School of Radiation Therapy Program Goals

Mission:
It is the mission of the School of Radiation Therapy to provide a quality education that actively engages the student in the classroom, laboratory, and clinical experiences that will produce an entry level therapist and prepare the student to challenge the national certification examination.

Goal 1: Students will be clinically competent.

Learning Outcomes:

    • 1.1 Students will accurately position patients.
    • 1.2 Students will evaluate radiation therapy treatment prescriptions, images
      and treatment records.
    • 1.3 Students will provide appropriate patient care.

Goal 2: Students will communicate effectively.

Learning Outcomes:

    • 2.1 Students will demonstrate effective oral communication skills.
    • 2.2 Students will demonstrate effective written communication.

Goal 3: Students will use critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Learning Outcomes:

    • 3.1 Students will evaluate clinical situations using critical thinking and
      problem solving skills.
    • 3.2 Students will recognize setup discrepancies.

Goal 4: Students will demonstrate professional development and growth consistent with program mission and expected outcomes.

Learning Outcomes:

    • 4.1 Students will discuss the importance of continued professional
      development.
    • 4.2 Students will maintain a professional network.

Goal 5: The program will measure ongoing effectiveness.

Learning Outcomes:

    • 5.1 Graduates will pass the ARRT certification exam on the first attempt.
    • 5.2 Graduates will complete the program within 12 months.
    • 5.3 Graduates actively pursuing employment will be employed within 12 months.
    • 5.4 Graduates will be satisfied with their education.
    • 5.5 Employers will be satisfied with the graduate’s education.