Radiography Mission, Goals, and Outcomes
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/Graduates will possess the knowledge and clinical competency skills of an entry-level radiographer.
Students will demonstrate radiographic positioning knowledge to obtain diagnostic images.
Students will apply radiographic positioning skills to accurately demonstrate the anatomy of interest.
Students will perform radiographic exams in a time frame consistent with clinical standards.
Students/Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of the principles of radiation safety and protection to patient, self and others
GOAL 2: Students and Graduates will communicate effectively.
Students/Graduates will demonstrate effective oral communication skills in the clinical setting.
Students/Graduates will demonstrate effective written communication skills.
GOAL 3: Students/Graduates will demonstrate critical thinking skills.
Students/Graduates will possess the knowledge and ability to adapt positioning skills to various patient conditions and clinical situations.
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.
Students will conduct themselves in a professional manner and demonstrate positive ethical behaviors in clinical setting.
Students/Graduates will demonstrate commitment to professional growth and life-long learning.
Graduates will uphold the professional standards and code of ethics in the workplace.