Q: Are there evening and weekend assignments in this program?
A: The Off-Hour Assignment includes both evening and weekend shifts and will commence during the winter or spring quarter of the second year.
Each student selects four eight-hour shifts in any of the following combinations:
Evening assignments occur between the hours of 1:00 pm and 9:30 pm and weekend day assignments occur between the hours of 8 am and 4:30 pm.
Q: How far away from Foothill College are the clinical sites to which students may be assigned?
A: The Radiologic Technology Program is affiliated with twelve hospitals and clinics in the Bay area. Three clinical sites are located 42 miles North of Foothill College in San Francisco. Two sites are located in the city of Palo Alto. Two clinical sites are located in close proximity to the Foothill Campus in nearby Mountain View. Five affiliates are located in San Jose with the Program's southern most clinical site located 59 miles South of Foothill College in Hollister.
Q: What is meant by a "full-time" program?
A: A full-time program for radiology means that the student will be in the classroom or hospital five days a week. The emphasis in the first year of the program is on classroom work with the students in classes three days a week and in the hospital for two days a week. In the summer after the first year the emphasis shifts to the hospital with the student in the classroom only one day a week and the hospital four days.
Foothill College Radiologic Technology Program
12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022-4599 .