TBCC has developed a partnership with Linn-Benton Community College and Tillamook County General Hospital to provide traiing for radiologic technologist (radiograhpers) in Tillamook County. This degree is granted by LBCC. TBCC offers program prerequisities, genera education and related coursework
Radiography if the art and science of using ionizing to rpovide images of tissues, organs, bones, and vessels that compromise the body. These images may be recorded on film or displayed on video monitor. Mostion studies may also be produced.
The program is distance learning delivery via the internet, with clinical experiences at Tillamook County General Hospital. Diagnostic Imaging is a 22-month intensive program. Modules of study include radiation protection, radiographic procedures, image production adn evaluation, equipment maintenance adn operation, patient cate and management, and clinical radiography.
A radiographer performs radiographic procedures, applied principles of radiation protection, evlautes radiographers for technical quality, exercies professional judgment and provides patient care. Radiographers can find employment in hospitals, clinics, private offices, industry, and public health facilities.
See the catalog(pdf) for the information regarding program requirements.