Research requirements for continuing education and specializations in radiologic technology.
DefinitionResearch should include
- review of the accreditation requirements as outlined by the ARRT
- review of the programmatic accreditation requirements from the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
- the difference between attending an accredited and a nonaccredited program
- academic and clinical requirements
- special modalities
- postgraduate programs
- maintenance of continuing education requirements after licensure.
- What is the difference between national and regional accreditation?
- How many hours of continuing education are needed for recertification?
- Who would approve continuing education credits?
- What are the requirements for clinical and academic courses?
Related Standards of Learning
The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of credible resources to produce a research product.
- Frame, analyze, and synthesize information to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
- Analyze information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view, or bias.
- Critically evaluate the accuracy, quality, and validity of the information.
- Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
- Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
- Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.
Other Related Standards
Common Career Technical Core
Determine academic subject matter, in addition to high school graduation requirements, necessary for pursuing a health science career.