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Radiologic Department
Mission/Goals/Outcomes
Mission Statement

The mission of the Radiographic Technology Program is to prepare qualified medical imaging practitioners who uphold the highest level of ethical patient care while demonstrating excellent clinical and technical practices.

Accreditation of Radiologic Technology


The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology

JRCERT
20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
312-704-5300
www.jrcert.org

California Department of Public Health – Radiologic Health Branch
PO Box 997377, MS 0500
Sacramento, CA 95899-7377
916-558-1784
https://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/Pages/RadiologicHealthBranch.aspx

Goals and Outcomes

California Exam Pass Rates - California Radiologic Health Branch Outcomes

Program Graduate Information
    • 1. Graduates will meet the healthcare employment needs of the community.
1.1Graduates passing ARRT first time taking within 6 months of graduation

 

Benchmark 90%
2015 – 100% (21 out of 21 passed first time taking exam, 21 out of 21 passed within 6 months)
5-year average (2011-2015) – 98%
Mean scale score 2015 – 87
5-year average mean scale score - 89

 


 1.2  Graduates will obtain employment within 12 months of graduation

Benchmark 75%
 2015 – 100% (20 students working in field, 1 student currently not working)
 5-year average (2011-2015) – 85%

1.3  Students will complete the program in 2 years
Benchmark 75%
2014 – 80%
5-year average (2011-2015) – 79%

1.4  Graduates will indicate overall satisfaction with the program
Benchmark 80%
 2015 – 96%
 5-year average (2011-2015) –%

1.5  Employers will indicate overall satisfaction with the program
Benchmark 80%
 2014 – 93%
5-year average – 92%
    • 2. Students will communicate effectively with patients and other healthcare professionals.
      • 2.1. Students will convey information to physicians, radiographers & healthcare professionals.
      • 2.2. Clinical affiliates will indicate an overall satisfaction with students’ healthcare communication skills.

    • 3. Students will demonstrate independent critical thinking and problem solving skills.
      • 3.1. Students evaluate radiographic image quality
      • 3.2.  Students will demonstrate problem solving abilities and develop appropriate action steps.

    • 4. Students will apply the knowledge and skills to be clinically competent.
      • 4.1. Students will understand radiation effects while practicing radiation safety procedures on patient, self and others.
      • 4.2. Students use correct technical factors for examination and positioning skills.
      • 4.3. Clinical affiliates will indicate an overall satisfaction with students’ clinical competence.

  • 5. Students will demonstrate the skills of ethical and professional radiologic technologists.
    • 5.1. Students will demonstrate attributes that define professionalism.
    • 5.2. Students will develop a long range professional/education plan.