Mission & Program Goals

Program Mission:

The Radiography Program strives to educate radiographers to be technically competent and possess the superior interpersonal skills to be proficient in an ever changing environment.

Program Goals:

  1. Students will be clinically competent.
  2. Students will communicate effectively.
  3. Students will use critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  4. Students will exhibit understanding of the importance of professional issues.

Program Effectiveness Measures:

  1. Students will pass the ARRT national certification exam on the 1st attempt within 6 months of graduation.
  2. Of those pursuing employment, students will be employed within 12 months of graduation.
  3. Students will complete the program within 22 months.
  4. Students will be satisfied with their education.
  5. Employers will be satisfied with the graduates’ performance.

Student Outcomes based on Program Goals

Objectives for Goal #1:

  1. Students will apply positioning skills
  2. Students will select appropriate technical factors
  3. Students will practice radiation protection

Objectives for Goal #2:

  1. Students will use effective oral communication skills with patients
  2. Students will practice written communication skills
  3. Students will demonstrate effective presentation skills

Objectives for Goal #3:

  1. Students will be able to evaluate images
  2. Students will be able to alter the exam as needed in the clinical setting

Objectives for Goal #4:

  1. Students will demonstrate professional behaviors
  2. Students will evaluate the importance of meeting high standards

Note: The course specific learning outcomes are listed in the syllabus of each course.

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