Why Choose Radiology at PPCC?
Radiology at PPCC prepares students to apply to the UC Health Memorial School of Radiology. Our staff are highly qualified in the healthcare field and have ongoing relevant experience in radiology. After successful completion of the Radiology Program, students are eligible to perform various radiological procedures in this growing field.
What do PPCC Radiology students study?
Because this Radiology degree is part of a collaborative program, you will fulfill pre-requisite courses at PPCC, then apply to the UCHealth Memorial School of Radiology and complete your education with Memorial School of Radiology to receive an Associate of Applied Science degree. At PPCC, you will learn the basic foundation to apply to the radiology program including:
- Human anatomy and physiology
- Math skills
- Basics of radiography
- English composition
- General Psychology
HPR 178 Medical Terminology has changed course numbers to HPR 139 beginning Summer 2020.
Program Learning outcomes (PLO) are competencies with which students will be proficient in the completion of this program. PLO's link with course learning outcomes and competencies.
UCHealth Radiology Program Student Outcome Objectives:
Students will be able to demonstrate clinical competence.
Students will use proper positioning skills
Students will practice patient safety
Students will select proper technical factors
Students will demonstrate professional growth.
Students will recognize the importance of being an advocate to the profession and participating in lifelong learning
Students will be able to communicate in the healthcare arena.
Students will demonstrate good written skills
Students will demonstrate good oral skills
Students will develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Students will complete exams under changed conditions by acting appropriately with new knowledge
Classes You Might Take
After completing this two-year accredited associate program, you will take the national certification exam and will be a registered radiologic technologist. You can pursue specialized areas such as:
- Magnetic Resonance Imaging
- Nuclear Medicine
- Interventional Radiology
- Computed Tomography
Information Night for prospective radiologic technology students
Dates for the upcoming 2021 class:
- Video (1 hour) content available on the UCHealth Memorial School of Radiology Web site.
- All 2021 in person information night meetings have been cancelled due to COVID 19 restrictions.
If you have questions, Please call the School of Radiology direct at 719- 365-6819 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org .