Program Effectiveness Cumulative Data for 2019 (pdf)  Download 
Mission Statement and Goals 2020 (pdf)  Download 

Goal #1: The program will produce graduates that are clinically competent and able to adapt to unique clinical situations in all entry level clinical procedures.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. The student will be able to properly position all required competencies.
  2. The student will be able to formulate correct exposure techniques.
  3. The student will be able to accurately evaluate radiographic images compensatory to the clinical competency level.

Goal #2: The program will produce graduates that demonstrate critical thinking addressing cognitive complex issues using processes of problem and resources identification, prioritizing alternative and recognizing conditionality, subsequently choosing a response.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Using cognitive reasoning skills, 1st year students will be able to identify problems, relevant information, and explore interpretations to
    modify procedures in order to produce diagnostic images.
  2. Using transition and mastery cognitive reasoning skills, second year students will be able to develop alternatives, integrate, monitor, refine strategies, and communicate conclusions, in order to produce diagnostic images when standard imaging methods are not possible.
  3. The students, first and second year, will demonstrate critical thinking skill patterns that identify problems, organize information, prioritize factors, resulting in an option that provides reasonable concrete and theoretical modifications and outcomes.


Goal #3: Produce graduates that demonstrate a desire to seek further professional growth, display a professional image and attitude.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Students will be encouraged to be an active members of the State Society of Radiologic Technologist and/or the ASRT
  2. Students will participate in a state or national professional organization activities.
  3. Students will display affective skills of sensitivity, caring, pride in schoolwork & profession, ethical practice, emotional maturity which constitutes a positive and professional attitude

Goal #4: The program will educate students to be effective communicators.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. The student/graduate can communicate to obtain an accurate
    patient history and effectively communicate with the patient before, during, and after the exam.
  2. The student/graduate can communicate with peers and other
    healthcare professionals in a group or as a team member.

Goal #5: Provide the community and CHI St. Vincent Health System with qualified radiographers –Program Effectiveness

  1. Employers will indicate that they are satisfied that the graduates they hire are qualified for the entry level position.
  2. Graduates will show satisfaction with the quality and quantity of their clinical education and indicate that they were prepared to meet the needs of the community.
  3. Graduates will pass the ARRT certification examination test on the first try.
  4. Program completion- rate completed within 3 years (150%)
  5. Job Placement-based on one year post graduation

Program Accreditation
CHI St. Vincent Health System School of Radiologic Technology is accredited by the Joint Review Committee for Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), which is recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE) as an accrediting agency. .The St. Vincent School of Radiologic Technology was inspected in 2018 receiving a maximum accreditation award of eight years. The program effectiveness data is available here, as well as the website for Joint Review Committee for Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). 

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