2) semesters and is offered during the fall and spring semesters. The student qualifies for a certificate of proficiency upon completion of the program. 

  • Program Prerequisite: Graduate of a regionally accredited master or doctorate program with the associated Radiologist Assistant (RA) and/or Radiology Practitioner Assistant (RPA) credentials.
  • Grade Requirements: Demonstrate ability to achieve scholastically with grades of B or better. 
  • Credit Hour Requirements: The credit hours required for completion of the certificate will include the 24 credit hours (6 courses) within the Advanced Pediatric Imaging Post-Master’s Certificate program  
  • Program Code:  2088PMC
  • CIPC :510911

Advisement

Students enrolled in the Advanced Pediatric Imaging Post-Master’s Degree Certificate will receive continuous advisement from individual instructors throughout the duration of the program.

Admission Requirements 

  • Admission to Weber State University and online application for the MSRS Post-Master’s Certificate Program. 
  • Graduate of a regionally accredited master or doctorate academic program in advanced imaging. 
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended 
  • A cumulative graduate GPA of at least 3.0. If the graduate GPA is below 3.0, consideration may be based on GPA calculation on the last 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of graduate work. 
  • Recommendation forms (3). 

Program Learning Outcomes 

  • Understanding the unique aspects of pediatric GI, GU, Respiratory, Musculoskeletal and Neurologic anatomy, and disease processes 
  • Evaluation of neonatal, infant, and pediatric fluoroscopic imaging studies 
  • Identification of normal and pathologic radiographic, ultrasonographic, and additional imaging appearance of pediatric body systems 
  • Understanding of the sedation continuum 
  • Assisting or performing various pediatric imaging studies that involve sedation 
  • Support the pre-sedation, procedural, and recovery assessment of patients 
  • Application of monitoring and care of pediatric patients receiving sedation 
  • Identification of various sedation medications 
  • Review of airway maneuvers and the use of airway adjuncts used in the management of airway obstruction 
  • Identification of common complications and adverse events associated with sedation 
  • Understanding of pediatric sedation guidelines and regulatory issues 
  • Constructive evaluation of pediatric imaging procedures 
  • Management of pediatric imaging emergencies 

Required Cousres


The program provides integrated didactic instruction with the utilization of imaging simulation. During the course of the program, imaging of the pediatric GI system, GU system, respiratory system, musculoskeletal system, and the neurologic system will be taught. A simulation of imaging procedures relative to each pediatric body system will also be included. Pediatric sedation and physical exam relative to pediatric imaging procedures are also taught in this program. 

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