Radio Imaging Technology
Duration: 2 Years
Diploma in radiology and imaging technology is a two-year diploma program which aims towards a basic understanding of various aspects of radio diagnostic technology and medical imaging techniques. Students will get through training about the use of radiographic equipment, learn how to position patients to get the best images and learn to critique images. Students will develop knowledge and skills such as anatomy and physiology, handling, patient care, professionalism, radiation safety and protection and x-ray equipment.
Programme Educational Objectives
To prepare students to succeed in employment/profession in radiology and imaging technology.
Students will have knowledge of radiological and imaging technology required for diagnosis of various ailments.
To become technical communicators, orally and in writing, and effective team members capable of working effectively in groups in examining patients of various age groups.
To provide student with an academic environment that fosters excellence, transparency, leadership and promote awareness of life-long learning.
To enhance their clinical skills and embrace new radiological and imaging technologies through self-directed professional development.
Upon the completion of the course student will be able to:
Demonstrate the knowledge and skills in basic medical radiology and imaging technology to facilitate their overall professional development.
Plan, implement and evaluate programme to address identified medical radiology and imaging technology needs in corporation with patients.
Demonstrate the leadership role to coordinate, delegate and supervise care safely, manage risk and remain accountable for the care given actively; involve and respect others’ contributions to integrated person-centred care.
Implement a medical radiology and imaging technology program that reflects communication, leadership and advocacy skills.
Understand core concepts of clinical ethics and law of medical radiology and imaging technology to their practice as healthcare service providers.
Demonstrate excellent communication skills with effective exchange of professional information.
Create, select and apply current tools and techniques of pharmacy field tools necessary for solving pharmaceutical problems.
Recognise the need to engage in lifelong learning through continuing education and research.
Well-designed programme curriculum; qualified and experienced members of the faculty; inter-disciplinary project-based learning, state-of- the- art laboratories and imaging set ups; clinical/hospital exposure in healthcare organization of repute.
Diploma holders in medical radiology and imaging technology can pursue their career as radiographers, radiologic technologists, nuclear medicine technologist, x-ray technicians.
Candidate shall have passed 10+2 in science stream.