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The Associate in Applied Science degree program is pending discontinuation. No new students will be enrolled into this program. The Radiography program will now be offered as an Associate in Science degree with the same course requirements beginning in August 2013.

The Radiography Program mission statement and the goals are evaluated in the JRCERT Assessment plan using the Program Goals and Student Learning Outcomes.

Goal #1:  Students will be clinically competent

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Students will demonstrate adequate positioning skills.
  2. Students will select adequate technical Factors.

Goal #2:  Students will demonstrate communication skills.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Students will demonstrate written communication skills.
  2. Students will demonstrate oral communication skills.

Goal #3:  Students will develop critical thinking skills

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Students will adapt standard procedures for non-routine patients.
  2. Students will critique images to determine diagnostic quality

Goal #4: Student will model professionalism

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Students will demonstrate work ethics. 
  2. Students will follow the principle of ALARA.
  3. Students will demonstrate professional behavior.

Goal #5:  Program Effectiveness

Outcomes:

  1. Completion Rate
  2. ARRT Pass rate
  3. Job Placement
  4. Graduate Satisfaction
  5. Employer Satisfaction

In addition, the program evaluates and produces an annual Program Learning Outcome Report and College wide Student Learning Outcome Report using the Miami Dade College Learning Outcomes to ensure that the mission and the goals are appropriate.

Five-year average credentialing examination (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Certification Exam) pass rate (meeting the benchmark of 75 percent at first attempt) within six months of graduation is shown in the table below. 

Year

Percent Passing on 1st attempt

Number of students

2009

79%

31 of 39 students passed on 1st attempt.

2010

100%

28 of 28 students passed on 1st attempt.

2011

97%

30 of 31 students passed on 1st attempt.

2012

88%

29 of 33 students passed on 1st attempt.

2013

94%

29 of 31 students passed on 1st attempt.

5 year average

92%

 

Five-year average Job Placement Rate of not less than 75 percent within twelve months is shown in the table below:

Year

Job Placement

Number of students

2008

76%

16 of 21 (seeking employment) were employed within 12 months.

5 of 21 (seeking employment) were not employed within 12 months.

2009

84%

16 of 19 (seeking employment) were employed within 12 months.

 3 of 19 (seeking employment) were not employed within 12 months.

27 of 40 graduates responded to Graduate Feedback / Survey.

2010

84%

16 of 19 (seeking employment) were employed within 12 months.

 3 of 19 (seeking employment) were not employed within 12 months.

28 of 29 graduates responded to Graduate Feedback / Survey.

2011

88%

22 of 25 (seeking employment) were employed within 12 months.

3 of 25 (seeking employment) were not employed. within 12 months

25 of 33 graduates responded to Graduate Feedback / Survey.

2012

77%

10 of 13 (seeking employment) were employed within 12 months.

3 of 13 (seeking employment) were not employed within 12 months.

28 of 33 graduates responded to Graduate Feedback / Survey.

5 year average

82%

 

The Programs Completion Rate and the five year average is shown in the table below:

Year

Percent Completion

Number of students

2009

89%

45 began, 40 graduated

2010

76%

38 began, 29 graduated

2011

83%

40 began, 33 graduated

2012

83%

40 began, 33 graduated

2013

84%

43 began, 36 graduated

5 year average

83%

 

For more information regarding program effectiveness data visit the JRCERT website at www.jrcert.org

 

 

 

 

 

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