Radiology Technologist Schools in Maine - ME
Students who have an interest in medicine, physics, computers and electronics, and who excel in customer service and problem solving may want to consider enrolling in radiologic technologist schools and training programs in Maine. Radiologic technology training programs are found in colleges, universities, medical centers and online. Programs such as these enable students to become x-ray technicians, mammographers, and diagnostic and therapeutic radiologic technologists, among other occupations. The state of Maine stipulates that the program you choose must be accredited by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), the Nuclear Medicine Technologist Certification Board (NMTCB), the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) or the Joint Review Committee on Education Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT).
All radiologic technologist students must participate in real-life clinical experiences outside of the classroom. These may take place at one’s school, if one attends a school within a medical center, or outside of the school in an adjacent or nearby medical facility. Examples of possible sites for clinical experiences in Maine include Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston, Maine Medical Center in Portland, Brighton Medical Center in Portland, Mercy Hospital in Portland, St. Joseph’s Hospital in Bangor, Mercy Westbrook Hospital in Westbrook, Goodall Hospital in Sanford and York Hospital in Wells.
Graduates must become nationally certified through examinations given by the ARRT or by the NMTCB prior to applying for licensure in Maine.