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School of Radiography - Program Goals/Assessment Plan

Program Goals

I. Program Effectiveness Goals:

  1. The program will graduate qualified entry-level radiographers.

II. Student Effectiveness Goals:

  1. At the end of the program the students will be able to operate as an entry-level radiographer.
  2. At the end of the program the students will be able to use appropriate communication skills.
  3. At the end of the program the students will be able to use critical thinking and problem solving skills within the clinical setting.
  4. At the end of the program the students will be able to summarize the value of professionalism.

Program Assessment Plan

I. Program Effectiveness:

The program will graduate qualified entry level radiographers:

  1. Students will complete the program within 24 months
  2. Students will pass the ARRT national certification on their first attempt
  3. Of those Graduates pursuing employment, they will be gainfully employed within six months post graduation
  4. Students are satisfied with their overall program of education
  5. Employers will be satisfied with their graduate's overall performance

II. Student Effectiveness:

1. At the end of the program the students will be able to operate as an entry level radiographer:

  1. Students will apply appropriate radiation protection practices in the clinical setting.
  2. Students will demonstrate appropriate patient care and safety.

2. At the end of the program the students will be able to use appropriate communication skills:

  1. Students will demonstrate appropriate communication skills in the Healthcare setting.
  2. Students will apply age appropriate oral communication skills.

3. At the end of the program the students will be able to use critical thinking and problem solving skills within the clinical setting:

  1. Students will apply appropriate factors to account for differing patient conditions
  2. Students will evaluate radiographic images for quality and positioning.

4. At the end of the program the students will be able to summarize the value for professionalism:

  1. Students will summarize the benefits of continued Professional Development.
  2. Students will summarize the importance of continued life long learning.

updated 2/09