Academics

Accreditation Status, Mission Statement, & Goals

Accreditation Status

The radiography program is fully accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). In 2014, the Program was awarded the maximum accreditation of eight years. The next site visit is tentatively scheduled for the Third Quarter of 2022. 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: 1
Students will be clinically competent.
   
Student Learning Outcomes: Students will properly position the patient.
  Students will provide appropriate patient care.
  Students will properly manipulate equipment.
   
Goal: 2
Students will demonstrate effective communication.
   
Student Learning Outcomes: Students will demonstrate effective communication skills.
  Students will demonstrate effective written communication skills.
   
Goal: 3
Students will utilize critical thinking skills.
   
Student Learning Outcomes: Students will perform non-routine procedures.
  Students will analyze images.
   
Goal: 4
Students will demonstrate professionalism.
   
Student Learning Outcomes: Students will understand ethical decision making.
  Students will demonstrate professional behavior in the clinical environment.

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.

 Additional Information

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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