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Radiologic Technology

Mission Statement, Program Goals, and Student Learning Outcomes

Mission Statement, Program Goals, and Student Learning Outcomes

Program Mission

The RSCC Radiologic Technology Program seeks as an overall goal to provide students with a complete educational and clinical experience in order to ensure students will achieve all skills necessary for employment as competent entry-level radiologic technologists. This overall goal is further defined as follows:

Program Goals and Student Learning Outcomes

The Radiologic Technology Program has established goals and student learning outcomes in accordance with Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology Standards. The program establishes benchmarks and utilizes a variety of tools to assess whether student learning outcomes are achieved. Tools include but are not limited to student assignments, exams and laboratory assignments, the clinical performance evaluation form, as well as employer, graduate, and exit surveys.

Goal: Students will demonstrate clinical competency.

Student learning Outcomes:

  • Students will apply appropriate positioning skills.
  • Students will practice/apply appropriate radiation protection.
  • Students will select appropriate technical factors.

Goal: Students will demonstrate effective communication skills.

Student learning Outcomes:

  • Students will demonstrate effective verbal communication skills with patients and healthcare staff.
  • Students will demonstrate effective written communication skills with patients and healthcare staff.

Goal: Students will develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Student learning Outcomes:

  • Students will demonstrate the ability to make decisions and use independent judgment.
  • Students will be able to exercise judgment in the technical performance of medical imaging procedures.
  • Students will be able to adapt patient positioning, projections, and technical factors based on patient condition.

Goal: Students will model professionalism.

Student learning Outcomes:

  • Students will understand the importance of professional growth and continuing education.
  • Students will display professional behaviors in the clinical setting.
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