The College of Medical Radiation Technology (CMRT) of De La Salle Health Sciences Institute is the first medical radiation technology college in the Philippines to use digital radiology used for the exclusive purpose of exposure and training for students.
Launched on June 7, the CMRT Radiology Suite features new equipments such as the Shimadzu stationary X-ray Machine and the Anthropomorphic phantom, a positioning mannequin that can be positioned and radiographed like a human being. The mannequin gives students a chance to perform radiographic procedures from positioning to actual exposure. Further, in order to ensure that their students are kept abreast of the latest in technology in radiography, the suite also has an AGFA Computed Radiography System.
The laboratory also has a Visitor Portable X-ray Machine, GE Ultrasound Machine, Mammography Machine, Skull Phantom , Kodaktable top processor ,Konica Table Top processor, Manual Processing Tank, Resusci Anne Adult, Resusci Anne Child, Resusci Anne Baby, Dummy Arm for Venipuncture, Densitometer, Sensitomer, Digital Exposure Meter, Pocket dosimeter and Film bin to enhance students’ experience during their laboratory exercises.
“This newly renovated facility and new equipment are hoped to further enhance the learning and experience of students as part of our commitment for a true quality Lasallian education. With this facility, we know our students would become even better than the best that they already are in the profession,” says CMRT Dean Dr. Susan Olavidez.
In the past three years, CMRT has been the consistent best performing school in RT licensure exams, with its best students consistently also topping the exams.