Aug 19, 2018  
2017-18 College Catalog 
    
2017-18 College Catalog [ARCHIVED]

Program Goals and Outcomes


The radiography program systematically collects, reviews and analyzes data and utilizes this information to improve student learning and educational quality. Student learning outcomes have been developed from the program goals and correlate to the mission statement.

Radiography Program Mission Statement

The mission of the radiography program sponsored by Owens Community College is to provide the healthcare community with caring, competent & professional radiographers.

Program Goals & Student Learning Outcomes

Goal 1:      Students will be clinically competent.

  Student Learning Outcomes:

    Students will demonstrate patient care skills.

    Students will select appropriate technical factors.

    Students will apply procedure management practices.

 

Goal 2:      Students will utilize critical thinking skills in the performance of radiographic procedures.

  Student Learning Outcomes:

    Students will analyze image quality.

    Students will demonstrate logical image sequencing for trauma patients.

 

Goal 3:      Students will utilize communication skills with staff technologists.

  Student Learning Outcomes:

    Students will demonstrate effective verbal communication with radiographers.

    Students will demonstrate effective written communication with radiographers.

 

Goal 4:      Students will demonstrate professionalism when dealing with the public.

  Student Learning Outcomes:

    Students will display courtesy when imaging patients.

    Students will maintain a professional appearance in the clinical setting. 

    Students will demonstrate an appreciation for service learning.

 

Goal 5:      Students will access and interpret information.

  Student Learning Outcomes:

    Students will utilize appropriate resources for assignments.

    Students will analyze scholarly publications.

Owens Community College Radiography Program Effectiveness Data

Program Completion Rate

Radiography Program
Five-year average program completion rate of 60% or higher as defined as the number of students who complete the program within 3 years.
Graduation Year Percent Completion Number of Students
2016 67% 20 of 30 students completed the program
2015 72% 26 of 36 students completed the program
2014 50% 22 of 40 students completed the program
2013 65% 24 of 37 students completed the program
2012 79% 30 of 38 students completed the program
2011 68% 25 of 37 students completed the program
5 Yr. Average 67%  

Credentialing Examination Pass Rate

Radiography Program
Five-year average credentialing examination pass rate, as provided by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, of not less that 75 percent on the first attempt within six month of graduation.
Year Percent passing on the first attempt Number of students
2016 90% 18 of 20 students passed on the first attempt
2015 91% 21 of 23 students passed on the first attempt
2014 95% 20 of 21 students passed on the first attempt
2013 96% 25 of 26 students passed on the first attempt
2012 100% 30 of 30 students passed on the first attempt
2011 96% 23 of 24 students passed on the first attempt
2010 100% 36 of 36 students passed on the first attempt
2009 100% 29 of 29 students passed on the first attempt
5 Yr. Average 94.4%  

Job Placement Rate

Radiography Program
Job placement rate is defined as the number of graduates employed in the radiologic sciences compared to the number of graduates actively seeking employment in the radiologic sciences.  It is reported as a 5-year average within 12 months of graduation.
Year Percent job placement Number of students
2016 95% 19 of 20 students reported on job placement of employed within 12 months if graduation
2015 84% 24 of 26 students reported on job placement of employed within 12 months of graduation
2014 81% 16 of 21 students reported on job placement of employed within 12 months of graduation
2013 100%

15 of 24 students reported on job placement

15 of 15 employed within 12 months of graduation

2012 94%

18 of 29 graduates completed the graduate survey

17 of 18 employed within 12 months of graduation

2011 100%

17 of 32 graduates completed the graduate survey

17 of 17 employed within 12 months of graduation

5 Yr. Average 91%  

For more information regarding program effectiveness data visit the JRCERT website at www.JRCERT.org