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Kettering College Plans for Fall 2020 Semester Due to Coronavirus

Kettering College is prepared to deliver a quality academic experience while keeping the safety of our students, staff, and faculty at the forefront as we return to campus for the fall 2020 semester.

Classes begin Monday, August 31.

  1. A blended method of instruction will be used. We will have a combination of face-to-face and online learning experiences.
  2. Clinical training will be face-to-face at clinical sites and through simulation activities on campus.
  3. Laboratory work will primarily be on campus.
  4. Lecture or didactic work will be a combination of face-to-face and online delivery.

For more details about the fall semester, visit www.kc.edu/return-to-campus.

For up-to-date information about the coronavirus and Kettering College, visit www.kc.edu/coronavirus.

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A.S. in Radiologic Technology Curriculum

    • First Year - Fall Winter Summer

      First Year
       
       FallWinterSummer
      BIOL 119Human Anatomy & Physiology I4    
      MATH 105Fundamentals of Mathematics3    
      RTCA 114Practicum I1
      RTCA 115Radiology in Modern World1    
      RTCA 117Radiologic Technology I3
      RTCA 120Patient Care2    
      RTCA 121Medical Terminology1    
      BIOL 129Human Anatomy and Physiology II  4  
      ENGL 101
       
      Writing and Rhetoric I
       
       3
       
       
      PHYS 131Survey of Physics4
      RTCA 123Practicum II2
      RTCA 127Radiologic Technology II3
      PEAC 178Wellness1
      RTCA 131Practicum III2
      RTCA 133Radiologic Technology III2
      RTCA 135Fundamentals of Radiation and Generation I2
      RTCA 137Formulating Radiographic Technique2
      TOTAL CREDITS  15169
    • Second Year - Fall Winter

      Second Year FallWinter
      ENGL 102Writing and Rhetoric II3
       
      RELB 101Seventh-day Adventist Beliefs and the Healing Ministry of Christ3
      RTCA 210Advanced Patient Care2
      RTCA 215Practicum IV3
      RTCA 218Fundamentals of Radiation and Generation II3
      RTCA 221Radiologic Technology IV1  
      RTCA 222Principles of Radiobiology1  
      BIOL 263Sectional Anatomy  3  
      PEACElective1
      RELP 254Morality in Medicine3
      RTCA 217Pathology for Radiographers  2
      RTCA 239
       
      Practicum V
       
       3
       
      RTCA 292Radiology Simulated Registry  1  
      SOCI 115Priniciples of Sociology  3  
      TOTAL CREDITS1616
    • Total Credits for Degree

      72

    • Radiologic Technology Grading Policy

      The following grade scale will be used in all Radiologic Technology courses with the prefix of RTCA:

      A                     95 – 100

      A-                    90 – 94

      B+                   87 – 89

      B                     84 – 86

      B-                    80 – 83

      C+                   77 – 79

      C                     75 – 76 (minimum passing grade)

      C-                    70 – 74

      D                     60 – 69

      F                      59 and below

       

      Note:  Below 75% is a failing grade in a professional (RTCA) course.  In addition, a minimum grade of “C” must be earned in all coursework—professional and non-professional (Arts and Science)—must be maintained.

Radiologic Sciences – Clinical Education

The radiologic sciences and imaging programs offer a wide variety of clinical education sites. These include hospitals, independent imaging centers, and physician offices. Clinical hours may vary from site to site and will include evening rotations for radiologic technology students. These assignments will be within a 70-mile radius of the College. Students must be provide their own reliable transportation to clinical education sites.

Applicants to any of the radiologic sciences and imaging programs must realize that each program is limited in size by its credentialing agencies and the availability of clinical rotations. It is not possible to accept more students than accrediting agencies approve and the clinical education sites permit. Each student entering one of the radiologic sciences and imaging programs must be present current immunization verification that meets the Kettering College requirements. (Some clinical sites may have additional health requirements and require background checks.)

    • Clinical Hours For Radiologic Technology

      Fall 16 hrs./week x 7 weeks 112 hours

      Winter 16 hrs./week x 15 weeks 240 hours

      Summer 24 hrs./week x 9 weeks 216 hours

      Fall 24 hrs./week x 15 weeks 360 hours

      Winter 24 hrs./week x 15 weeks 360 hours

      TOTAL 1,288 hours

      Note: The hours listed above are an approximation and may vary from semester to semester due to scheduled college recesses and holidays. If circumstances warrant, the student may be granted a period of time longer than five semesters to complete the clinical competencies. The student shall not exceed 40 hours of combined clinical experience and didactic contact hours per week. No more than 25 percent of the clinical time will be scheduled during the evenings

    • Clinical Obligations

      KMC – Kettering Medical Center (0.1 miles from KC, 2 min. driving time)

