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  1. 1. TRAINING IN RADIOLOGY DEGREE AND TECHNICAL PROGRAMS PACIFIC NORTHWEST AND SEATTLE UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS:..........................................................................................................................2 University of Washington Undergraduate Admissions..............................................................................................2 Evergreen State College Undergraduate Admissions................................................................................................2 Seattle University Undergraduate Admissions..........................................................................................................2 Washington State University......................................................................................................................................2 Western Washington University Undergraduate Admissions....................................................................................2 RADIOLOGY MD TRACK:.......................................................................................................................................3 University of Washington Medical School Admissions.............................................................................................3 RADIOLOGY SONOGRAPHY TRACK:.................................................................................................................3 Seattle University.......................................................................................................................................................3 RADIOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST TRACK:.............................................................................................................3 Bellevue College........................................................................................................................................................3 PIMA Institute............................................................................................................................................................4 Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT).......................................................................................................................4 RADIOLOGY PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:...............................................................................................4 RSNA (Radiological Society of North America)........................................................................................................4 AAPM (American Association of Physicists in Medicine).........................................................................................4 ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists)...........................................................................................4 ASRT (American Society of Radiologic Technologists).............................................................................................5 NMTCB (Nuclear Medicine Technologists Certification Board)..............................................................................5 GENERAL INFORMATION:.....................................................................................................................................5 Seattle Public Library................................................................................................................................................5 Occupational Outlook Handbook:.........................................................................................................................5 Seattle Public Library’s Jobs & Careers Page: ....................................................................................................6 WA State Occupational Resources:.......................................................................................................................6 Other useful links from the Seattle Public Library’s Jobs & Careers Page:.........................................................6 General Library Resources:...................................................................................................................................6 Page 1 of 6
  2. 2. UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS: University of Washington Undergraduate Admissions Web site: http://admit.washington.edu On-line web form: http://admit.washington.edu/Contact/Email Address: 320 Schmitz Hall, 1410 NE Campus Parkway, Box 355852, Seattle WA 98195-5852 Telephone: 206-543-9686; Fax: 206-685-3655 Evergreen State College Undergraduate Admissions Web Site: www.evergreen.edu/admit.htm Address: 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia WA 98505 Telephone: 360-867-6170 Seattle University Undergraduate Admissions Web Site: http://www.seattleu.edu/admission/undergraduate/Inner.aspx?id=37056 Address: 901 – 12th Ave, Box 222000, Seattle WA 98122-1090 Telephone: 206-296-6000 Washington State University Web Site: www.wsu.edu Several Locations: Pullman (main campus), Spokane, Tri-Cities, and Vancouver Apply to the campus you want to attend Telephone: 1-888-GO TO WSU (888-468-6978) Western Washington University Undergraduate Admissions Web Site: http://west.wwu.edu/wwu/subpage.aspx?index=91 Address: 516 High St., Bellingham WA 98225 Telephone: 360-650-3000 Page 2 of 6
  3. 3. RADIOLOGY MD TRACK: University of Washington Medical School Admissions Website: http://uwmedicine.washington.edu/Education/MDProgram/Admissions/ Email: askuwsom@uw.edu Address: Health Sciences Building A-300, Box 356340, Seattle WA 98195-6340 Telephone: 206-543-7212 RADIOLOGY SONOGRAPHY TRACK: Seattle University Web site: www.seattleu.edu/scieng/diagusonar@seattleu.edu Email: sonar@seattleu.edu Address: Department of Diagnostic Ultrasound, 901 – 12th Ave, P.O. Box P222000, Seattle WA 98122 Telephone: 206-696-5960 Note: After completion of SU program (B.S. in Diagnostic Ultrasound), degree- holder is qualified to be employed as a “sonographer”; more specialized than radiology technologist RADIOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST TRACK: Bellevue College Web site: www.bellevuecollege.edu/programs/degrees Email: imagingprograms@bellevuecollege.edu Address: 3000 Landerholm Circle SE, Bellevue WA 98007 Telephone: 425-564-1000 Note: Offers four-year BA in Imaging Sciences, in addition to other certificate and associates programs in the health professions. Page 3 of 6
  4. 4. PIMA Institute Web site: www.pmi.edu Address: 9709 – 3rd Ave NE – Suite 400, Seattle WA 98115 Telephone: 800-477-PIMA (7162) Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT) Web Site: www.oit.edu Email: oit@oit.edu Address:: 3201 Campus Drive, Klamath Falls OR 97601 Telephone: 800-422-2017 Sample Program Offerings, Bachelor of Science: • Vascular Technology • Diagnostic Medical Sonography • Echocardiography • Nuclear Medicine Technology RADIOLOGY PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS: RSNA (Radiological Society of North America) www.rsna.org • Professional association for practicing Radiologists • Informative web site • Annual meeting of this society is the largest in the discipline AAPM (American Association of Physicists in Medicine) www.aapm.org • Defines the Medical Physicist’s role in medicine and required qualifications to practice • On sidebar, scroll down to Medical Physicist ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists) www.arrt.org • World’s largest Radiology credentialing organization • Seeks to ensure high quality patient care in radiologic technology Page 4 of 6
  5. 5. ASRT (American Society of Radiologic Technologists) www.asrt.org • Information about technologists careers NMTCB (Nuclear Medicine Technologists Certification Board) www.nmtcb.org • Creates and maintains exams for nuclear medicine technologists (NMT’s) • Oversees exams for radiographers and radiation therapists with a high level of knowledge in PET (positron emission tomography) GENERAL INFORMATION: Seattle Public Library Web site: http://www.spl.lib.wa.us Occupational Outlook Handbook: Note: The library has a reference copy of this document; on-line search will bring it up as well Sample search terms: • “Radiologist” • “Physicist” • “Radiologic Technologist” • “Nuclear Medicine Technologist” • “Diagnostic Medical Sonographer” • “Ultrasound Technologist” • “Medical Physicist” Page 5 of 6
  6. 6. Seattle Public Library’s Jobs & Careers Page: http://www.spl.org/default.asp?pageID=collection_db_list&dbPage=18 WA State Occupational Resources: WOIS/The Career Information System • Provides a good overview of occupations, including licensing requirements, wage scale and outlook for the occupation, similar occupations, skills and requirements, places to get training, and other related information. • Access: Either at library or call 206-386-4636 for information about remote access Other useful links from the Seattle Public Library’s Jobs & Careers Page: • O*NET OnLine • CareerOneStop • Workforce Explorer Washington General Library Resources: Available via most libraries: • Sherry, Clifford J.: Opportunities in Medical Imaging Careers”; McGraw- Hill 2006; call number 616.0754 SH5770 082509(Technologist-Edu-Info)FrontOfficeMisc Page 6 of 6
  7. 7. Seattle Public Library’s Jobs & Careers Page: http://www.spl.org/default.asp?pageID=collection_db_list&dbPage=18 WA State Occupational Resources: WOIS/The Career Information System • Provides a good overview of occupations, including licensing requirements, wage scale and outlook for the occupation, similar occupations, skills and requirements, places to get training, and other related information. • Access: Either at library or call 206-386-4636 for information about remote access Other useful links from the Seattle Public Library’s Jobs & Careers Page: • O*NET OnLine • CareerOneStop • Workforce Explorer Washington General Library Resources: Available via most libraries: • Sherry, Clifford J.: Opportunities in Medical Imaging Careers”; McGraw- Hill 2006; call number 616.0754 SH5770 082509(Technologist-Edu-Info)FrontOfficeMisc Page 6 of 6

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