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Dalton State College
Radiologic Technology Program (Go to Program Homepage)
Program Outcomes, and Standards

Program Mission: The purpose of Radiologic Technology Program is to provide students with integrated learning experiences in theory and practice that will enable them to provide high quality images and patient care in keeping with the service excellence philosophy of Dalton State College. In the professional course providing these skills and experiences, students are expected to successfully complete national registry/certification examinations.

Program Student Learning Outcomes/Graduate Competencies: Graduate highly competent entry-
level radiographers who practice the following intended Student Learning Outcomes.

1. Apply knowledge of the principles of radiation biology and protection for the
    patient, radiographers, and others.
2. Apply knowledge of human anatomy, physiology, radiographic procedures,
    radiographic technique, instrumentation, equipment, and pathology to
    accurately demonstrate anatomical structures on a radiograph.
3. Demonstrate at all times: ethical conduct and values, positive professional
    behavior, positive communication, and empathy towards their patientís needs.
4. Exercise good judgment, common sense and critical thinking skills in the
    pursuit of quality radiographs and solving problems.
5. Exercise confidentiality of patient records and information.
6. Provide patient care essential to radiologic procedures.
7. Recognize emergency patient conditions and initiate life saving first aid.
8. Introduction to advanced or specialized imaging professions for those
    desiring advanced educational opportunities.
9. Recognize the need to obtain further education in the pursuit of life-long learning.

Development and Revision of Mission, Goals, and Outcomes:

The program director and faculty will develop and review annually the programís
mission statement, goals, outcomes, and assessment procedures. Each of the
aforementioned will be reviewed by the Program Advisory Committee.

Reviewed/Revised 1/2014  (SD West)

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University System of Georgia
213 N. College Dr. 
Dalton, GA 30720

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Department phone: 706.272.4436
Department fax: 706.272.2530
Toll-free phone: 800.829.4436
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