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Radiologic Technology

PROGRAM MISSION:

"The mission of the Pasadena City College Radiologic Technology Program is to prepare students to become qualified imaging practitioners who are committed to the highest patient care and ethical standards, and technical practices while instilling the importance of professionalism".

PROGRAM GOALS:

  1. Students will be clinically competent
    1. Students will be able to perform routine radiographic images
    2. Students will possess knowledge of radiographic procedures and patient care
    3. Students will employ radiation protection to patients, themselves and others
  2. Students will effectively communicate
    1. Students will demonstrate effective communication with patients, staff and others
    2. Students will be able to demonstrate good communication skills through class presentations
  3. Students will demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills
    1. Students will assess patients' condition and make appropriate modifications to the procedures based on their conditions and age group
    2. Students will evaluate radiographic images and make appropriate changes when necessary
  4. Students will demonstrate ethics and professionalism
    1. Students will evaluate career opportunities and advancement for the radiographer
    2. Students will demonstrate professionalism with patients, self and others
    3. Students will adhere to ethical behavior with patients, self and others
    4. Students will create a professional portfolio that illustrates growth with their careers

PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  1. Students will complete the program and courses with high success/retention rates
  2. Graduates will pass the certification and/or licensing examination
  3. Graduates will express overall satisfaction with the RT program
  4. Graduates will obtain employment in the field of radiology
  5. Employers will express overall satisfaction with the graduates' performance

The Radiologic Technology Program will evaluate and monitor program effectiveness through the measurement of graduate success rates, job placement rates, annual program completion rates, and graduate and employer satisfaction surveys.

The Radiologic Technology program will make available to the general public the annual results of the ARRT pass rate, job placement and program completion through the website:

Program Effectiveness Data

Professional Organizations/Accrediting Boards

PROGRAM ACCREDITATION STATUS

The Radiologic Technology program has programmatic accreditation through the Joint Review Committee on Education for Radiologic Technology. College administrators, Hospital personnel and students may contact the JRCERT at:

JRCERT
20 north Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, Illinois 60606-3182
Phone: (312) 704-5300
Fax: (312) 702-5304
Email: mail@jrcert.org
Website: www.jrcert.org

Joint Review Committee of Education in Radiologic Technology
http://www.jrcert.org/

JCERT Program Effectiveness Information
https://portal.jrcertaccreditation.org/summary/programannualreportlist.aspx

State of California Radiologic Health Branch
http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/Pages/RadiologicHealthBranch.aspx

American Society of Radiologic Technologists
http://www.asrt.org/

American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
https://www.arrt.org/

California Society of Radiologic Technologists
http://www.csrt.org/

DUE PROCESS AND GRIEVENCE APPEALS PROCESS

Due Process, Grievance and Appeals
http://www.pasadena.edu/studentaffairs/grievances/documents/StudentDueProcessManual-AllFormsAttached.pdf