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School of Radiologic Technology - Learning Outcomes

Goals & Outcomes

Goal 1:  Clinical Competence

Develop a Radiographer who demonstrates clinical proficiency and competence

  • Graduates will provide compassionate care to all patients
  • Students will demonstrate proper radiation protection to self, patients and others
  • Students will demonstrate proficiency in technical factors of image production

Goal 2:  Communication

Develop a Radiographer who communicates effectively in the clinical setting

  • Students will demonstrate communication skills through patient rapport, awareness, and interaction
  • Students will educate the patient about the imaging procedure
  • The student effectively communicates with radiologists, radiographer and other healthcare professionals

Goal 3:  Critical Thinking

Develop a Radiographer who demonstrates critical thinking and problem solving skills

  • Students will correctly select exposure factors for various patient conditions to produce optimal image quality
  • Graduates will demonstrate the skills necessary to perform non-routine procedures
  • Students can recognize trauma patient conditions and initiate appropriate treatments

Goal 4:  Professionalism

Develop a Radiographer who demonstrates professional and ethical behavior

  • Students will  demonstrate punctuality to room assignments and procedures
  • Graduates will utilize good judgment and discretion while performing exams
  • Employers will be satisfied with the educational levels of the graduates

Goal 5:  Program effectiveness

Provide a quality program that meets the expectation of the graduates

  • Program will demonstrate a consistent program completion rate
  • Graduates will express satisfaction with the training they received from this program
  • Program will prepare the students to pass the ARRT
  • The program will prepare the students to be employable as entry-level radiographers
  • Employers will be satisfied with the student’s entry level skills

Program Effectiveness Data

Benchmark 5 yr pass rate average of not less than 75% at first attempt within 6 months of graduation

ARRT Results 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 5YR Ave
% Examinees Passing 1st attempt 78% 100%
75% 100% 100% 90%
# 1st time Examinees passed/attempted 7/9 7/7 6/8 8/8 7/7 35/39

 

Benchmark 5 yr average job placement rate of not less than 75% within 12 months of graduation

Job Placement 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 5YR Ave
#grads that found employment 12 mo after graduation 8 7
8 8 7 38/38= 100%
#grads actively sought employment* 8/9 7/7 8/8 8/8 7/7 -

 

Benchmark 75% of those entering the program will graduate within the course timeframe

(This is an annual measurement)

Program Completion 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Students Enrolled 9
7
8 8
8
Students Graduated 9 7
8 8 7
Completion Rate 100% 100% 100% 100% 88%

 

Benchmark 100% satisfaction with program and graduate

Satisfaction 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 5YR Ave
Graduate 100% 100%
100% 100% 100% 100%
Employer 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

*The JRCERT has defined “not actively seeking employment” as:

  1. Graduate fails to communicate with program officials regarding employment status after multiple attempts OR
  2. Graduate is unwilling to seek employment that requires relocation, OR
  3. Graduate is unwilling to accept employment due to salary or hours, OR
  4. Graduate is on active military duty, OR
  5. Graduate is continuing education.

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