Radiologic Technology

Get the training, knowledge and skills you need to deliver quality care to patients and become a certified radiologic technologist.

$27.39

Median Hourly Earnings

Radiologic Technologist
516 Annual Job Openings projected through 2021
All wage and employment data is specific to the region and
taken from EMSI October 2018. Your starting salary may vary.

The radiologic technology program accepts 16 new students each July and has a 100% first-attempt pass rate on the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) national credentialing exam. This program:

  • Provides students with extensive clinical training in local outpatient centers and hospitals. Students complete clinical rotations at the following facilities:
    • Atlantic General Hospital – Berlin, MD
    • McCready Health – Crisfield, MD
    • Peninsula Imaging – Salisbury, MD
    • Peninsula Orthopaedic Associates – Salisbury, MD
    • Peninsula Regional Medical Center – Salisbury, MD
  • Delivers classroom instruction giving students the knowledge and skills to function as competent, entry-level radiologic technologists.
    • Students practice clinical scenarios during classroom instruction.
    • Students practice patient care skills relevant to the clinical environment.
  • Includes an on campus energized x-ray laboratory for students to simulate positioning patients and take exposures in a practice setting.
    • Students take x-rays on phantom models in the x-ray laboratory.
    • Students evaluate x-rays for accurate positioning and demonstration of pertinent anatomy.
  • Prepares graduates to successfully pass the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification exam.
    • An ARRT registry review is included in the radiologic technology curriculum.
    • Students complete practice ARRT simulated tests to prepare for the certification exam.
Interested in learning more about the Radiologic Technology program?  Attending a prospective student meeting is an admission requirement for this program.    

Prospective student meetings for Spring 2019: 

Friday, 1/25/19, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Shockley Hall, Room 304
Friday, 2/15/19, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Shockley Hall, Room 304
Tuesday, 3/12/19, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Shockley Hall, Room 304
Monday, 4/15/19, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Shockley Hall, Room 304

RSVP at 410-572-8740 or email Lori Hazel at lhazel@worwic.edu

*The deadline to apply for the program starting July 2019 is Friday, May 10, 2019.   
 

Due to the limited number of spaces available in this program, selection is on a competitive basis. Interested individuals must follow the procedures in the radiologic technology admission information packet.

Wor-Wic's radiologic technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), 20 N. Wacker Dr., Ste. 2850, Chicago, Ill, 60606-3182; phone: 312-704-5300; fax: 301-704-5304; email: mail@jrcert.org; website: www.jrcert.org. The program has an eight-year accreditation award from the JRCERT and the next review date is planned for 2025. Program effectiveness data is available on the JRCERT and Wor-Wic Community College websites.

Wor-Wic's radiologic technology program provides students with a comprehensive didactic, laboratory and clinical education that prepares graduates with the technical expertise for employment in the profession. Graduates of the radiologic technology program exhibit the professional and personal attributes that contribute to the delivery of quality care to patients in our community. The program supports the college’s vision by developing an exceptional workforce through excellence in education.

Goal Statement Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Students will be clinically competent.
  1. Students will position patients accurately to produce diagnostic radiographic images.
  2. Students will apply appropriate exposure technical factors for imaging exams.
  3. Students will practice radiation safety and apply radiation protection principles.
  1. Students will demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skill proficiency in a variety of patient care contexts.
  1. Students will modify imaging procedures during a multiple exam series.
  2. Students will evaluate the diagnostic quality of radiographs.
  3. Students will modify imaging procedures and demonstrate patient care assessment skills according to the patient’s medical condition.
  1. Students will demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills.
  1. Students will practice effective written communication skills.
  2. Students will practice effective oral communication skills.
  1. Students will develop professionalism and ethical behavior.
  1. Students will demonstrate professional growth and development in the radiologic technology program.
  2. Students will demonstrate an understanding of professional ethics practices in radiologic technology.
  3. Students will practice professionalism through professional service involvement.

Degree Programs

Dr. Karie Solembrino, department head and professor of radiologic technology, discusses being both a student in Wor-Wic’s radiologic technology program and a professor.

Contact Us Admissions 410-334-2895 admissions@worwic.edu
or
Dr. Karie Solembrino Department Head 410-572-8741 ksolembrino@worwic.edu
Program Advisory Committee Radiologic Technology
Admission Packet