Medical Imaging


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The Medical Imaging program at Misericordia University receives maximum 8-year accreditation from The Joint Review Commission on Education in Radiologic Technology (J.R.C.E.R.T.) www.jrcert.org

JCERT Standards

Click on:http://www.jrcert.org/sites/jrcert/uploads/documents/2011_Standards/Standards_2014-Radiography.pdf for a direct link to: The Joint Review Commission on Education in Radiologic Technology (J.R.C.E.R.T.) 2014 Standards for an Accredited Educational Program in Radiography.

Our Mission Statement

Our Program Goals and Student Learning Outcomes

Our Program Effectiveness Data

Bachelor of Science degree provides:

  • education in the application of ionizing radiation,
  • education in the liberal arts,
  • experience in a variety of clinical settings off-campus, and
  • practical application in energized laboratory facilities on-campus

all for the purpose of pursuing a career in the field of Medical Imaging.

Careers in the Field of Medical Imaging

Radiographer(R)Computed Tomography Technologist (CT)
Mammographer (M)Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist (MR)
Nuclear Medicine Technologist (N) Or (CNMT)Sonographer (RDMS)
Radiation Therapist (T)Quality Management (QM)
Cardiovascular Interventional Technologist (CV)Special Procedures Technologist
Bone Densitometrist (BD)Health Physicist
AdministratorTeacher
Sales Representative

To learn more about what a Radiologic Technologist is

The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) Code of Ethics

Principle 1

The Radiologic Technologist conducts himself/herself in a professional manner, responds to patient needs, and supports colleagues and associates in providing quality patient care.

Principle 2

The Radiologic Technologist acts to advance the principle objective of the profession to provide services to humanity with full respect for the dignity of mankind.

Principle 3

The Radiologic Technologist delivers patient care and service unrestricted by concerns of the personal attributes or the nature of the disease or illness, and without discrimination, regardless of sex, race, creed, religion, or socioeconomic status.

Principle 4

The Radiologic Technologist practices technology founded upon theoretical knowledge and concepts, utilizes equipment and accessories consistent with the purpose for which they have been designed, and employs procedures and techniques appropriately.

Principle 5

The Radiologic Technologist assesses situations, exercises care, discretion and judgment, assumes responsibility for professional decisions, and acts in the best interest of the patient.

Principle 6

The Radiologic Technologist acts as an agent through observation and communication to obtain pertinent information for the physician to aid in the diagnosis and treatment management of the patient, and recognizes that interpretation and diagnosis are outside the scope of practice for the profession.

Principle 7

The Radiologic Technologist utilizes equipment and accessories, employs techniques and procedures, performs services in accordance with and accepted standard of practice, and demonstrates expertise in limiting the radiation exposure to the patient, self, and other members of the health care team.

Principle 8

The Radiologic Technologist practices ethical conduct appropriate to the profession, and protects the patient's right to quality radiologic technology care.

Principle 9

The Radiologic Technologist respects confidences entrusted in the course of professional practice, respects the patient's right to privacy, and reveals confidential information only as required by law or to protect the welfare of the individual or the community.

Principle 10

The Radiologic Technologist continually strives to improve knowledge and skills by participating in educational and professional activities, sharing knowledge with colleagues and investigating new and innovative aspects of professional practice. One means available to improve knowledge and skill is through professional continuing education.

Revised and adapted by the ASRT and ARRT, February, 2003. Click Here for the ASRT Code of Ethics.

For additional information about a career in Medical Imaging visit

For more information about this program please contact:

Elaine Halesey, Ed.D., R.T. (R)(QM)
Chairperson
Medical Imaging Department
Misericordia University

301 Lake Street
Dallas, PA 18612-1098
570-674-6256
or email to: ehalesey@misericordia.edu

Misericordia University Mercy Hall

News List

A team of Misericordia University medical imaging majors captured first place in the annual Pennsylvania Society of Radiologic Technologists Technibowl competition that was held during the spring conference and business meeting in Caraopolis, Pa. Misericordia University juniors Allison McIntyre, Ashland, Pa., and Kaitlin Fink, Catawissa, Pa., earned first place in the academic competition where students compete to answer questions in the field of medical imaging. McIntyre, the daughter of Cathy Canfield and Michael McIntyre of Ashland, and Fink, the daughter of Joel and Deborah Fink of Catawissa, captured the title for Misericordia University in sudden death after answering 30 questions that addressed radiation protection, equipment operation, imaging production and evaluation, radiographic procedures, and patient care and education.
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