Program Mission, Goals & Objectives

Radiologic Technology Missions/Goals

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

Program Goals:

1. Students will demonstrate effective communication skills.
Student Learning Outcomes:

  • 1.1- Students will communicate effectively with other healthcare team members.
  • 1.2- Students will model AIDET communication skills while interacting with patients/family members.
  • 1.3- Students will demonstrate collegiate level written communications.
  • 1.4- Students will demonstrate effective oral communication skills at the collegiate level.

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

  • 2.1- Students will critique images for proper evaluation criteria.
  • 2.2- Students will revise procedure/positioning based on patient's condition.
  • 2.3- Students will perform non-routine radiography.

3. Students will demonstrate professional growth and development.
Student Learning Outcomes:

  • 3.1- Students will understand the importance of professionalism in the clinical setting.
  • 3.2- Students will demonstrate a positive work ethic.
  • 3.3- Students will prepare for professional growth through life-long learning.

4. Students will be clinically competent.
Student Learning Outcomes:

  • 4.1- Students will employ safe radiation protection practices.
  • 4.2- Students will perform routine radiographic procedures competently.