Learning Outcomes

Program Mission Statement

The mission of the radiography program is to prepare graduates to perform the skills necessary to assume an entry-level position in radiography.  As the student progresses through the program, academic instruction is replaced with increased clinical practice, facilitating a smooth transition to the work setting.

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 explore the importance of professional growth and development.
  5. The program will graduate entry-level technologists

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will anticipate and provide basic care and comfort.
  2. Students will determine exposure factors to obtain diagnostic quality radiographs with minimum radiation exposure.
  3. Students will practice radiation protection for the patient, self and others.
  4. Students will position the patient and imaging system to perform radiographic examinations on children and adults.
  5. Students will use effective non-verbal, oral and written communication in patient care and professional relationships.
  6. Educate the patient about radiologic procedures and services.
  7. Students will exercise independent judgment and discretion in the technical performance of medical imaging procedures consistent with uniform standards of   care.
  8. Students will evaluate medical images for technical quality.
  9. Students will exhibit professional practice in accordance with the Code of Ethics and Scope of Practice for the profession.
  10. Students will determine the importance of continued professional development.
  11. Students will pass the ARRT national certification on the 1st attempt.
  12. Of those pursuing employments, students will be gainfully employed within 6  months post-graduation.
  13. Students will complete the program within 21 months.
  14. Students will be satisfied with their education.
  15. Employers will be satisfied with the graduate's performance.