Clinical Education Experiences

Clinical Education Experiences

Students are provided with clinical education assignments in the following areas.

Students are expected, as a minimum, to PROVE CLINICAL COMPETENCY in each area listed here:

Chest Upper Extremity
Abdomen Lower Extremity
Spine Head
Portable GI (with fluoroscopy)
Trauma Procedures Operating Room
Pediatric Procedures Departmental Sterile Procedures

Students are expected, as a minimum, to OBSERVE and ASSIST in each area listed here:

Angiographic Procedures Other Fluoroscopic Procedures
Computed Tomography Mammography
Dexa Scans Cardiac Procedures (Cath Lab)

Additionally, students are provided an opportunity to OBSERVE the following areas:

Nuclear Medicine PET Elective
Radiation Therapy MRI  
Ultrasound Pain Management  

Evening Clinical Experience

Evening Clinical  1:30 pm until 9:30 pm

The student is provided with one clinical rotation on the evening shift. The rotation is two weeks in duration. This educational opportunity allows the student the opportunity to experience trauma during 2nd shift hours in the hospital. Upon completion of the clinical experience, students will be better equipped to make decisions regarding their own future employment in regard to "off hour" employment opportunities. **The student may take a maximum of 8 hrs. off (vacation) during this 2 week clinical rotation.

Contact Us

For more information about the program, please contact:

Amber White
Academic Advisor
Center for Extended Learning
Widener University
One University Place
Chester, PA 19013

Governing Body

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
20 North Wacker Drive
Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182