Mission and Goals

Goal 1

After the completion of the 24-month program, the graduates will be clinically proficient and competent in the following areas:

Providing basic patient care, radiation protection, comfort, education, anticipating and recognizing patient conditions, and being able to administer life-saving first aid and basic life support.

Specifically, the student will be able to:

  1. Apply knowledge of positioning, anatomy, physiology, and radiographic exposure to accurately demonstrate anatomical structures on a radiograph or other image receptor.
  2. Communicate effectively and function as a team member in the radiology department.
  3. Evaluate the performance of radiologic systems: identify the safe limits of equipment operation, and report malfunctions to the proper authorities.
  4. Determine the proper exposures factors which achieve the optimum radiographic techniques while minimizing radiation exposure to the patient.
  5. Exercise independent judgment and discretion in the performance of imaging procedures.
  6. Demonstrate knowledge and practice of proper infection control and universal precautions policies/standards within the clinical setting while providing quality patient care and comfort.

Goal 2

The program will strive to offer up-to-date educational resources on imaging technologies and will promote continued professional growth through continuing education.

Goal 3

The program will prepare students for entering the profession by offering a curriculum which will enable the student to develop the knowledge and confidence required in the discipline.

Goal 4

The program will strive to provide a variety of sound clinical experiences in which the student will develop personal and professional growth.

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