Oakland Community College

Program Mission

The Radiologic Technology Program provides quality learning opportunities that enable graduates to write the national credentialing examination, to function as competent radiographers and to view learning as a life long process.

 

Program Educational Goals

          PROGRAM GOAL #1

    Students will be clinically competent.

    Student Learning Outcomes: Students will practice safe radiation protective procedures.

                                                         Students will produce quality diagnostic images.

                                                         Students will provide appropriate patient care skills.

     PROGRAM GOAL #2

    Students will utilize independent clinical judgment and critical thinking in the performance of medical imaging procedures.

    Student Learning Outcomes:  Students will perform diagnostic exams on patients in the emergency/trauma

                                                          setting.

                                                         Students will be able to accommodate patient needs, modify standard procedures,

                                                         obtain and analyze diagnostic images.

    PROGRAM GOAL #3

    Students will communicate effectively.

    Student Learning Outcomes:  Students will write a research paper complete with bibliography and reference

                                                         notations using APA format.

                                                         Students will present a15-30 minute presentation of a researched topic.

                                                         Students will use effective oral communication skills with patients and clinical staff.

    PROGRAM GOAL #4

    Students will assume personal responsibility for professional growth, continued learning and self-development.

    Student Learning Outcomes:   Students will understand ethical and legal principles and the professional role of a

                                                           radiographer.

                                                          Students will increase knowledge of other diagnostic imaging modalities.

    PROGRAM GOAL #5

    The program will graduate entry-level technologists.

    Student Learning Outcomes:  Students will pass the ARRT national certification on the 1st attempt.

                                                          Students will achieve a minimum score on each of the sections A-E on the ARRT

                                                          exam.

                                                          Of those pursuing employment, students will be gainfully employed within 6 

                                                          months.

                                                          Students will complete the program within 20 months.

                                                          Students will be satisfied with their education.

                                                          Employers will be satisfied with the graduate’s performance.