Medical Radiologic Technology
Medical Radiologic Technology is a diploma program that provides knowledge and skill development in understanding and applying the principles of science and medicine as they relate to medical radiography. You will become technically competent with the techniques and equipment used in diagnostic imaging departments. You will study anatomy and physiology, X-ray equipment, photographic process, pathology, radiobiology and protection, and radiological and radiographic techniques, professionalism and patient care. It includes 52 weeks of clinical experience.
Graduates are eligible to apply to write the certification exam set by the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT) and for membership in the Saskatchewan Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (SAMRT).
Selected courses in this program are available through distance and/or continuing education. The program is available full-time at SIAST Kelsey Campus in Saskatoon. For complete program information, check the program page.
This is a high demand program. The application period is October 1 to February 15 each academic year. Application is currently restricted to Canadian residents.
Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) and transfer credit may be options for receiving credit. For further information see the PLAR candidate guide (pdf) or the transfer credit page.
Anatomy and Physiology 1 (191) (APHY 191)
You will explore the structure and function of organs and systems in the normal human body. Your studies will focus on the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous and endocrine systems.
Fee: $360 42 hours
Additional costs: Course manual
|CRN: 04-43||May 5, 2014 - July 25, 2014|
Anatomy and Physiology 2 (282) (APHY 282)
Building on the knowledge gained in APHY 191 (Anatomy & Physiology 1) you will continue your study of the structure and function of the normal human body. Your studies will focus on the cardiovascular, immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary and reproductive systems.
Prerequisites: Anatomy and Physiology 1 (191)
Fee: $360 38 hours, Additional costs: Course material
|CRN: 03-237||February 10, 2014 - May 2, 2014|
Infection Control and Safety (INFC 180)
You will study the transmission of microorganisms, blood-borne pathogens
(i.e. hepatitis virus and HIV), standard precautions, isolation procedures,
immunization for medical workers, sterilization and disinfection,
biohazardous waste, safety and WHMIS.
Fee: $270 25 hours
Additional costs: Manual
Medical Terminology (180) (MTER 180)
You will learn the prefixes, suffixes and combining forms from which medical terms are derived. You will also learn medical abbreviations.
Prerequisites: Core Work Experience, For Funeral Service students only
Fee: $120 10 hours, 9 weeks
Additional costs: Text(s) and requiredmaterials
|CRN: 03-238||March 24, 2014 - May 23, 2014|
|CRN: 04-45||May 26, 2014 - July 25, 2014|