The Division of Radiography and Medical Imaging is fully accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology. It is important for all students interested in a career in radiography to attend an accredited institution.
The mission of the Division of Medical Imaging is to provide students with a comprehensive education in radiography and prepare them to become a clinically competent radiographer who will conduct themselves in a professional manner during their practice of diagnostic radiography. Students will be acquainted with all available methods of instruction in clinical and didactic radiography, to include the cognitive (problem-solving, critical thinking, and verbal and written communication), psychomotor, and affective domains. Upon graduation, students are to be sufficiently prepared to successfully pass the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists certification examination.
1. The student will graduate with the skills needed to function as an entry-level radiographer.
2. The student will provide quality patient care.
3. The student will be able to effectively communicate.
4. The student will demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
5. The student will demonstrate professional behaviors that are appropriate for the academic and clinical setting.
6. The student will demonstrate engagement in the regional community.
Student Learning Outcomes
Student Learning Outcome 1:
A. The student will demonstrate mastery of diagnostic imaging skills at the entry-level defined by the program.
B. The student will complete a variety of diagnostic radiographic exams with 75 percent accuracy.
C. The student will apply principles of radiation safety.
Student Learning Outcome 2:
A. The student will be able to provide basic patient care to patients in the clinical setting.
B. The student will be able to assess the patient for appropriateness of exam.
Student Learning Outcome 3:
A. The student will be able to effectively communicate with diverse populations (age, gender, culture) in the clinical setting.
B. The student will demonstrate good written and verbal communication skills in the clinical and didactic setting.
C. The student will be able to accurately take patient histories and correlate the diagnosis with the appropriate radiographic exam.
Student Learning Outcome 4:
A. The student will be able to accurately evaluate radiographic images for diagnostic quality.
B. The student will be able to adapt to injured patients and successfully perform trauma radiography at an entry level.
C. The student will be able to accurately complete diagnostic radiography on diverse populations to include geriatric and pediatric patients.
Student Learning Outcome 5:
A. The student will demonstrate professional behaviors.
B. The student will be dependable and punctual to the clinic and to class.
Student Learning Outcome 6:
A. The student will complete a community service project that benefits the regional community.
B. The student will participate in one professional meeting at the regional, state or local level.