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School of Radiography

Sharon Regional's School of Radiography

Sharon Regional's School of Radiography
740 E. State St.
Sharon, PA 16146
724-983-5603

School Catalogue

The School of Radiography at Sharon Regional is based on the long-term commitment of the Health System to educational programs in the healthcare field. Education in the Radiologic Sciences began in the 1950s when the hospital was approved for a one-year program. In 1959, it was approved for a two-year program.

Radiography is the art and science of using radiation to provide images of the tissue, organs, bones and vessels that comprise the human body. These images may be recorded on film or displayed on a video monitor. A radiographer is an essential member of the healthcare team. The body part of the patient must be accurately positioned, and only the amount of radiation necessary to produce a quality image must be applied. These are two important aspects of the responsibilities of the radiographer.

Mission

Sharon Regional Health System School of Radiography provides education for students in the Radiologic sciences to be qualified entry-level radiographers. The program strives to provide the highest quality education and patient care that stresses compassion, competency, respect, and dignity of all people.

Non Discrimination Policy

Applicants to SRHS, School of Radiography are selected in accordance with federal and states laws: without regard to color, race, creed, age, sex, religious affiliation or national origin. Disabilities that are not related to bona fide occupational qualifications will not be considered as deterrents to selection of persons.

Why choose Sharon Regional?

  • 24-month hospital-based certificate program
  • Fully accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
  • 10/1 student/educator ratio
  • Hands-on clinical experience in progressive settings
  • Rotations to additional sites based on clinical assignments
  • Affiliated with Butler County Community College (BC3) to concurrently obtain a certificate in Radiography and an Associate's Degree within two years
  • Affiliated with Clarion University in a 2+2 Baccalaureate program

Compass exam.
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For more information or an application, please contact Robert Piccirillo, MBA, RT, (R), Director, School of Radiography at 724-983-5603 or e-mail at rpiccirillo@srhs-pa.org.

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Application deadline: Applications with transcripts will be received only from September 1 through February 1.

Veterans: The Department of Veterans Affairs has approved coverage for your education provided by Sharon Regional's School of Radiography.


Curriculum Information:
Program Clock Hours (for students working to obtain a full Associate's Degree)

Program Clock Hours (for those with BS or Associate Degree or college courses taken within the past five years and passed with a "C" or better

School Calendar: 2011-2013

School Calendar: 2012-2014


Program's Effectiveness Data

Transcript request form: Please print out and mail with check per instructions

"Shadowing" or Visitation Day in the Medical Imaging Department

The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology is dedicated to excellence in education and to quality and safety of patient care through the accreditation of educational programs in radiation and imaging sciences. The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) is recognized by the United States Department of Education to accredit educational programs in radiography and radiation therapy. The JRCERT awards accreditation to programs demonstrating substantial compliance with these standards.

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Accreditation: Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
(312) 704-5300
www.jrcert.org

updated 10/13