Basic Radiological Technician
Careers may be found as Radiological Technicians
Program Code: BRT 101
Campus: Community Based
Credential Awarded: Training Certificate
Awarding Institution: OSHKI
Length: 4 Phases (minimum 14 months)
Start Date: Ongoing
There are no minimum admission requirements.
Applicants must reside in a First Nations community and be employed in the community nursing station or health centre.
The applicant must be formally recommended to the training program by one of the following:
- Community Health Director
- Community Nurse in Charge
- Chief and Council
This training certificate program is a community based program which trains First Nations people in remote communities to perform basic x-ray examinations of the upper and lower limbs, shoulder and the chest in a safe, professional manner. Upon graduation the student will be a caring efficient, knowledgeable health professional able to provide a high level of patient care. The program is designed to assist in the goal of First Nations people taking control of their own health needs.
The program will be delivered in four phases over a period of at least fourteen months. The first three phases will take place in the student’s home community and the last phase will take place at the Oshki-Pimache-O-Win Education & Training Institute campus .
Graduates of the program will receive a minimum of 21 hours of refresher training once every two years and are eligible for limited practice membership in the Ontario and Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists. They may also become members of the Basic Radiological Technician Society.
Oshki-Pimache-O-Win encourages students of the Basic Radiological Technician training program to pursue higher levels of education upon completion.
The tuition fee for the 2011-2012 academic year will be announced at a later date, due to tuition changes on a yearly basis.
- Basic Anatomy and Terminology
- Patient Care and Medical Ethics
- X-Ray Production
- Radiographic Protection and Film Development
- Darkroom Procedures