Mission, Goals & Student Learning Outcomes

Mission Statement

The mission of the Radiography Program is to provide students with a high quality, well-rounded educational experience which results in graduates who possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities to enter the field of diagnostic imaging as entry-level radiographers. Graduates of the Washtenaw Community College Radiography Program will demonstrate the necessary skills to integrate the theoretical knowledge and essential clinical skills to perform radiologic procedures and provide exemplary patient care in a variety of healthcare settings with diverse patient populations.

The mission of the Radiography Program is sustained by the achievement of the following goals and student learning outcomes:

Program Goals and Student Learning Outcomes:

Goal 1: Students will be clinically competent.
Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Students will perform diagnostic radiographic procedures.
  2. Students will correctly operate radiographic equipment.
  3. Students will demonstrate the ability to perform basic patient care assessment skills.

Goal 2: Students will communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Students will use effective oral communication skills in the clinical setting.
  2. Students will practice writing skills.

Goal 3: Students will critically think and effectively solve problems.
Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Students will calculate correct exposure factors
  2. Students will solve problems in the clinical setting.

Goal 4: Students will exhibit professional values, attitudes, behaviors, and ethics.
Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Students will value the principles of life-long learning.
  2. Students will recognize the ethical and medical issues in patient care.
  3. Students will exhibit professional behaviors in the clinical setting.

Revised: 12/5/2022

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