Program Mission Statement
The program is committed to providing quality educational opportunities helping individuals prepare for entry-level competency as staff radiographers. Instruction is geared to meet the needs of a diverse student body with varied academic, social, cultural and economic backgrounds.
1. Demonstrate competence in the delivery of clinical practice with entry-level skills.
a. SLO 1 - Students will demonstrate safe radiographic positioning skills.
b. SLO 2 - Students will apply patient care skills.
c. SLO 3 - Students will manipulate radiographic equipment.
2. Demonstrate the ability to think critically and apply problem solving skills.
a. SLO 1 - Students will adjust positioning and procedure protocol for trauma/non-routine patients.
b. SLO 2 - Students will determine radiographic image quality.
c. SLO 3 – Students will solve complex imaging problems.
3. Demonstrate professional and ethical attitudes and behaviors.
a. SLO 1 - Students will demonstrate professional behavior.
b. SLO 2 - Students will demonstrate ethical concepts.
c. SLO 3 - Students understand the importance of continued professional development.
4. Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively.
a. SLO 1 - Students will demonstrate oral communication skills.
b. SLO 2 - Students will demonstrate written communication skills.
c. SLO 3 - Students will practice professional communication.
5. Program Effectiveness Measures
a. Students accepted to the program will complete to graduation.
b. Graduates will pass the ARRT national certification exam on the 1st attempt. (five-year average)
c. Graduate survey respondents will state the program prepared them to practice as a competent entry-level radiographer.
d. Graduates seeking employment will practice in the profession as a registered/licensed radiographer at six months post-graduation. (five-year average)
e. Employer survey respondents will state the program prepared graduates for practice as an entry-level radiographer.