Dec 09, 2022  
2021-22 College Catalog 
    
2021-22 College Catalog [ARCHIVED]

Program Goals and Outcomes


Program Mission

The Mission of the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Program sponsored by Owens Community College is to provide the healthcare community with caring, competent and professional Magnetic Resonance technologists. 1-13, Reviewed 1-15.

Goals and Student Learning Outcomes

Goal 1:      Students will be clinically competent

  Student Learning Outcomes:   

Students will demonstrate patient care skills.

Students will select appropriate imaging parameters.

Students will apply proper MR protocol selection.

 

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

  Student Learning Outcomes:   

Students will analyze image quality.

Students will demonstrate MR safety procedures.

 

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

  Student Learning Outcomes:  

Students will demonstrate effective verbal communication with MR Technologists.

Students will demonstrate effective written communication with MR Technologists.

 

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

  Student Learning Outcomes:   

Students will display courtesy when imaging patients.

Students will demonstrate professional conduct 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.

Program Effectiveness Data

Program Completion Rate

Magnetic Resonance 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.

Year

Results

Number graduated divided by number started the program

Year 1 - 2016 10 of 11 - 91%
Year 2 - 2017 10 of 11 - 91%
Year 3 - 2018 13 of 14 - 92.8%
Year 4 - 2019 13 of 15 - 86.7%
Year 5 - 2020 17 of 17 - 100%
5 Yr. Average 92.65%

Credentialing Examination Pass Rate

Magnetic Resonance Program
The number of students who pass, on the first attempt, the American Registry of Radiologic Technologies (AART) certification, or an unrestricted state licensing examination, compared with the number of graduates who take the examination within six months of graduation. THe five-year average benchmark established by the JRCERT is 75%.
Credentialing Examination Rate Number passed on 1st attempt divided by number attempted within 6 months of graduation
Year Results
Year 1 - 2016 10 of 10 - 100%
Year 2 - 2017 9 of 9 - 100%
Year 3 - 2018 13 of 13 - 100%
Year 4 - 2019 11 of 13 - 85%
Year 5 - 2020 16 of 17 - 94%
5 Yr. Average 59 of 62 - 95.2%

Job Placement Rate

Magnetic Resonance Program
Five-year average job placement rate of not less than 75 percent within twelve months of graduation for graduates who are actively seeking employment in MRI.
Year Percent of job placement Number of  students
2020 100% 16 of 16 graduates reported on job placement within 12 months of graduation
2019 100% 12 of 12 graduates reported on job placement within 12 months of graduation
2018 100% 13 of 13 graduates reported on job placement within 12 months of graduation
2017 100% 7 of 7 graduates reported on job placement within 12 months of graduation
2016 100% 10 of 10 graduates reported on job placement within 12 months of graduation
5 Yr. Average 100%  

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