Radiography Mission, Goals, and Outcomes

MISSION STATEMENT:
Carteret Community College’s Radiography Program is dedicated to the delivery of a quality education in radiography through continuous program improvement and actualization of program goals while fostering life-long learning. Through an outcome-focused learning environment, the program will provide our healthcare community with competent, compassionate, professional entry-level radiographers who are prepared to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) examination, secure employment in their field, and engage in professional growth and development.

GOAL 1: Students will possess the knowledge and clinical competency skills of an entry-level radiographer.
Outcome #1
Students will demonstrate radiographic positioning knowledge to obtain diagnostic images.

Outcome #2
Students will apply radiographic positioning skills to accurately demonstrate the anatomy of interest.

Outcome #3
Students will perform radiographic exams in a time frame consistent with clinical standards.

Outcome #4
Students will demonstrate knowledge of the principles of radiation safety and protection to patient, self and others

 

GOAL 2: Students will communicate effectively.
Outcome #1
First Year Students will demonstrate effective oral communication skill

Outcome #2
Second Year Students will demonstrate effective oral communication skills.

 

GOAL 3: Students will demonstrate critical thinking skills.
Outcome #1
Students will possess the knowledge and ability to adapt positioning skills to various patient conditions and clinical situations

Outcome #2
Students will evaluate images for proper positioning, demonstration of anatomy and image quality and will make adjustments as needed to obtain a diagnostic radiograph.

 

GOAL 4: Students/Graduates demonstrate professional ethics, and are committed to continued professional development.
Outcome #1
Students will conduct themselves in a professional manner and demonstrate positive ethical behaviors in clinical setting..

Outcome #2
Students will demonstrate commitment to professional growth and life-long learning.

Outcome #3
Graduates will demonstrate continued professional growth and development

Outcome #4
Graduates will uphold the professional standards and code of ethics in the workplace.