      CMH – Clinton Memorial Hospital (32 miles from KC, 52 min. driving time)

      SRH – Springfield Regional Hospital (33 miles from KC, 44 min. driving time)

      GMH – Greene Memorial Hospital (17.6 miles from KC, 35 min. driving time)

      SH – Sycamore Hospital (6.7 miles from KC, 15 min. driving time)

      MCH – McCullough-Hyde Hospital (39 miles from KC, 1 hour driving time)

      AMC – Atrium Medical Center (18.4 miles from KC, 25 min. driving time)

      MHF – Mercy Hospital Fairfield (38.9 miles from KC, 45 min. driving time)

      VA – Dayton VA Medical Center (8.2 miles from KC, 18 min. driving time)

      WH – Wayne Hospital (45.8 miles from KC, 1 hour driving time)

      FHH – Fort Hamilton Hospital (38.4 miles from KC, 50 min. driving time)

      SMC – Soin Medical Center (14.3 miles from KC, 27 min. driving time)

      TH – Troy Hospital (28.9 miles from KC, 33 min. driving drive)

      FED – Franklin Emergency Department (11.9 miles from KC, 17 min. driving)

      SOC – Springboro Outpatient Center (10.6 miles from KC, 18 min. driving time)

      DCH – Dayton Children’s Hospital (8.6 miles from KC, 19 min. driving time)

      DCS – Dayton Children’s South Center (10.4 miles from KC, 18 min. driving)

      • Second-year assignments may also include rotations at Dayton Children’s South Center in Springboro, Ohio.
      • All hospital sites afford the student the same types of clinical experiences; i.e., GI, GU, surgery, trauma/evenings, semi-special procedures, portable, etc.
      • Semesters 1 and 2 will be at the same clinical site. The student will go to a different site for semester 3 and remain at that site for the duration of the clinical experience.
      • Students are responsible for providing their own transportation. Call-offs and tardies due to lack of reliable transportation may affect the clinical grade and result in clinical probation or dismissal from the program.
    • Clinical Affiliates

      Atrium Medical Center
      One Medical Center Drive
      Franklin OH 45005
      (513) 424-2111
      Kettering Memorial Hospital
      3535 Southern Blvd.
      Kettering, OH 45429
      (937) 298-4331
      Clinton Memorial Hospital
      610 West Main Street
      Wilmington, OH 45117
      (937) 382-9353
      McCullough-Hyde Hospital
      110 North Poplar Street
      Oxford, OH 45056-1292
      (513) 523-2111
      Dayton Children’s Hospital
      One Children’s Place
      Dayton, OH 45404
      (937) 641-3888
      Mercy Hospital of Fairfield
      3000 Mack Road
      Fairfield, OH 45014
      (513) 870-7767
      Dayton Children’s South Campus
      3333 West Tech Road
      Miamisburg, OH, 45342
      (937) 641-3000
      Soin Medical Center
      3535 Pentagon Blvd.
      Beavercreek, OH 45431
      (937) 702-4000
      Dayton VA Medical Center
      4100 W. Third Street
      Dayton OH 45428
      (937) 268-6511
      Springboro Health Center
      825 N. Main Street
      Springboro, OH 45066
      (937) 762-5000
      Fort Hamilton
      630 Eaton Avenue
      Hamilton, OH 45013
      (513) 867-2000
      Springfield Regional Medical Center
      100 Medical Center Drive
      Springfield, OH 45004
      (937) 523-1000
      Franklin/Springboro Emergency Department
      100 Kettering Way
      Franklin, OH, 45005
      Sycamore Hospital
      4000 Miamisburg-Centerville Road
      Miamisburg, OH 45342
      (937) 866-0551
      Greene Memorial Hospital
      1141 North Monroe Drive
      Xenia, OH 45385
      (937) 429-3200
      Wayne Hospital
      835 Sweitzer Road
      Greenville, OH 45331
      (937) 547-5715
      Troy Hospital
      600 W. Main St.
      Troy, OH 45373
      (937) 980-7000
    • Master Plan for Clinical Rotations

      By the end of the program, the student will have had a wide variety of clinical experience that parallels the classroom training and will enable them to demonstrate the required competencies.

      The following is a general clinical experience plan for the entire five-semester program.

      • At no time may a student exceed 40 scheduled hours per week in total classroom and clinical time.
      • At no time may a student be paid while on clinicals.
      • At no time should a student work more than 10 scheduled hours per clinical shift.
      SemestersWeeksDaysDays/WeekHours/WeekHours/Semester
      17T, TH216112
      215T, TH216240
      39M, W, F324216
      415M, W, F324360
      515M, W, F324360
      TOTAL611611288
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