Program Mission, Goals & Objectives

Radiologic Technology Program Mission

The mission of the Radiologic Technology Program at Nebraska Methodist College is to develop reflective practitioners who exhibit technical competency in radiologic imaging and serve the community in the delivery of compassionate, holistic patient care. By modeling professional ideas and high personal standards, we will foster life-long learners who act as change agents within their professional communities.

Program Goals:

Students will demonstrate effective communication skills.
Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will communicate effectively with other members of the healthcare team.
  • Students will demonstrate effective oral communication skills at the collegiate level.
  • Students will demonstrate effective written communication skills at the collegiate level.
  • Students will explain radiographic procedures to the patients.
  • Students will enhance communication skills with the use of visual presentation tools.

Students will be able to employ critical-thinking skills.
Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will analyze ethical dilemmas.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to implement alternative procedures when routine radiographic positioning is not possible.
  • Students will analyze radiographic images for optimum quality.
  • Students will analyze patient care needs.

Students will demonstrate professionalism within the program.
Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will understand the importance of professionalism in the clinical setting.
  • Students will demonstrate a positive work ethic.
  • Students will complete learner achievements.

Students will be clinically competent.
Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will perform routine radiographic procedures competently.
  • Students will apply appropriate radiographic technical skills.
  • Students will employ safe radiation protection practices.