A candidate for admission must be registered by the A.R.R.T. or Board (A.R.R.T.) eligible and have a high degree of self-motivation and the ability to accept the responsibilities of a skilled member of the angiographic team.
The application must be accompanied by an official high school transcript as well as official transcripts and clinical performance evaluations from an approved Radiologic Technology program. Transcripts from other schools attended beyond high school must be submitted. A letter of reference and a personal interview with members of the Admissions Committee are required.
Forsyth Technical Community College
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Interventional Cardiac and Vascular Technology (ICVT) - Vascular is a selective enrollment program beginning each fall. Resources such as faculty, as well as approval standards, limit the number of applicants accepted to 20 students for the fall. Interventional Cardiac and Vascular Technology (ICVT) – Vascular is an advanced two-semester, on-line certificate program and all applicants must meet minimum requirements to be considered for admission. Please note, however, that meeting minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.
Applicants applying for this program must be graduates with an Associate in Applied Science degree or higher in any accredited health program: Radiography. Current licensure/registry must be in good standing.
Minimum Admissions Requirements
1. Grade Point Average (GPA) Requirement
Applicants must have a final, cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher to qualify for acceptance into the Interventional Cardiac and Vascular Technology – Vascular program. If the final, cumulative GPA is less than 2.5, the applicant will be required to submit a letter of recommendation from their Current Manager to be considered for admission to the program. This recommendation letter can be included with the letter of employment confirmation, which must be submitted to the ICVT Program Coordinator.
A final, cumulative GPA of lower than 2.0 will not be considered.
2. Employment Requirement
This program is designed for applicants who are enhancing their education in the field of peripheral vascular interventional medicine and wish to obtain study guides/materials to pass their VI registry. An applicant interested in an interventional lab may enroll in the ICVT vascular certificate program; however, they must secure their own clinical rotations. Forsyth Tech will not be responsible for assigning clinical rotations during this certificate program. Students who obtain personal permission to perform clinical rotations may be required to obtain private malpractice insurance by their clinical site. This contract would be drawn up solely between the student and the clinical site.
3. Letter of Recommendation Requirement
Applicants must present a letter of recommendation from a department manager verifying their personally secured rotation in a peripheral vascular interventional lab. The letter must include the number and types of exams performed per year in the department. This letter of confirmation must be submitted on hospital letterhead via email, fax, or regular mail to:
Marti Feathers-Magee, BS, RT(R)(CV)
ICVT Program Director
2100 Silas Creek Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC 27103