Diploma in radiology and imaging technology(DRIT)

Diploma in radiology and imaging technology(DRIT)

Diploma in radiology and imaging technology is a two year diploma program which aims towards a basic understanding of various aspects of radio diagnostic technology and medical imaging techniques. Students will get through training about the use of radiographic equipment, learn how to position patients to get the best images and learn to critique images. Students will develop knowledge and skills such as anatomy and physiology, examination techniques, patient care, professionalism, radiation safety and protection and x-ray equipment.

Programme Educational Objectives

  • To prepare students to succeed in employment/profession and/or to pursue graduation in radiology and imaging technology.
  • Students will have knowledge of radiological and imaging technology required for diagnosis of various ailments.
  • To become technical communicators, orally and in writing, and effective team members capable of working effectively in groups in examining patients of various age groups.
  • To provide student with an academic environment that fosters excellence, transparency, leadership and promote awareness of life-long learning.
  • To enhance their clinical skills and embrace new radiological and imaging technologies through self-directed professional development.

Programe Outcomes

  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills in basic medical radiology and imaging technology to facilitate their overall professional development.
  • Plan, implement and evaluate programme to address identified medical radiology and imaging technology needs in corporation with patients.
  • Explain how social, organizational individual’s factors influence medical radiology and imaging technology.
  • Demonstrate the leadership role to coordinate, delegate and supervise care safely, manage risk and remain accountable for the care given actively; involve and respect others’ contributions to integrated person-centred care.
  • Implement a medical radiology and imaging technology program that reflects communication, leadership and advocacy skills.
  • Describe the ethical and legal bases for medical radiology and imaging technology services.
  • Apply appreciate procedures for complex radiological and imaging examinations. Provide care to patients – efficiently and in a cost-effective way – in a range of settings, and maintain foremost the interests of individual patients.
  • Understand core concepts of clinical ethics and law of medical radiology and imaging technology to their practice as healthcare service providers.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills with effective exchange of professional information.
  • Create, select and apply current tools and techniques of pharmacy field tools necessary for solving pharmaceutical problems.
  • Recognise the need to engage in lifelong learning through continuing education and research.

Course Duration

2 Years

Programme Highlights

Well-designed programme curriculum; qualified and experienced members of the faculty; inter-disciplinary project based learning, state-of- the- art laboratories and imaging set ups; clinical/hospital exposure in healthcare organization of repute.

Core Modules

Some of the major areas that will be covered are human anatomy and physiology, basics physics including radiological physics, physics of newer imaging modalities, quality control in radiology and radiation safety, radiographic and image processing techniques, contrast & special radiography procedures english & communication skills.

Career Avenues

  • Diploma holders in medical radiology and imaging technology can pursue their career as radiographers, radiologic technologists, nuclear medicine technologist, x-ray technicians or ultrasound technicians.
  • Other types of jobs available for these diploma holders in medical imaging technology are:
    • Ultra sound technician
    • Medical advisor
    • Radiologic technologist
    • Medical image analysis scientist.

Entry Requirements:

Candidate shall have passed 10+2 in science stream with physics and chemistry as compulsory subject along with one of the math/biology.