Advanced Health Education Center offers clinical fellowship rotations as an enhancement to the preceding theory course in the selected modality. AHEC offers clinical fellowships to registered radiographers (RT, R) in the modalities of mammography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and cardiovascular radiography. Fellowships are conducted In the Houston, TX area in hospitals, imaging facilities and urgent care facilities. The length of clinical fellowship training will vary by the modality selected.
**NO CE credit is awarded for clinical hours. In order to receive a certificate documenting clinical attendance, technologists must return their timesheet and copies of their clinical competency forms to the AHEC office via mail or fax to the attention of the respective fellowship coordinator.
MRI, CT, CV Clinical Fellowship
40 hours of clinical rotations (Monday-Friday) each week will give the technologist the opportunity to experience a wide array of exams, be tutored by experienced advanced modality professionals who provide insights, advice, and help you get the most out of your training. Also, clinical fellowships will allow technologists the opportunity to accrue some of their clinical experience (competencies) for preparation for advanced modality examinations.
Clinical rotations are based on a per week registration by the technologist. It is strongly recommended attendance in clinical rotations be for the full weeks offered. Register early; there is a limited number of clinical sites available. It will enhance clinical experience if technologists communicate their goals related to clinical training to the fellowship coordinator. If you have specific requests regarding equipment preference and/or software, please contact the AHEC clinical fellowship coordinator related to these modalities.
Computed Tomography Fellowship Clinical: (1-2 week option)
Technologists are placed with an emphasis on providing experience when available on a CT system with the manufacturer, software and angiography needs requested. The CT fellowship clinical will provide 40-80 hours of CT training.