Offered at East Los Angeles Occupational Center, the Radiologic Technology/Fluoroscopy Program starts on August of the current year (class meets M-
Each applicant must come to ELAOC’s Counseling Office and set up an appointment for assessment. Applicants will be administered the Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE) to determine if the minimum requirements are met (minimum requirements for the reading level is 10th grade and for the math level is 9th grade). In addition, applicants are given a Radiography Examination to determine the knowledge base of Radiologic Technology.
The qualifying applicant will be notified of an interview and/or mandatory orientation date. All students are expected to attend. Failure to appear on the scheduled date will result in placement forfeiture. At the mandatory orientation, students receive and review the Student Handbook, which contains the policies of the Radiological Technology/ Fluoroscopy program.
After notification of acceptance into the program, the student must obtain a satisfactory physical examination using the form provided by the RT Instructor or Program Director. The physical examination/vaccination form must be submitted 1 week after the onset of the program. Students will not be allowed to continue in the program without a valid physical examination.
CPR & FIRST AID REQUIREMENTS & FIRE SAFETY CARD
An American Heart Association Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid certificates are due after the start of class and must be presented prior to clinical rotation. The CPR & First Aid training and certificates must be specifically for the Healthcare Provider/Professional. A Fire Safety Card will also be required.
Students must be able to attend clinical internship Monday thru Friday from 7:30 a.m. -
Students have to provide their own transportation to the school site and to their assigned clinical sites. Clinical internship sites include:
1200 N. State St. LA, CA 90033
Rancho Los Amigos National Rehab. Ctr.
7601 Imperial Hwy.
Downey, CA 90242
El Monte Comprehensive Health Ctr.
10953 Ramona Blvd. El Monte, CA 91731
A = 92% – 100%
B = 85% -
C = 75% -
D = 70% -
F = Below 70%
The instructor and/or the supervising personnel will evaluate students at least once every six weeks. Students must receive at least 75% on any Clinical Evaluation. When a failing grade (74% or below) is received on any Clinical Evaluation, the student is placed on probation. Failure to receive at least 75% on the following Clinical Evaluation or any others may be grounds for termination.
To receive transfer credit, students must also submit official transcripts pertaining to their X-
A passing score on all sealed transcripts must be at least 70% (“C”) or better in order to be considered for transfer credit. No credit is given for academic courses with pass/fail or satisfactory/unsatisfactory grades.
PROGRAM COMPLETION REQUIREMENTS
A student must achieve and/or meet the following minimum requirements in order to be eligible to receive a “Certificate of Completion”:
Students must comply with clinical site rules and regulations as well as those of the school site and Radiological Technology program.
The Radiological Technology/Fluoroscopy program is very intensive and requires classroom, clinical and homework time. Students should consider this in maintaining or seeking employment during the training.