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Skilled to Work: Radiologic Technology

Skilled to Work: Radiologic Technology

Posted: Aug 26, 2019 5:43 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Radiologic Technology (Rad. Tech) is helping students at Itawamba Community College see a clearer future for themselves.
Caroline Fitch is one of those students, who is ready to make an impact in the medical field.

“I am a photographer on the side and at my church, so this will be my way to make a difference in the nursing field as well", Fitch said.

She took a break from school for a few years, and now she is determined to become a great Radiologic Technologist.

This is a two-year program in which students will learn basic patient care skills and much more.

Nita Megginson is the instructor for Rad. Tech. She graduated from this program years ago and says she was driven by her passion for helping.

“I actually came to Itawamba Community College for my education and I had a desire to help and a passion for helping and a passion for caring. This program is going to teach the students how to care for people.”, Megginson said.

Radiologic Technologist oversee x-ray examinations, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and computed tomography (CT) scans.

For graduates of the Radiologic Technology program there is a high job placement and graduation rate. If you would like to be a part of the next graduating class, call or visit the ICC- Tupelo Campus.

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