The intern must be enrolled in or have completed the necessary University of Iowa MR online coursework in order to begin the clinical internship offered at MMC-NI.
Proof of the enrollment must be present the first day of the internship to proceed. If the student should drop their online classes, they will not be permitted to continue with clinicals.
Applicants must be graduates of a JRCERT accredited radiography program or submit proof of enrollment in a radiography program at the interview.
Intern will need to comply with items stated in the MMC-NI self-directed learning contract, which includes the expectation to take the ARRT registry examination at the conclusion of the internship.
No fee; it is an unpaid position. The U of I online courses cost approximately $800-1,000 per course. There are additional U of I courses the intern could elect to take and may need to take if pursuing a U of I Bachelor's degree.
676:100 Sectional Anatomy for Imaging Sciences (3 sh) – offered all 3 terms
674:110 Fundamentals for the MRI Technologist (3 sh) – 2015 offered Spr/Summer only
674:120 MRI Procedures I (4 sh) – FALL only
674:140 MRI Acquisition and Principles I (3 sh) – FALL only
Total: 13 s.h.
676:110 CT/MRI Pathology (3 sh) Optional; unless degree-seeking – Spring only
674:130 MRI Procedures II, Optional; unless degree-seeking – Spring only
674:150 MRI Acquisition and Principles II, Optional; unless degree-seeking – Spring only
2016 ARRT changes: minimum of 16 hours of coursework prior to registry examination.
Non-Degree Seeking opportunity: Classes available through the U of I’s Center for Credit Programs’ Distance Education (division of Continuing Education).
Visit http://www.continuetolearn.uiowa.edu/readytoenroll/index.asp to sign up for courses.
If intern wishes to seek a Bachelor’s degree in conjunction with the internship there are other qualifications, applications and fees at the U of I. Our clinical internship would NOT transfer to the U of I to fulfill the B.S. elective requirements (but the online coursework may). Contact Jenny Maiers (319) 353-9110 / 319-353-8388, Email: email@example.com or visit www.medicine.uiowa.edu/RadSci/ for more information on BS degree
Application Deadline: Due by March 30 for the following summer start date.
Promising applicants are invited for personal interviews with the Admissions Committee. The Admission Committee considers all aspects of each applicant's record and offers admission to the best-qualified individuals. Positive applicant attributes include maturity, previous MRI experience, an aptitude for academic achievement, strong attendance history/records, customer-service focus, knowledge of and motivation toward a career in MRI.
MMC-NI does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preference.
No fee; it is an unpaid position
The intern must provide proof of the following documentation prior to starting the internship:
Clinical Start Date: between July & August (1 intern)
Clinical Length: Minimum of 6 months, average 8 months, not to exceed 9 months.
Clinical Hours: 32 hrs/week with one day off to allow time for personal appointments, coursework, etc.
Schedules to be determined by MRI supervisor to ensure best opportunities to secure needed ARRT exams. Hours will typically vary between 7:30-4 and 8-4:30 Monday-Friday.
Intern will be required to follow and be in compliance with Mercy attendance policies.
Up to 5 days allowed. If additional time is needed, it will be added on to the minimum length of the program.
Potential course sequencing for the 2nd year x-ray student planning to start Summer internship after graduation:
120, 140, Mercy Clinicals
120, 140, Mercy Clinicals
We do not recommend more than 2 courses (6-7 s.h.) during the Clinical portion.
Spring term of Internship
Finish Mercy Internship Clinicals
676:110 CT/MRI Pathology if degree-seeking
674:130 MRI Procedures II if degree-seeking
674:150 MRI Acquisition & Principles II if degree-seeking
For further information contact:
Mindy Mutschler – (641) 428-6079 or firstname.lastname@example.org