University of Southern Indiana

Mission and Goals

Mission:  The University of Southern Indiana Radiologic Technology Program seeks to graduate students with the knowledge and skills essential for an entry level radiographer. Students will be prepared to care for patients in a variety of health care settings. They will be skilled in problem solving and critical thinking; they will be equipped with effective communication tools; and they will practice professional growth and development.

                                           Program Goals

The USI Radiologic Technology Program will:

Goal #1: Student will demonstrate problem solving and critical thinking skills.

     Outcome 1: Student will demonstrate ability to assess and adapt to varying clinical presentations of patients.

     Outcome 2: Student will evaluate images for appropriate positioning and image quality.

Goal #2: Student will display effective interpersonal communication skills.

     Outcome 1: Student will demonstrate communication skills with a diverse patient population.

     Outcome 2: Student will demonstrate effective interdisciplinary communication skills.

Goal #3: Student will demonstrate clinical competency.

     Outcome 1: Student will produce quality radiographs by proper positioning and providing appropriate patient care.

     Outcome 2: Student will demonstrate professional standard practices in radiation safety.

Goal #4: Student will demonstrate professionalism through growth and development activities.

     Outcome 1: Student will demonstrate clinical professionalism.

     Outcome 2: Student will plan a career path for professional goals.

Goal #5: Student will be prepared as an entry level radiologic technologist.

     Outcome 1: Program graduates will pass the ARRT examination on the first attempt.

     Outcome 2: Student will complete the program in 28 months.

     Outcome 3: Program graduate will be employed within 12 months if seeking entry                          level employment.

     Outcome 4: Graduate will be satisfied with education.

     Outcome 5: Employers will be satisfied with graduate's performance.

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