GOALS and MISSION
The mission of the program is to graduate students with entry-level employment skills to perform quality radiographic examinations with minimal exposure to patients and personnel, including effective communication skills and respect for patients’ dignity.
The program goals and student learning outcomes (SLO):
- GOAL: Students will be clinically competent.
SLO: Students will master entry-level skills in positioning, technique selection and radiation protection.
- GOAL: Students will demonstrate communication skills.
SLO: Students will utilize effective communication skills , both oral and written, with patients and staff.
- GOAL: Students will develop critical thinking skills.
SLO: Students will adapt standard procedures for non-routine patients to obtain high quality radiographic images.
- GOAL: Students will be active life-long learners.
SLO: Students will participate in activities that promote professional growth and life-long learning.
- GOAL: Students will model professionalism.
SLO: Students will demonstrate professional behavior that exemplifies professionalism in healthcare.
PROGRAM EFFECTIVENESS DATA
Program Completion Rate
2018: 89% Program Completion
18 admitted: 16 graduated, 1 failed clinical, 1 voluntary withdrawal
ARRT Pass Rate 5-Year Average (2014-2018) - 85%
Benchmark 75% first attempt within 6 months of graduation
2018: 79% pass rate - 11 of 16 graduates *3 grads did not pass on 1st attempt, **2 graduates not taken the exam
2017: 76% pass rate - 16 of 17 graduates *4 grads did not pass on 1st attempt
2016: 93% pass rate - 14 of 14 graduates *1 grad did not pass on 1st attempt
2015: 92% pass rate - 11 of 12 graduates **1 graduate has not taken the exam
2014: 100% pass rate - 9 of 9 graduates
Job Placement 5-Year Average (2014-2018) - 100%
Benchmark 75% within 12 months of graduation
2018: 16 graduates; 16 employed
2017: 17 graduates; 17 employed
2016: 14 graduates; 14 employed
2015: 12 graduates; 12 employed
2014: 9 graduates; 9 employed