Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Registered Technologists is a nine month program. Admission to the program is selective. Eligible applicants are registered Radiologic, Nuclear Medicine and Sonography, Technologists and ARRT registry eligible students. The Academic curriculum includes basic MR physics, physics for advanced procedures, studies in cross-sectional anatomy, MR safety, and patient care. Upon completion of the academic portion of the program, students will have earned the necessary structured education credits to sit for the ARRT registry in MR. Clinical experience will vary based on whether students are Option A or Option B students.
Consists of a clinical and didactic component. An option A student, upon successful completion, will have an understanding of MR physics and multiplanar imaging sufficient to take the national registry exam. The student will also have obtained 780 hours of clinical time in MRI, allowing them to obtain the necessary exams for MR registry eligibility.
Consists of the didactic component only. This option is reserved for individuals currently working in the MR imaging modality, or who have procured a clinical site other than those contracted with HutchCC. Application for option B must be accompanied by proof of employment or training in the MR field. An option B student, upon successful completion, will have an understanding of MR physics, safety, patient care, and multiplanar imaging sufficient to take the national registry exam. The student will be responsible for obtaining the necessary clinical exams for registry eligibility.
All applicants must be either ARRT, NMTCB, or ARDMS certified, or be registry eligible upon the start date of the MR program.You must also complete the following requirements by the dates specified by the program facilitator:
Application review will begin shortly after the application deadline. applicants will be notified of their acceptance or non-acceptance into the program. Accepted applicants will be enrolled in the course and will be given information regarding necessary books, course access, and clinical policies if applicable.
The Hutchinson Community College MR program has a limited number of clinical sites available at this time; therefore, meeting the requirements does not guarantee admission into the program.
To receive the necessary application forms or if you have any questions pertaining to the application process or the MR program, please contact the radiology department at Hutchinson Community College 1-800-289-3501 ext. 4956 or 4943, or e-mail Lacey Hoskinson at HoskinsonL@hutchcc.edu
1-888-GO-HUTCH ext. 8100