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MRI Program Requirements

PRE-REQUISITE REQUIREMENTS:

All pre-requisites requirements and policies regarding certificate or degree completion can be found in the catalog of the college issuing the certificate or degree, or by contacting the MiRIS Consortium Council member of the college issuing the certificate or degree.

COMPLETION REQUIREMENTS:

1. There are 37 core program credits is required for program completion.

2. A student must maintain the minimum grade requirement as indicated for each course or and in accordance with the policies of the college issuing the terminal award of a degree or certificate.

3. Application to complete the certification examination administered by the ARRT is granted only if the student fulfills all academic and clinical criteria established by the ARRT, the MiRIS program and the college issuing the terminal award of a degree or certificate.

4. A student must complete and pass all clinical access requirements as determined by clinical education providers. These include health related evaluations, criminal background check(s) and drug screening. Failure to successfully pass any of these requirements will require that the student withdraw from the MRI program.

Clinical Education Access Requirements:

 

1. Students will be required to undergo a physical examination, immunizations, a drug screen and criminal background check prior to and potentially during clinical placement according to MiRIS Consortium policies as required by affiliating clinical education providers.

2. Students who have a misdemeanor or felony conviction will also be required to submit a pre-application to the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT) to determine eligibility to complete the MRI certification exam earning nationally recognized professional credentials. For more information, visit the ARRT website @ www.arrt.org.

3. Students will be required to maintain certification in Healthcare Provider CPR according to MiRIS Consortium policies as required by affiliating clinical education providers during enrollment in the clinical education courses.

4. Students will be required to maintain professional liability insurance according to MiRIS Consortium policies as required by affiliating clinical education providers during enrollment in the clinical education courses.

5. Students will be required to adhere to the uniform and personal appearance code according to MiRIS Consortium policies as required by affiliating clinical education providers during enrollment in the clinical education courses.