The Radiologic Technology associate degree program is a sequence of courses that emphasizes a combination of educational and clinical instruction necessary for successful employment in the medical radiologic technology imaging profession. Program graduates receive an Associate of Applied Science degree in Radiologic Technology. Additionally, graduates will have completed the educational and clinical competency requirements of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) licensing exam.*
*Note: Arrest or conviction of a misdemeanor (excluding minor traffic violations) or felony could inhibit a student's eligibility to take the licensing exam(s) required by the profession. Early notification to the appropriate board is required.
PROGRAM MISSION STATEMENT
The Radiologic Technology Degree Program prepares students for positions in radiology departments and related healthcare industries. The curriculum encourages students to develop career, personal, and work ethic principles. Program graduates receive an Associate of Applied Science degree in Radiologic Technology, will have completed both the educational and clinical competency requirements of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
*Students who begin the program Fall 2015 will be assessed based on these Program Goals and Student Learning Outcomes.
- Students will be clinically competent.
- Students will demonstrate professionalism.
- Students will develop critical thinking skills.
- Students will communicate in a professional manner in the healthcare setting.
PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
1.1 Students will consistently utilize radiation protection measures.
1.2 Students will demonstrate proper positioning skills.
1.3 Students will provide a high level of patient care.
1.4 Students will consistently set appropriate technical factors.
2.1 Students will demonstrate a positive work ethic.
2.2 Students will promote professional development through continuing education.
activities and professional networking.
3.1 Students will adapt to trauma or non-routine situations.
3.2 Students will appropriately evaluate and critique radiographic images.
4.1 Students will communicate effectively orally.
4.2 Students will communicate effectively using the written word.
PROGRAM GOALS/STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
*Students who begin the program Fall 2016 will be assessed based on these Program Goals and Student Learning Outcomes.
Goal 1: Students will demonstrate clinical competence.
1.1 Students will exhibit accurate positioning skills.
1.2 Students will practice proper radiation protection.
1.3 Students will demonstrate appropriate patient care skills.
Goal 2: Students will demonstrate effective communication skills.
2.1 Students will demonstrate effective written communication skills.
2.2 Students will demonstrate effective verbal communication skills.
Goal 3: Students will utilize critical thinking.
3.1 Students will accurately evaluate images for diagnostic quality.
3.2 Students will adapt positioning skills in non-routine circumstances.
Goal 4: Students will exhibit professionalism.
4.1 Students will demonstrate an understanding of life long professional development.
4.2 Students will exhibit professional behavior.
The Radiologic Technology Program at Southeastern Technical College is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
The minimum standards, by which the JRCERT evaluates a radiography program, are published in the Standards for an Accredited Educational Program in Radiologic Science and can be located on the JRCERT web site: http://www.jrcert.org