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Computed Tomography (CT)

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Are you interested in CT certification or earning Continuing Education Units (CEU) from the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT)? Do you want to specialize your education to help make yourself more marketable in your organization and field? Then our fully online CT training in Minnesota—approved by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)—may be perfect for you! In our CT training, also known as CAT scan training, you will advance your skills in a medical imaging modality that provides physicians with clear and accurate resources to diagnose a disease or an acute condition.

Developed by experienced instructors and industry experts, this 18.25-hour, non-credit Computed Tomography training is fully online, self-paced and meets the structured education requirement needed to sit for the ARRT certification exam.1 This convenient, easy-to-use online system helps you develop skills through videos, images and interactive elements, including assessments to affirm your proficiency at your own pace. For $550, you can invest in your career and your patients.

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Professional-Supported Education

We've been training healthcare professionals for 15 years. You'll learn through curriculum that is online by design, built to help capable and busy people move into in-demand healthcare careers like radiologic technology, nursing, surgical technology, and more. We also offer 24/7 tech support while you complete your fully online CT training.

Rasmussen College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.


After This Training

What Will I Be Prepared to Do When I’m Done?

Strive for Industry Certification

Our Computed Tomography training helps you fulfill the academic portion required to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification exam. By earning ARRT certification, you will join the ranks of verified professionals.

Help Advance Your Career

In-depth CT training can help you pursue growth in your healthcare career and future opportunities. You’ll learn how to take clear images, collaborate with physicians and confidently support your patients.

Help Fulfill In-Demand Procedures

According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), CT procedures are showing acceleration—between 3.7% and 5.2%—in the United States. As the demand for CT procedures increases, you can help fill the need for certified CT specialists.

Skills

What Skills Will I Gain?

Fundamental CT Technology

Learn the fundamentals of CT technology and processes. Develop your knowledge of how the CT tech uses x-rays in order to provide images of tissues, organs and skeletal structure.

Patient Care and Safety

Evaluate the principles of patient care and safety within the CT exam environment. Communicate to patients the steps of the CT procedure to help them feel secure and supported.

High-Quality CT Procedures

Describe the components of image evaluations and formation. Understand and perform protocols for scanning the chest, abdomen, pelvis, spine, head, neck and musculoskeletal system.

Comprehensive CT Analysis

Analyze the function of system components in CT procedures. Collaborate with physicians on the cross-sectional images of anatomical structures and pathology.

female technician adjusting patient in CT scanner
As a computed tomography tech, you will be an important and supportive resource for your patients.

Training Schedule

What Will My Schedule Look Like?

    CT training courses are fully online and self-paced, meaning that you can learn whenever works best for you and your schedule. The CT training course curriculum is delivered in easily digestible content, from videos and images to more interactive elements, like self-assessments, to help confirm what you are learning. The online format saves your progress in real time, allowing you to stop and complete your work later at a more convenient time. You have 180 days to complete your CT training after your first access. Note that you must begin the training within 30 days of payment.

100% Online & Self-Paced

$550 Affordable Training

Training Locations

Where Can I Find CT Training Near Me?

Computed Tomography training at Rasmussen College is fully online, but, currently, only available to residents in Minnesota. While learners will be completing their CT training classes online, they will be able to receive 24/7 tech support.

What Should I Know Before I Register?

The Computed Tomography (CT) Training is designed to satisfy only the structured education requirement for a post-primary eligibility pathway Computed Tomography (CT) certification from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Additional certification requirements apply, which are not provided by Rasmussen College. The full requirements of this certification are:

  1. Current ARRT certification and registration in radiography, nuclear medicine technology or radiation therapy
  2. Structured education requirements
  3. Clinical education requirements (completed within 24 months of application)
  4. Ethics requirement
  5. Examination requirement

This training does not satisfy requirements 1, 3, 4 or 5.

In order to register for the CT Training, a current ARRT certification and registration in radiography, nuclear medicine technology or radiation therapy is required, and will be verified by Rasmussen College. Upon such verification, the prospective learner will be notified and allowed to register for the CT Training.

Registration Requirements

As part of the registration process for Computed Tomography training, Rasmussen College will verify your current certification. You must be certified or registered in one of the following areas: radiography, nuclear medicine technology or radiation therapy.

Steps to Registration

To register for our CT training in Minnesota, follow the steps below:

If you have any additional questions, you can contact mri.ct.info@rasmussen.edu.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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  1. Learners must access the training modules within 30 days of payment approval and complete all work in the assessment within 180 days of first access. The structured education requirement is just one of the requirements for the ARRT Computed Tomography certification. For a list of requirements, please see the "What Should I Know Before I Register?" section below.
  2. This rate does not include the $15 book fee and applicable state taxes.
  3. Healthcare Dive, [information accessed November 11, 2019] https://www.healthcaredive.com/news/imaging-test-usage-is-re-accelerating-jama-study-finds/562212/. Employment conditions in your area may vary.
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