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.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Fellowship Clinical: (1-3 week option)
Technologists are placed with an emphasis on providing experience on a magnet when available, with the field strength and manufacturer requested when possible. MRI fellowship clinical will provide 40-120 hours of MRI training.
Clinical Fellowship Requirements
Clinical Fellowship requires enrolled technologists to meet hospital and imaging center requirements as required by affiliation agreements and education departments. The following information must be submitted to obtain a clinical site rotation assignment. Fellowship coordinators will contact enrolled technologists in advance of clinical rotations to secure appropriate documentation. Reliable email and/or telephone contact Information must be provided at time of registration for the class. Failure to provide correct information will result in delay or failure of clinical placement. Required information must be provided a minimum of three weeks prior to the first day of the theory class.