Computed Tomography Technologist

Competency-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
O*Net Code
29-2034.00
Rapids Code
1081
Req. Hours
0
State
MT
Created
Apr 04, 2021
Updated
Apr 04, 2021

Competency-Based Skills

5 skill sets | 54 total skills
Head, Spine, and Musculoskeletal Procedures
Head without and/or with contrast
Sinuses
Facials (orbits, mandible)
Temporal bones/IACS
Vascular head (CTA)
Soft tissue neck
Vascular neck (CTA)
Lumbar
Cervical
Thoracic
Spinal trauma
Upper extremity
Lower extremity
Pelvic girdle; hips
Musculoskeletal trauma
Vascular extremity (CTA)
Chest and Neck
Soft tissue neck
Vascular neck (CTA/CTV)
Chest without contrast
Chest with contrast
HRCT
Lung node study
Low dose lung screening
Chest trauma
Vascular chest (e.g., PE, CTA/CTV, aorta)
Heart (e.g., calcium scoring, coronary, angiograph)
Abdomen and Pelvis
Abdomen without and/or with contrast
Liver (multi-phase)
Kidneys (multi-phase)
Pancreas (multi-phase)
Adrenals
Enterography study
Appendicitis study
Renal stone protocol (without iv contrast)
Abdominal trauma
Vascular abdomen (CTA)
CT intravenous urogram/IVU
Pelvis without and/or with contrast
Bladder
Pelvic trauma
Vascular pelvis (CTA)
Colorectal studies (rectal contrast)
Additional Procedures
Biopsies
Drainage
Aspirations
Arthrography
Discography
Myelography
Pediatric (12 and under)
Image Display and Post Processing
Geometric or distance measurements
Region of interest measurement (ROI)
Retrospective reconstruction in a new DFOV
Multiplanar reconstruction (MPR)
3D rendering (MIP, SSD, VR)

Technical Instruction

Patient Care
Patient Interactions and Management
# | 3 hrs
Contrast Administration
# | 3 hrs
Safety
Radiation Safety and Dosimetry
# | 3 hrs
Image Production
Physics and Instrumentation
# | 3 hrs