Medical radiography technologists play a vital role in the diagnosis and treatment of many injuries and illnesses. At a physician’s request, medical radiographers operate equipment that emits x-rays to produce images of a body part or system.
The Medical Radiography three-year diploma prepares graduates learn a broad variety of procedures and specialties including: plain film radiography, mammography, angiography, fluoroscopy and computed tomography.
The first phase of the medical radiography program is academic. The second phase is specialized, with classroom and laboratory sessions, and weekly assignments at Hamad Medical Corporation. In the third phase of the program students are exposed to the practical aspects of medical radiography by working in a radiology department.