# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Radiologic Technology II Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Radiologic Technology II (8376/36 weeks) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:8376
Co-op:Available
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:12
Prerequisites:Radiologic Technology I (8375/36 weeks)

Students will identify the basic components and functions associated with radiologic equipment and develop a scientific understanding of the technical factors and physical concepts required to produce and evaluate quality images. They will practice the use of radiation protection techniques, such as the as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA) principle, and explore imaging modalities. Students will also investigate career opportunities and the processes to obtain and maintain professional certifications within the field of imaging sciences.

NOTE: This course has specific state laws and regulations from a governing medical board or agency. Please contact the Virginia Department of Education, Office of Career and Technical Education prior to implementing this course. All inquiries may be sent to cte@doe.virginia.gov.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Health Science
    • Diagnostics Services
    • Therapeutic Services

Available Credentials

Upon completion of the course

Certifications

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.