Academics

Mission Statement, Goals, and Program Effectiveness Data

Accreditation Status

 The radiography program is fully accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). In order to maintain accreditation, the radiography program must comply with the STANDARDS as developed by the JRCERT. All aspects of program development and maintenance are made with the intention of full compliance with the STANDARDS.

 

Mission Statement

The mission of the radiography program is to provide the community with competent and caring entry level  radiographers who are able to perform quality radiographic procedures and function as an integral member of the health care team.  In order to achieve this, the program provides the student with innovative educational opportunities to prepare for a rewarding career in radiologic technology.

Program Goals and Student Learning Outcomes

Goal: Students will be clinically competent.
   
Student Learning Outcomes: Students will properly position the patient.
  Students will select appropriate technique factors.
  Students will utilize radiation protection.
   
Goal: Students will demonstrate effective communication.
   
Student Learning Outcomes: Students will demonstrate effective communication skills.
  Students will demonstrate effective written communication skills.
   
Goal: Students will utilize critical thinking skills.
   
Student Learning Outcomes: Students will perform non-routine procedures.
  Students will analyze images.
   
Goal: Students will model professionalism.
   
Student Learning Outcomes: Students will understand ethical decision making.
  Students accept constructive criticism.
 
The program monitors its success of meeting program goals through its Outcomes Assessment Plan.  This plan includes student learning outcomes, tools, and benchmarks which are used to assess student performance for each of the program goals.  The outcomes are then analyzed and the data is used for continual program improvement.

Statistics-Program Effectiveness Data*

Annual Program Completion Rates
Year Initial Enrollment Number of Graduates % Completion
2013 18 10 56%

 

5 Year Average National Certification Examination Pass Rate
Year # of Graduates

# of Graduates that attempted the Exam

# of Graduates that passed the Exam on the first attempt.  First Attempt Pass Rate
2013 10 10 8 80%
2012 7 7 7 100%
2011 10 9 9 100%
2010 8 8 8 100%
2009 8 8 8 100%
5 Year Average Pass Rate   96%

 

5 Year Average Job Placement Rate 
Year # of Graduates  # of Graduates who returned surveys. # of Graduates who actively sought employement # of Graduates who found employement % of Graduates that actively sought and found employment.
2013 Currently Awaiting Results
2012 7 3 2 2 100%
2011 10 2 2 2 100%
2010 8 2 2 2 100%
2009 8 2 2 2 100%
2008  17  100%
5 Year Average Job Placement Rate  100%
*For additional information regarding the program's effectiveness data, please visit the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology's website.
 
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