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Bachelor Applied Science Degree in Radiation and Imaging SciencesRadiologist Assistant Concentration

The radiologist assistant is an advanced-practice role for a registered radiographer (ARRT certified) who wants to perform radiographic patient assessment and complex or invasive imaging procedures under the direction of a radiologist (M.D.). The BAS concentration in Radiologist Assistant prepares students academically and clinically to become registered radiologist assistants and deliver high quality patient care under the scope of practice identified by the ARRT and the State of Washington.

Learning Outcomes

Degree recipients should possess the skills and abilities described below:

  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of the role of a radiologist assistant in its support of radiologists
  • Function as a radiologist assistant in a hospital or imaging center
  • Apply learned skills and abilities to pass a nation certification exam
  • Demonstrate a commitment to continued competency through lifelong learning
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to the physical, cultural, and emotional needs of patients through effective communication, competent patient assessment, continuous patient monitoring, and advanced patient care skills

Completion Worksheet

Download the completion worksheet for the BAS degree [PDF]

Requirements

Course No. Course Name  Credit Hrs.
Proficiency Requirement
Math 099 Intermediate Algebra N/A
Prerequisite Requirements
National Certification in radiologic technology N/A
An associate degree in radiologic technology 65
Science Human Anatomy and Physiology I 5
Science Human Anatomy and Physiology II 5
English English Composition I 5
Humanities From AAS-DTA transfer list 5
Social Science From AAS-DTA transfer list 5
General Program and Concentration Requirements
CMST 330 Intercultural Communication for the Professional  5
ENGL 201 The Research Paper 5
MATH 130 Introduction to Statistics 5
PHIL 365 Biomedical Ethics: Theory and Practice 5
RAIM 460 Management & Leadership in Healthcare 5
RAIT 301 Sectional Anatomy  3
RAIT 302 Body Pathophysiology  3
RAIT 303 Neuropathophysiology  3
Radiologist Assistant Requirements
RADA 306 Patient Care and Assessment I 3
RADA 308 Patient Care and Assessment II 3
RADA 311 Imaging Procedures I 4
RADA 312 Imaging Procedures II 4
RADA 313 Imaging Procedures III 3
RADA 314 Imaging Procedures IV 3
RADA 321 Radiologist Assistant Observation  I 1
RADA 322 Radiologist Assistant Observation II 1
RADA 323 Radiologist Assistant Observation III 1
RADA 324 Radiologist Assistant Observation IV 1
RADA 330 Physics of Imaging 2
RADA 335 Radiation Biology and Safety 2
RADA 375 Pharmacology 3
RADA 411 Clinical Internship I 10
RADA 412 Clinical Internship II 10
RADA 413 Clinical Internship III 10
RADA 414 Clinical Internship IV 11
RADA 421 Case Study/Capstone I 2
RADA 422 Case Study/Capstone II 2
RADA 423 Case Study/Capstone III 2
RADA 424 Case Study/Capstone IV 2
Grand Total    204

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification is required to qualify for graduation.

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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
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