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Program Goals/Outcomes Assessment Plan

  Goals/Outcomes Assessment Plan       •  Program Effectiveness Data

Clinical Competency

Students will have the prerequisite clinical skills to be an entry-level radiographer.

   Desired Outcomes:

  1. Students will demonstrate starting and completing tasks with motivation and enthusiasm in the healthcare field of radiology.
  2. Students will be able to select appropriate technical parameters to produce diagnostic images.
  3. Students will be able to demonstrate and identify appropriate anatomy in its entirety in proper position on their images.
  4. Students will demonstrate an understanding of ALARA and the requirements set by federal and state agencies.
  5. Students will demonstrate radiation safety with regard to patients, personnel, and self.

Problem-solving and Critical Thinking

Students will demonstrate problem-solving and critical thinking skills in the clinical setting.

   Desired Outcomes:

  1. Students will be able to analyze finished radiographic images for diagnostic quality.
  2. Students will demonstrate problem-solving / critical thinking skills as they relate to the ordered exam and patient condition.


Students will have oral and written communication skills appropriate to their level of education
and healthcare environment.

   Desired Outcomes:

  1. Students will demonstrate appropriate communication skills with the patient and co-workers.
  2. Students will demonstrate effective oral and written language skills.


The students will demonstrate knowledge of professional ethics, professionalism, and life-long learning in the field.

   Desired Outcomes:

  1. Students will demonstrate the knowledge and practice of professional ethics and legal issues.
  2. Student learning will be expanded by participating in other imaging modalities.
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* Program Effectiveness Data

The program will assure educational effectiveness and graduate entry-level radiographers. Student five-year certification exam American Registry of Radiologic Technologist Radiography (ARRT) pass rate on the first attempt will be 80% or greater within six months of graduation. 

Year Percent passing on first attempt Number of Students
2016 100% 17 of 17 students
passed on first attempt
2017 90% 18 of 20 students
passed on first attempt
2018 86% 18 of 21 students
passed on first attempt
2019 90% 18 of 20 students
passed on first attempt
2020 95% 21 of 22 students
passed on first attempt
5-year Average 92%  

Five-year average job placement of not less than 75% within 1-year post-graduation.

Year Graduated Results of graduate survey report that they are employed Number of Students graduated
2016 100% 18 students graduated
2017 93% 18 students graduated
2018 100% 18 students graduated
2018 100% 21 students graduated
2019 100% 20 students graduated
5-year Average 99%  

Student Retention: Students beginning and completing the 21-month program will be 75% or greater.

Year Percent Completion Students began program Students completed
the program
2016 71% 24 17
2017 83% 24 20
2018 88% 24 21
2019 83% 24 20
2020 91% 24 22
5-year Average      

* Program effectiveness data explanation can be located at JRCERT website ( Questions regarding the WC Radiologic Technology program effectiveness data should contact the program director.

Rev: 07/29/2020
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