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Mission & Goals

Radiation Therapy Mission Statement, Goals, and Student Learning Outcomes

Mission
In conjunction with the college mission and the allied health philosophy, graduates will be able to perform as entry-level radiation therapists.
 
Goal
Graduates/students of the radiation therapy program will be clinically competent.
 
Student Learning Outcomes:  
  • Students will perform clinical radiation therapy procedures according to competency standards.
  • Students will generate a radiation therapy treatment plan.
  • Students will design a portfolio that shows clinical competency.
 
Goal
Graduates/students of the radiation therapy program will communicate effectively.
 
Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will integrate communication skills learned in patient care course with a service learning project. 
  • Students will communicate effectively orally.
  • Students will design an effective patient education poster.

Goal
Graduates/students will be able to problem solve and critically think.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will correctly analyze a clinical problem for problem-based-learning (PBL).
  • Students will interpret correct patient shifts in positioning for treatment.
  • Students will prescribe an effective treatment plan.
 
Goal
Students will be able to demonstrate professionalism.
 
Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will demonstrate leadership skills within group/community projects.
  • Students will appropriately indentify behaviours related to professionalism at state meetings through self-reflection.
  • Students will interpret appropriate ethical behavior presented in case studies.

Goal
Students will be meet outcomes consistent with the following JRCERT Standards.                  

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will successfully pass the credentialing exam pass rate on first attempt of no less than 75 percent.
  • Students will attain a job placement rate of not less than 75 percent within six months of graduation.
  • Graduates/students will indicate overall satisfaction with their educational experience.
  • Employers will indicate overall satisfaction with the graduates' performance.
  • Students will successfully complete the program.
  • Students' scores will measure improvement in category areas of QA (A) and patient care (E) on content specification of national board exam.