Program Goals & Student Learning Outcomes

  • GOAL #1: Clinical Competency - Students will integrate ALARA principles in clinical practice.

    1. Students will analyze the exposure index values.
    2. Students will select the appropriate technical factors for radiographic exams.

    GOAL #2: Communication - Students will effectively communicate in the clinical area.

    1. Students will interact with patients to collect, comprehend and record patient history, as well as educate the patient about the procedure.
    2. Students will communicate effectively with Radiologists, radiographers, peers, instructors and other healthcare providers.

    GOAL #3: Critical Thinking - Students will effectively utilize critical thinking and problem solving skills.

    1. Students will distinguish between a routine and difficult patient and utilize critical thinking/problem solving skills to perform radiographic examinations.
    2. Students will accurately evaluate images for diagnostic quality.

    GOAL #4: Professionalism - Students will demonstrate professional behaviors.

    1. Students will provide appropriate patient care.
    2. Students will exhibit values and ethical behaviors of a radiographer.

    GOAL #5: The program will monitor program effectiveness.

    1. The Program will document a 5-year, 85% minimum, Credentialing Exam pass rate on the first attempt.
    2. The Program will document a 5-year, 85% minimum, Credentialing Exam pass rate final average.
    3. The Program will document a 5-year, 85% minimum, Program Completion Rate.
    4. The Program will document a 5-year, 85% minimum, Placement Rate within six months of graduation.
    5. The Program will document a 5-year, 85% minimum, overall Graduate Satisfaction.
    6. The Program will document a 5-year, 85% minimum, overall Employer Satisfaction.