Mission, Goals, and Outcomes

Program Mission

The mission of the Wake Tech Radiography Program is to provide the healthcare community with competent and professional entry-levels radiographers, a skilled health care professional who uses radiation to produce images of the human body.

Program Goals

Students will demonstrate competence in skills basic to Radiography Profession.

  1. Students will demonstrate proper positioning skills.
  2. Students will provide proper patient care.
  3. Students will determine correct exposure factors. 

Students will effectively utilize critical thinking skills.

  1. Students will demonstrate competence in non-routine examinations.
  2. Students will correctly analyze images. 

Students will demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills.

  1. Students will demonstrate appropriate communication skills.
  2. Students will demonstrate proficiency in written communication skills. 

Students will demonstrate professionalism.

  1. Students will demonstrate professional behavior in the clinical setting.
  2. Students will be able to identify imaging legalities, ethical codes and professional standards.

Program Effectiveness Measures

  1. Students will complete the program.
  2. Students will pass the national certification exam on the first attempt.
  3. Graduates will be gainfully employed within twelve (12) months post-graduation.
  4. Graduates of the program will indicate satisfaction with preparation for employment.
  5. Employers will be satisfied with the performance of newly-hired radiology technologists.

Program effectiveness data can be located on the JRCERT website. http://www.jrcert.org/