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Radiation Therapy: Goals & Effectiveness Data

Program Goals


Program Goal 1: Students/graduates will demonstrate clinical competency skills of an entry-level radiation therapist.
Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students/graduates will demonstrate successful set-up and treatment of patients on linear accelerators
  • Students/graduates will demonstrate successful set-up, immobilization and acquisition of CT scans on patients in the CT Simulator
  • Students/graduates will apply principles of radiation protection to clinical practice

Program Goal 2: Students/graduates will effectively communicate in all interactions in the classroom and clinical settings
Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with the patient, the patient’s family and all clinical personnel
  • Students will exhibit competent verbal and written communication skills

Program Goal 3: Students/graduates will demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills
Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will demonstrate appropriate critical thinking and problem solving skills in clinical situations
  • Students will demonstrate appropriate critical thinking and problem solving skills in didactic situations

Program Goal 4: Students/graduates will demonstrate professional growth and a desire for life-long learning
Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will demonstrate professionalism in all interactions within the clinical setting
  • Students will apply their professional obligations upon graduation
  • Graduates/alumni will continue their formal education

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Program Effectiveness Data

Credentialing examination pass rate is defined as the number of student graduates who pass, on first attempt, the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification examination or an unrestricted state licensing examination compared with the number of graduates who take the examination within six months of graduation.

Program completion rate is defined as the number of students who complete the program within 150% of the stated program length.

 

Rtt Completion 2017 sm-2

*graduate June 2017

Job placement rate is defined as the number of graduates employed in the discipline (i.e., radiologic sciences, radiation therapy, magnetic resonance, or medical dosimetry) compared to the number of graduates actively seeking employment in the discipline.