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Radiation Therapy Goals

Goal # 1:  The program will prepare students to become entry-level radiation therapists. Students will be clinically competent.

Outcomes:

A.  Students will position patients as directed in treatment record/plan under direct supervision of a radiation therapist.
B.  Students will operate equipment to deliver prescribed therapeutic dose under direct supervision of a radiation therapist.
C.  Students will demonstrate good radiation safety practices.            

Goal #2:  The program will provide the means for students to develop oral and written communication skills.

Outcomes:

A.  The student will demonstrate effective oral communication skills in the clinical setting.
B.  The student will demonstrate the ability to write and present informative research papers.

 Goal #3:  Students will develop critical thinking skills.

Outcomes:

A.  Students will recognize setup discrepancies.
B.  Students will design a treatment plan.

Goal #4: The program will provide the means for students to develop professionalism, and will encourage professional and personal growth.

Outcomes:

A.  The student will demonstrate understanding and commitment to values and ethics.
B.  The student will demonstrate compassionate patient care.
C.  The graduate will participate in professional and/or personal growth activities.

 

 Goal #5:  The program will provide our healthcare community with quality radiation therapists.

Outcomes:

         A.  Students who begin the program will graduate.
         B.  Graduates will pass the ARRT exam on the first attempt.
         C.  The program will graduate quality radiation therapists.
         D.  Graduates will be employable.
         E. Graduates will indicate that the program prepared them to perform the duties of an entry-level radiation therapist.