The mission of the Carolinas College of Health Sciences Radiologic Technology Program is to prepare graduate technologists with a foundation in the performance of basic imaging procedures. Graduates of the program are prepared to practice entry-level diagnostic imaging procedures in a variety of settings and to develop as professionals in the various fields of Medical Imaging.
Goal 1: The program will graduate students who are clinically competent.
- Students will demonstrate quality patient care.
- Students will demonstrate knowledge of radiographic positioning and techniques.
- Students will practice radiation protection and safety for the patient, self and others.
Goal 2: Students and graduates will demonstrate a commitment to professional behaviors and recognize individual needs for continuing education as a function of professional growth and maintenance of professional certification.
- Students will demonstrate sound professional behaviors through development of interpersonal skills and relationships in the medical environment.
- Students will show evidence of participation in community and professional development activities that promote lifelong learning.
Goal 3: Students will develop effective written and oral communication skills.
- Students demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills in didactic and clinical performance.
Goal 4: Students will develop problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
- Students can adjust exposure factors and vary positioning techniques for a variety of patient conditions to maintain radiographic quality.
- Students can evaluate radiographic images for appropriate positioning and image quality.
Goal 5: Graduates will positively reflect overall program effectiveness.
- Graduates will pass the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) examination.
- Graduates will be employed in healthcare setting as entry level radiographers.
- Students admitted to program will graduate from program.
- Employers will indicate satisfaction with the graduates’ ability to perform entry-level expectations in the role of a competent radiographer.
Last updated: March 2012