Program Graduate Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, the graduate will:
- Eliminate unnecessary radiation exposure of patient, self, and others through application of “As Low As Reasonably Achievable” (ALARA) radiation protection principles.
- Perform routine radiographic procedures required for an entry-level Radiologic Technologist as recognized by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) guidelines.
- Think critically and use independent judgment when evaluating radiographs for optimal positioning, exposure, radiation protection, and additional qualities.
- Promote patient comfort and safety, and provide relevant patient care and communication with respect for diversity of culture, age and gender.
- Recognize emergent and life-threatening situations, reacting efficiently and appropriately.
- Integrate the use of standard precautions into imaging department routines.
- Monitor performance of equipment systems through quality assessment evaluation and report deviations.
- Promote own professional development through life-long learning activities and continuing education.
- Facilitate optimal health care through effective communication and cooperation with other healthcare professionals.
- Demonstrate professionalism in assigned duties within the legal and ethical parameters for radiologic technologists as outlined by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) Scope of Practice.