Medical Imaging Clinical Support Worker certificate
Enhance your skills as part of the health care team. This certificate program is designed to prepare people to work as Clinical Support Workers in the Medical Imaging department in hospitals.
The goal of the program is to provide students with the knowledge and skills to perform the duties required of a Medical Imaging Clinical Support Worker.
Graduates will be able to:
1. Medical Office Assistant or Nursing Unit Clerk certificate;
2. or a certificate in an allied health program (eg. RN, LPN, Lab technician, X-Ray technician, etc) ;
3. or have 2 years experience within the last 3 years in a Medical Imaging department.
4. Grade 12 or equivalent.
5. 50 wpm typing speed (attach copy of verification).
6. A 500 word statement outlining your reasons for wanting to take the program.
7. Strong oral and written knowledge of English.
8. Willingness to obtain inoculations to participate in hospital practicum placement.
9. Willingness to undergo a security clearance check.
10. Personal interview during which time the following areas will be assessed:
a.) Evidence of professional or paraprofessional credentials
b.) Personal suitability and knowledge of and interest in the program
How to apply and register
1. Complete a UCFV application for admission form.
2. Complete a Medical Imaging Clinical Support Worker application form.
3. Attach all required documentation and return completed registration package to Julie Laursen, Abbotsford campus.
4. Once advised of acceptance to the program, you may register.
5. Applications are accepted and instructor appointments held periodically throughout the year.
Communication Skills in a Medical Imaging department
The role of communications for the Medical Imaging
Clinical Support Worker
Introduction to Medical Imaging
Introductory abbreviations and vocabulary
Medical Imaging Practices and Procedures
Advanced vocabulary and abbreviations
Student guidelines for clinical placement
$2800 (subject to change). All fees which total more than $100 in a calendar year are fully tax deductible.
Financial aid is available from a variety of sources. For more information, contact the Financial Aid and Awards office at either the Abbotsford or Chilliwack campus. A variety of bursary applications are also available from the Financial Aid and Awards offices.
Students will be evaluated for each module in the program on classroom participation, classroom assignments, study projects examination and clinical placements. Students must maintain a grade of 80% and an attendance record of 90% per module. Students must successfully complete all theory components prior to practicum placement.
Students challenging components are required to pay the full tuition fee for that section prior to examination. (Based on the UCFV official policy on course challenge.)
In addition to classroom activities, students will be required to research, study and prepare assignments outside of class for approximately 5-6 hours per week.
Classes will be two evenings per week plus some Saturdays. Courses are held at the Marshall Road Annex of UCFV.
For more information
Contact Julie Laursen at 604-864-4626 or 604-792-0025, local 4626, or toll-free (within Canada) 1-888-504-7441, local 4626. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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