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Goals, Mission and Values

Program Mission

Covenant School of Radiography strives to graduate students with the entry level skills required of a radiologic technologist who will strive to assist others in both understanding our values of Service, Excellence, Dignity, and Justice and how to put these values into practice in our daily lives.

Our Values

Service, Excellence, Dignity, and Justice

Goal 1:
Students will be able to safely and competently perform radiographic procedures.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will practice radiation safety at all times.
  • Students will correctly use identifying lead markers and patient identification on radiographs.
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of equipment operation by utilizing psychomotor and critical thinking skills.
  • Students will effectively demonstrate the ability to organize and proceed with work assignments in a knowledgeable and professional manner.
  • Students will demonstrate compassion and empathy while dealing with patients by applying affective domain.
  • Students will present diagnostic radiographs to the radiologists for interpretation.

Goal 2:
Students will evaluate the importance of professional development and growth.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will be able to identify unprofessional and unethical behavior and understand how ethics and professional behavior impact the lives of patients, their families, their health care providers, their communities, and the country.
  • Students will understand their legal obligations to their patients and to the hospital/institution.
  • Students will display professional development and growth.

Goal 3:
Students will use critical thinking and problem solving skills.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will be able to identify and correct technical and positional errors on radiographs.
  • Students will be able to select acceptable technical factors by utilizing critical thinking skills.
  • Students will be able to identify non-routine situations and adjust technical factors and modify positioning method to fit the patient's condition or environment.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to evaluate film quality by utilizing critical thinking skills.

Goal 4:
Students will be able to communicate effectively.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will practice written communication skills.
  • Students will be able to communicate orally and interact effectively with physicians and coworkers.

Goal 5:
The school will deliver an effective educational program.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Graduates will indicate overall satisfaction with the educational program.
  • The program will monitor input from its communities of interest for suggestions of improvement.
  • Graduates and alumni will indicate that the program adequately prepared them to perform the duties of a general radiographer.
  • Graduates will pass the ARRT exam on the first attempt.
  • The school will maintain a high Program Completion Rate.
  • Employers will indicate satisfaction with the ability of graduates to perform safely and competently.
  • Graduates will find employment within 12 months of graduation.
  • Students will indicate overall satisfaction with instructor performance.