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Radiology Courses - General Requirements

All radiology degree programs require that you take basic courses in medical practices such as medical terminology, medical ethics, and patient record management. In addition to the core medical training, you will also take a series of radiology courses designed to get you acquainted with the fundamentals of radiologic sciences and machine operation. Our research team at radiology-schools.com has put together a sample of the curriculum that we believe is characteristic of courses you can expect from various programs:

Associates Degree - Sample Radiology Course Curriculum:

  • General Medical Courses
  • Medical Terminology
  • Medical Ethics
  • Basic Anatomy
  • Basic Physics Review (if no high school physics taken)
  • Medical Records Management
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  • Introduction to Radiography
  • Patient Positioning & Care
  • Radiographic Equipment Operation - X-ray
  • Radiographic Procedures I,II,&III (Theory & Applied Learning Components)
  • Radiation Exposure & Quality Control
  • Radiology Pathology
  • Radiobiology
  • Applied Learning - Externship
  • See our radiology training page for details on what to expect during the hands on phase of your radiology course work. Because each school has a different set of curriculum, we encourage you to request additional information from schools of your choice.

 

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Bachelor's Degree - Sample Radiology Course Curriculum:

The curriculum listed below assumes that you have already completed an associates degree. Radiology Courses for radiology bachelor's degrees usually take one of two paths. The first is an high level study of radiologic sciences with an emphasis on advanced imaging techniques. The second path of radiology course work is for those who want a leadership and management emphasis. Some programs offer a hybrid of the two. We've searched several radiology bachelor's degree programs; the following curriculum is a fair assessment of the radiology courses you can expect from a bachelor's program that incorporates both management and advanced study of the more common procedures:

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  • Principles of Quality Management in Medical Imaging
  • Advanced Patient Care Issues
  • Issues & Trends In Healthcare
  • Medical Imaging in the Digital Environment
  • Case Studies in Medical Imaging
  • Radiology Management Series
  • Physics & Instrumentation in Computed Tomography
  • Principles of Mammography & Case Studies
  • Clinical Aspects of Magnetic Resonance
  • Advanced Imaging Modalities (Choose your area of specialization)

For further reading, jump to our radiology degrees page for FAQ's on the different degree programs and lists of schools offering radiology courses and degree programs of your choice.

How Online Radiology Courses Work

Online courses are a great option for working professionals who want to advance in their career, but don't want to disrupt their current positions or income streams. To find out more about radiology courses online, check out our online radiology schools resource. Find out how to contact schools offering online radiology degrees and read our articles about what its like to get an education online.

Radiology Specialization Courses & Certificates

Most radiologic technologists choose to specialize in particular procedures or sub-categories within the field of radiology. Becoming certified to perform specific procedures will make you a more desirable job candidate and will increase your radiology salary potential. Learn more about radiology specializations and the radiology courses, degrees, and certificates available.

 

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  • A Seventh-day Adventist institution located in Orlando, Florida that specializes in allied health and nursing education.
  • Associated with Florida Hospital, and Adventist Health System which is operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
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  • Works closely with an advisory board from the medical community to ensure that their curriculum, equipment and instruction are current.
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