DCH School of Radiologic Technology
DCH Regional Medical Center offers a 24-month full-time program of instruction that leads to an Associate's degree in the field of Radiologic Technology. The program's curriculum follows the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) curriculum guidelines. The curriculum provides a sequence of study in the science of radiology to prepare the student to become an efficient and capable assistant to the radiologist. Students will be responsible for the production and technical quality of computed and digital radiographic images to permit accurate diagnosis of the various systems of the body. The program also provides students with education in ethical behaviors, effective communication, patient care and critical thinking skills. The program strives to provide the stimulation and encouragement conducive to a good learning environment.
The graduating class of 2016 achieved a 100 percent first-time pass rate on the national registry, placing the program in the 92nd percentile in the nation.
The program does not accept transfer students from other Radiography schools.
The Radiography Program is under direction of the Director of Imaging Services and the Medical Advisor of the Program. The program faculty includes a full-time Program director, clinical coordinator and didactic instructor. The program also has clinical instructors assigned to each clinical education center. The professional staff of the Department of Radiology, including the radiologists and registered technologists also provides instruction.
DCH School of Radiologic Technology is licensed by the State Board of Education through the Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education. Further information may be found at https://www.accs.cc/index.cfm/school-licensure/licensed-schools/.
The DCH School of Radiologic Technology is located at 408-C Bryant Drive East, across from DCH Regional Medical Center, a 620-bed referral hospital serving a 10-county area in West Alabama.