Mission, Goals and Learning Outcomes
The mission of the School of Health Professions is to Make Communities Healthier by educating caring, competent, entry level healthcare professionals with eligibility to take program specific licensure/certification examinations.
Program Goals & Learning Objectives
The goals of the School of Health Professions’ Radiologic Technology Program are:
Goal #1: To provide students with sound problem solving and critical thinking skills necessary to function effectively in the clinical environment.
- Students will determine the need to modify standard procedures to accommodate patient condition and other variables
- Graduates will demonstrate effective critical thinking skills
Goal #2: To provide an education that promotes compassion, ethical behavior and professionalism in the healthcare setting.
- Students/Graduates will demonstrate the ability to behave in a compassionate manner
- Students/Graduates will demonstrate positive ethical and professional behavior
- Graduates will have become members of a professional organization
- Graduates will be seeking completion of advanced certifications/degrees
Goal #3: To provide students with the skills required to become clinically competent and prepared to meet the entry level expectations of their employers.
- Students will demonstrate the ability to provide quality patient care
- Students will demonstrate proper positioning skills
- Students will apply the principles of radiation protection to patient, self and others
- Students will correctly make changes to technical factors to compensate for pathology, body habitus and other conditions
- Students can recognize emergency patient conditions and initiate appropriate treatments
Goal #4: To provide students with the ability to demonstrate effective communication skills.
- Students will communicate effectively with the patient prior and during procedure
- Graduates will demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills
Goal #5: To meet the need for certified radiographers in the community.
- Graduates are satisfied with the program
- The program will graduate 83% of the students initially enrolled
- Graduates will pass the ARRT exam on 1st attempt
- Graduates will be employed within 12 months if seeking entry-level employment
- Of the surveys returned, Employers will be satisfied with the program