Mission Statement

 

The Radiography Program at Tulsa Community College is a six-semester curriculum designed to provide students the opportunity to become ARRT registered Radiographers capable of providing excellent patient care, medical images and service to their community.

Program Goals

Goal #1
Program graduates will pass the registry exam for Radiography administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

Goal #2
Program graduates will become successfully employed in medical imaging.

Goal #3
Program graduates will possess the level of knowledge necessary for professional growth.

Student/Graduate Goals

Goal #1
Program graduates will be clinically competent.

Students will:

  • Position patients
  • Deliver appropriate patient care
  • Operate radiographic equipment
  • Employ radiation protection practices
  • Understand radiation exposure guidelines

Goal #2
Program graduates will demonstrate critical thinking/problem solving skills.

Students will:

  • Evaluate radiographic images
  • Select exposure factors
  • Perform non-routine exams

Goal #3
Program graduates will demonstrate professional growth and development.

Students will:

  • Understand the function of professional organizations
  • Demonstrate professional behaviors
  • make ethical decisions
  • Conduct lab research projects

Goal # 4Graduates will demonstrate effective communication skills.

Students will:

  • Communicate with patients
  • Present an oral report
  • Make a presentation
  • Use professional terminology
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