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Pat Capps Covey College of Allied Health Professions
Department of Radiologic Sciences
 
 
 
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Mission Statement

To provide an engaging academic environment which produces competent, well-educated graduates, and enhances service to patients, the community, and the Radiation Therapy profession.


Goals & Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate clinical competence.

    Student Learning Outcomes:
    • Students will integrate didactic and clinical experiences.
    • Students/graduates will demonstrate essential skills and competence
    • Students will demonstrate professional growth and development


  2. Students will model professionalism.

    Student Learning Outcomes
    • Students/graduates will respect patient dignity and show compassion for patient.
    • Students/graduates will demonstrate interest in life-long learning.
    • Students will exhibit a work ethic and demeanor befitting a health-care professional.


  3. Students will demonstrate effective communication skills.

    Student Learning Outcomes
    • Students will demonstrate effective communication skills in the clinical setting.
    • Students will demonstrate writing proficiency.
    • Students will demonstrate effective oral communication skills.


  4. Students will develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

    Student Learning Outcomes
    • Students/graduates will demonstrate effective problem solving and critical thinking skills.


  5. Students will benefit from the program and serve the community and the Radiation Therapy profession.

    Student Learning Outcomes
    • Students will be prepared for the ARRT certification examination.
    • Students/graduates will benefit from the program.
    • Students/graduates will serve the community and the Radiation Therapy profession.


Program Effectiveness Data (as of January 2014)

  • Five-year Average Credentialing Examination Pass Rate:    100%
  • (Classes graduating 2009-2013:   34 graduates sit for ARRT exam within 6 mo, 34 pass on first attempt)

  • Five-year Average Job Placement Rate:  88%
  • (Classes graduating 2009-2013:   24 actively seeking graduates, 21 employed within 12 mo of graduation)

  • Annual Program Completion Rate:   63%
  • (Class graduating 2013:   8 admitted, 5 graduated)  







     
    University of South Alabama Pat Capps Covey College of Allied Health Professions Department of Radiologic Sciences