Additional Program Information
This 12 month certification program begins in early August of each year. Deadline for application is April 15th. Interviews for eligible applicants are held in April and May, and acceptance letters and regrets are mailed by the end of June.
ATTENDANCE AND VACATION
Students are expected to be in attendance from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Students are granted a total of 120 hours per year to be used both as vacation and sick time.
In addition to normal clinical hours, students are expected to take call as part of their clinical education. Students are financially compensated for all hours worked on call.
TUITION AND TEXTBOOK COSTS
Tuition for the 12-month program is $1000 and is due one month after the beginning of the program or before graduation. A list of required textbooks is provided to students upon acceptance into the program.
Financial assistance in the form of stipends may be offered, depending upon available funding. Students are financially compensated for any hours worked past 4:00 p.m., as well as any hours worked on call.
Upon satisfactory completion of the twelve-month program, the University of Virginia Health System, Department of Radiology awards students a certificate in recognition of their competency in Angiography, Interventional Radiology and Special Procedures. Graduate students are prepared and eligible to sit for the ARRT VI.
HEALTH CARE AND INSURANCE
Limited medical care is available through the Employee Health Clinic. At the beginning of the school year, each student will receive a physical examination. It is recommended that each student be enrolled in a health insurance program.
Rooms and apartments are available in the vicinity of the University of Virginia. Although the Department of Radiology does not make provisions for housing, the University of Virginia Off-Grounds Housing Office will provide information on apartment complexes. They can be contacted at (804) 924-3410 or on the website www.brac.com.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
Information concerning the program is available upon request by contacting the following address:
Alisha Hawrylack, RT(R)(VI)
The Charles J. Tegtmeyer, MD Program of Interventional Radiography and Special Procedures
University of Virginia Health System
Charlottesville, VA 22980
Or by email:
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